Insider Trading Trends to Know in These Financial Stocks Now

NYSE:GE): Insiders purchased 203,670 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -74,510 over the past six months. Net transactions were 3 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 10,661,000,000. The stock recently traded at $18.56 and its market capitalization is $196,837,100,000. About the company:  General Electric Company is a diversified technology, media and financial services company. The Company offers products and services ranging from aircraft engines, power generation, and water processing technology to medical imaging, business and consumer financing, media content and industrial products. General Electric conducts operations globally.

  • JPMorgan Chase + Co. (NYSE:JPM): Insiders purchased 82,870 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -124,470 over the past six months. Net transactions were 4 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 3,956,300,000. The stock recently traded at $41.44 and its market capitalization is $164,669,500,000. About the company:  JPMorgan Chase & Co. provides global financial services and retail banking. The Company provides services such as investment banking, treasury and securities services, asset management, private banking, card member services, commercial banking, and home finance. JP Morgan Chase serves business enterprises, institutions, and individuals.
  • Wells Fargo + Company (NYSE:WFC): Insiders purchased 989,350 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -764,880 over the past six months. Net transactions were 5 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 5,226,800,000. The stock recently traded at $28.97 and its market capitalization is $153,225,200,000. About the company: Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, leasing, credit cards, and consumer finance. The Company operates through physical stores, the Internet and other distribution channels across North America and elsewhere internationally.
  • Citigroup Inc. (NYSE:C): Insiders purchased 246,100 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of 400 over the past six months. Net transactions were 9 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 2,877,600,000. The stock recently traded at $39.72 and its market capitalization is $115,993,400,000. About the company: Citigroup Inc. is a diversified financial services holding company that provides a broad range of financial services to consumer and corporate customers around the world. The Company’s services include investment banking, retail brokerage, corporate banking, and cash management products and services.
  • Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC): Insiders purchased 924,870 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -627,610 over the past six months. Net transactions were 7 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 9,790,472,000. The stock recently traded at $10.00 and its market capitalization is $101,520,000,000. About the company: Bank of America Corporation accepts deposits and offers banking, investing, asset management, and other financial and risk-management products and services. The Company has a mortgage lending subsidiary, and an investment banking and securities brokerage subsidiary.
  • Visa Inc. (NYSE:V): Insiders purchased 9,990 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -0,340 over the past six months. Net transactions were 2 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 839,000,000. The stock recently traded at $89.20 and its market capitalization is $74,042,380,000. About the company:  Visa Inc. operates a retail electronic payments network and manages global financial services. The Company also offers global commerce through the transfer of value and information among financial institutions, merchants, consumers, businesses and government entities.
  • American Express Company (NYSE:AXP): Insiders purchased 1,217,380 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -1,302,670 over the past six months. Net transactions were -1 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 1,188,000,000. The stock recently traded at $51.57 and its market capitalization is $61,995,090,000. About the company:  American Express Company is a global payment and travel company. The Company’s principal products and services are charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services offered to consumers and businesses around the world.
  • UnitedHealth Group Inc. (NYSE:UNH): Insiders purchased 1,343,610 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -665,670 over the past six months. Net transactions were 6 for the six month period. Insiders own 1% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 1,120,000,000. The stock recently traded at $51.26 and its market capitalization is $55,537,010,000. About the company:  UnitedHealth Group Incorporated owns and manages organized health systems in the United States and internationally. The Company provides employers products and resources to plan and administer employee benefit programs. UnitedHealth also serves the health needs of older Americans, provides specialized care services, and provides health care information and research to providers and payers.
  • U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB): Insiders purchased 615,110 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -477,410 over the past six months. Net transactions were 1 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 1,912,000,000. The stock recently traded at $26.74 and its market capitalization is $51,518,630,000. About the company:  U.S. Bancorp is a diversified financial services company that provides lending and depository services, cash management, foreign exchange and trust and investment management services. The Company also provides credit card services, mortgage banking, insurance, brokerage, and leasing. U.S Bancorp operates in the Midwest and Western United States.
  • MetLife, Inc. (NYSE:MET): Insiders purchased 132,550 shares in the past 6 months, against insider sales of -139,050 over the past six months. Net transactions were 0 for the six month period. Insiders own 0% of the outstanding shares, of which there are 882,436,530. The stock recently traded at $41.10 and its market capitalization is $43,444,360,000. About the company: MetLife, Inc. provides individual insurance, employee benefits and financial services with operations throughout the United States and the regions of Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. The Company’s products include life insurance, annuities, automobile and homeowners insurance, retail banking and other financial services to individuals as well as group insurance.
  • “Insider net transactions” shows the general bullishness of company insiders.  If more insider purchases than sales were made over the six month period, then this value is a positive number; conversely, if more insider sales than purchases were made, this value is a negative number.  The further away from zero this value is, the more bullish (positive) or bearish (negative number) the company’s insiders.  Obviously, a value of zero represents an equal number of sellers and buyers.  Note, also, that the number of shares sold can exceed the number of shares purchased over the six month period, yet the “insider net transactions” number can be positive.  The opposite can be true as well: the number of shares purchased can exceed the number of shares sold, yet the number of sale transactions can be greater than the number of purchase transactions.

    (Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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