Shift Technologies: Insider Buying Drives Stock Off All-Time Lows

Shift Technologies (SFT) soared another 22.8% in the wake of news of insider buying.

The Trade After a relative experienced a positive process in buying a used car from Shift Technologies (SFT) several years ago, I kept an eye out for the opportunity to invest in the company. That opportunity came this year with an acquisition by Insurance Acquisition Corp in the form of a SPAC (Special Purpose Acquisition … Read more

Camping World Holdings: An RV Full of CEO Stock Purchases

The CEO Stock Purchases Camping World Holdings (CWH) is America’s “largest retailer of RVs, RV accessories and RV-related services” according to the company’s about page. CEO Marcus Lemonis is on a major buying campaign to load up HIS RV with company stock. These CEO stock purchases are large and frequent. As a result, I want … Read more

Camping World Holdings: Stock Attracts Insider Trades, Options Volume

Insider Trading The stock of Camping World Holdings (CWH) has rallied an astounding 438% off its March all-time low. Despite this 2-month comeback, the stock price still attracted the attention of Chairman & CEO Marcus Lemonis. Camping World’s leader spent a little over $50,000 to buy 2,444 shares of CWH stock on May 21, 2020 … Read more

ShotSpotter CEO Loads Up On Shares Following Investor Conference

When it comes to insider transactions, I only pay attention to the purchases and sales of company executives – the CEO and CFO in particular. Last week, it was the CFO of ShotSpotter (SSTI) purchasing shares ahead of the investor conference. This time, an SEC filing after market hours revealed that the CEO bought shares … Read more

ShotSpotter CFO Loads Up On Shares Ahead of Investor Conference

When it comes to insider transactions, I only pay attention to the purchases and sales of company executives – the CEO and CFO in particular. According to an SEC filing on December 6, 2017, CFO Alan R. Stewart purchased 3,000 shares at the price of $13.53. This additional $40,590 investment is a notable vote of … Read more

Above the 40 (June 23, 2017) – The S&P 500 Watches the NASDAQ Position for A Recovery

AT40 = 54.2% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) AT200 = 56.6% of stocks are trading above their respective 200DMAs VIX = 10.0 (volatility index) Short-term Trading Call: cautiously bullish Commentary Last week, the NASDAQ snatched the baton from the S&P 500 (SPY) and now looks poised to resume its … Read more

Above the 40 (May 16, 2017) – Stock Market Drag

AT40 = 48.2% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) AT200 = 55.6% of stocks are trading above their respective 200DMAs VIX = 10.7 (volatility index) Short-term Trading Call: cautiously bullish (downgrade from bullish) Commentary Time to downgrade my bullishness to “cautiously bullish.” While the S&P 500 (SPY) made a new … Read more

Above the 40 (February 15, 2017) – The S&P 500 Keeps Stretching Toward Overbought Status

AT40 Status: 67.3% of stocks are trading above their respective 40-day moving averages (DMAs) AT200 Status: 70.8% of stocks are trading above their respective 200DMAs VIX Status: 12.0 (volatility index) Short-term Trading Call: neutral Commentary The S&P 500 (SPY) printed a positive gain for the 7th straight trading day and the 10th of the last … Read more

T2108 Update (February 12, 2016) – The Latest Oversold Period Ends With A JP Morgan Chase Bottom

(T2108 measures the percentage of stocks trading above their respective 40-day moving averages [DMAs]. It helps to identify extremes in market sentiment that are likely to reverse. To learn more about it, see my T2108 Resource Page. You can follow real-time T2108 commentary on twitter using the #T2108 hashtag. T2108-related trades and other trades are … Read more

Flurry of Trading in Molycorp Ahead of CEO Change May Finally Cement A Bottom

(This is an excerpt from an article I originally published on Seeking Alpha on December 12, 2012. Click here to read the entire piece.) It turns out that recent put buyers in Molycorp (MCP) may have had the right idea, but their bearish trade may have a very short shelf life. After hours on December … Read more