Despite, the widely held view that insider trading significantly affects stock prices; little is known about what causes such market inefficiency and whether firm characteristics matters.
This paper focuses on the impact of board structure towards insider trading and stock price efficiency.
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The study uses a sample of 250 firms from S&P 500 Index from 2000 to 2005.
The network/app operates in a similar way to many dating sites: there are "like" functions, photo browsing, profile building, and ways to interact and chat.Using an event study methodology, this paper analyzes the influence of different board characteristics on insider profits as measured by share price abnormal returns.It also uses purchase ratio as a proxy for insider trading activities.Internal regulations, such as corporate policies, monitoring and company incentives, may in a way reduce asymmetric information between corporate insiders and outside investors.Better governed firms may also help to reduce the agency cost of information and may subsequently help to reduce opportunistic insider trading activities.