Insider Buying: Bullish Signals for These 7 Stocks

If history is any guide, these stocks could be headed higher in the months ahead, based on recent insider buying activity.

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As much as investors might like to key on insider selling for insights into where a company's share price could be headed, insider buying is a far more useful tell.

True, corporate insiders – the chairs, directors and executives who run the company – are privy to information that outsiders are not. When these insiders sell stock, it's only natural for outsiders to wonder if something is afoot.

Disclaimer

Share prices and other data are as of Sept. 23, courtesy of Refinitiv Stock Reports Plus and S&P Global Market Intelligence, unless otherwise noted. Stocks are ordered by average six-month return, from lowest to highest.

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Dan Burrows
Senior Investing Writer, Kiplinger.com

Dan Burrows is Kiplinger's senior investing writer, having joined the august publication full time in 2016.

A long-time financial journalist, Dan is a veteran of SmartMoney, MarketWatch, CBS MoneyWatch, InvestorPlace and DailyFinance. He has written for The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, Consumer Reports, Senior Executive and Boston magazine, and his stories have appeared in the New York Daily News, the San Jose Mercury News and Investor's Business Daily, among other publications. As a senior writer at AOL's DailyFinance, Dan reported market news from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange and hosted a weekly video segment on equities.

Once upon a time – before his days as a financial reporter and assistant financial editor at legendary fashion trade paper Women's Wear Daily – Dan worked for Spy magazine, scribbled away at Time Inc. and contributed to Maxim magazine back when lad mags were a thing. He's also written for Esquire magazine's Dubious Achievements Awards.

In his current role at Kiplinger, Dan writes about equities, fixed income, currencies, commodities, funds, macroeconomics, demographics, real estate, cost of living indexes and more.

Dan holds a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and a master's degree from Columbia University.

Disclosure: Dan does not trade stocks or other securities. Rather, he dollar-cost averages into cheap funds and index funds and holds them forever in tax-advantaged accounts.