short-swing profit


: a profit made by a corporate insider who purchases stock and sells it or sells stock and purchases it within a prescribed period

Note: Section 16(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides that a corporation may recover short-swing profits realized by an insider within six months.

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“Short-swing profit.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

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