Insider Trading activities of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc insiders.

Monthly summaries of insider trading activities (stock purchases, sales, and option exercises) reported by insiders of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc since 2005 are illustrated in Table 1 and Table 2. Table 1 shows the monthly insider trading data of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc since year 2005. Table 2 shows the detailed insider transactions of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc since 2005. The reporting company's ticker symbol is LGND. The reporting company's CIK number is 886163.
The total value of stock buying since 2005 is $46,080,298.
The total value of stock sales since 2005 is $260,978,716.
The total value of stock option exercises since 2005 is $14,736,678.


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Table 1. Monthly summaries of insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises for Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (LGND).
Trading Period Insider Buying Insider Sales Option Exercises
year-month Shares Value Shares Value Shares Value
2017-10 0 $0 0 $0 11,384 $249,537
2017-09 0 $0 5,000 $650,000 5,000 $105,000
2017-08 0 $0 32,208 $4,083,845 12,433 $184,434
2017-06 0 $0 16,666 $1,938,360 16,666 $349,986
2017-05 0 $0 42,868 $4,756,013 7,821 $77,975
2017-03 0 $0 14,879 $1,575,852 24,554 $246,056
2017-02 0 $0 32,000 $3,403,060 0 $0
2016-11 0 $0 24,809 $2,649,486 0 $0
2016-10 0 $0 0 $0 13,980 $713,776
2016-09 0 $0 5,666 $642,339 0 $0
2016-08 0 $0 13,500 $1,664,550 16,625 $165,751
2016-07 0 $0 1,000 $121,080 0 $0
2016-06 0 $0 1,000 $118,335 0 $0
2016-05 0 $0 26,334 $3,141,942 0 $0
2016-04 0 $0 5,000 $575,000 0 $0
2016-03 0 $0 23,362 $2,351,622 14,650 $212,240
2016-01 0 $0 1,666 $158,443 1,666 $98,960
2015-11 0 $0 10,719 $1,084,089 7,719 $285,170
2015-08 0 $0 58,666 $5,714,669 19,670 $241,508
2015-07 0 $0 14,067 $1,393,519 15,067 $225,561
2015-06 0 $0 51,311 $4,961,059 44,171 $539,932
2015-05 0 $0 77,603 $6,544,730 68,363 $2,421,102
2015-03 0 $0 16,390 $1,213,941 5,264 $95,778
2015-02 0 $0 2,810 $159,080 0 $0
2014-12 275 $12,436 0 $0 0 $0
2014-10 13,085 $568,067 0 $0 10,835 $268,340
2014-09 0 $0 0 $0 20,300 $227,075
2014-08 1,000 $54,970 0 $0 0 $0
2014-06 855 $37,440 1,100 $76,648 1,100 $14,509
2014-05 0 $0 7,166 $479,548 2,499 $38,609
2014-03 0 $0 90,726 $6,473,775 5,000 $44,850
2014-02 0 $0 647,729 $48,234,399 146,653 $2,318,526
2014-01 0 $0 15,000 $960,000 9,000 $189,000
2013-12 293 $9,936 12,700 $694,288 6,700 $66,792
2013-11 0 $0 528,628 $30,270,074 2,327 $21,887
2013-10 0 $0 10,000 $550,000 10,518 $163,291
2013-09 0 $0 519,023 $23,460,683 0 $0
2013-08 0 $0 60,406 $2,717,295 70,254 $983,542
2013-06 2,043 $35,465 0 $0 0 $0
2013-05 0 $0 4,000 $106,640 0 $0
2013-01 39,600 $783,169 0 $0 0 $0
2012-12 57,856 $1,042,021 0 $0 3,333 $40,195
2012-11 0 $0 120,000 $2,351,670 0 $0
2012-10 16,591 $252,023 0 $0 0 $0
2012-09 0 $0 4,249 $79,753 0 $0
2012-08 3,243 $53,070 0 $0 0 $0
2012-06 700 $8,386 0 $0 0 $0
2012-05 198,500 $2,306,600 196,000 $2,277,520 0 $0
2012-03 0 $0 3,606 $56,841 0 $0
2011-11 522,540 $5,573,125 0 $0 0 $0
2011-10 114,473 $1,556,366 0 $0 0 $0
2011-09 10,000 $152,100 0 $0 0 $0
2011-08 1,049,704 $11,951,656 0 $0 0 $0
2011-05 1,725 $18,906 0 $0 0 $0
2011-03 61,900 $650,373 0 $0 0 $0
2011-02 151,500 $1,510,915 94,966 $944,779 0 $0
2010-11 10,000 $15,950 0 $0 0 $0
2010-06 5,000 $7,400 0 $0 0 $0
2010-05 27,145 $42,622 0 $0 0 $0
2010-03 0 $0 1,060,246 $1,849,987 0 $0
2010-02 6,000 $10,020 0 $0 0 $0
2009-12 0 $0 2,000 $4,300 0 $0
2009-08 0 $0 4,552,550 $11,700,053 0 $0
2009-07 0 $0 142,700 $423,676 0 $0
2009-06 0 $0 829,265 $2,416,889 0 $0
2009-04 826,600 $2,149,160 438,800 $2,018,479 0 $0
2009-02 826,600 $2,149,160 832,600 $3,818,079 0 $0
2009-01 43,736 $87,472 0 $0 0 $0
2008-12 477,022 $917,374 0 $0 0 $0
2008-11 3,286,305 $5,733,879 0 $0 0 $0
2008-05 515,300 $1,749,335 512,300 $1,739,258 0 $0
2008-03 3,000 $10,971 0 $0 0 $0
2007-11 2,000 $8,560 0 $0 0 $0
2007-08 7,000 $42,280 0 $0 0 $0
2007-06 402,100 $2,748,083 400,100 $2,734,683 0 $0
2007-05 8,350 $54,108 0 $0 0 $0
2007-04 0 $0 0 $0 10,005 $42,391
2007-03 0 $0 5,720,000 $60,288,799 0 $0
2006-12 350,000 $3,776,900 217,783 $2,383,342 217,783 $1,707,269
2006-11 0 $0 260,570 $2,966,244 263,350 $2,390,764
2006-03 0 $0 0 $0 1,841 $6,872

Table 2. Detailed insider stock purchases, sales, and option exercises of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc insiders (LGND)
  Trade Date   Insider Name Trade Type     Shares       Price ($)   Value ($)
2017-10-13 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Option Ex 11,384 21.92 249,537
2017-09-05 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 5,000 130.00 650,000
2017-09-05 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Option Ex 5,000 21.00 105,000
2017-08-23 Aryeh Jason Sale 2,000 127.99 255,980
2017-08-09 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Sale 18,625 126.96 2,364,667
2017-08-09 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Sale 6,100 127.51 777,823
2017-08-09 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 6,950 9.97 69,291
2017-08-08 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 5,483 125.00 685,375
2017-08-08 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Option Ex 5,483 21.00 115,143
2017-06-21 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 4,666 120.00 559,920
2017-06-21 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Option Ex 4,666 21.00 97,986
2017-06-09 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 12,000 114.87 1,378,440
2017-06-09 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Option Ex 12,000 21.00 252,000
2017-05-15 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 2,200 9.97 21,934
2017-05-12 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 14,582 111.87 1,631,332
2017-05-12 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Sale 5,621 112.19 630,648
2017-05-12 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 5,621 9.97 56,041
2017-05-11 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 22,665 110.04 2,494,033
2017-03-20 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 4,000 109.10 436,400
2017-03-08 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 4,000 107.06 428,240
2017-03-08 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Option Ex 15,675 10.05 157,533
2017-03-03 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 2,000 9.97 19,940
2017-03-02 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Sale 6,879 103.39 711,212
2017-03-02 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 6,879 9.97 68,583
2017-02-28 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 7,000 107.58 753,060
2017-02-27 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 25,000 106.00 2,650,000
2016-11-25 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 3,478 106.96 372,006
2016-11-22 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 15,001 107.40 1,611,062
2016-11-18 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 5,000 105.00 525,000
2016-11-16 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 1,330 106.33 141,418
2016-10-31 Davis Todd C (Director) Option Ex 13,980 51.06 713,776
2016-09-22 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 3,000 117.34 352,020
2016-09-07 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 1,000 115.00 115,000
2016-09-01 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 1,666 105.23 175,319
2016-08-08 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 4,125 9.97 41,126
2016-08-05 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Sale 12,500 122.14 1,526,750
2016-08-05 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 12,500 9.97 124,625
2016-08-01 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 1,000 137.80 137,800
2016-07-01 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 1,000 121.08 121,080
2016-06-01 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 1,000 118.33 118,335
2016-05-18 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Sale 334 120.50 40,247
2016-05-06 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 15,000 118.52 1,777,830
2016-05-05 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 10,000 120.21 1,202,120
2016-05-02 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 1,000 121.75 121,745
2016-04-06 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 5,000 115.00 575,000
2016-03-17 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Sale 6,400 96.70 618,880
2016-03-17 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 8,650 9.97 86,240
2016-03-08 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 500 102.49 51,245
2016-03-08 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Option Ex 6,000 21.00 126,000
2016-03-07 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 5,629 101.06 568,894
2016-03-07 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 10,833 102.70 1,112,603
2016-01-20 Kozarich John W (Director) Sale 1,666 95.10 158,443
2016-01-20 Kozarich John W (Director) Option Ex 1,666 59.40 98,960
2015-11-11 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Sale 7,719 101.00 779,619
2015-11-11 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Option Ex 7,719 36.94 285,170
2015-11-11 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 3,000 101.49 304,470
2015-08-17 Knott David M (Director) Sale 4,000 95.98 383,936
2015-08-13 Knott David M (Director) Sale 36,525 96.20 3,513,558
2015-08-12 Knott David M (Director) Sale 13,275 96.45 1,280,426
2015-08-07 Knott David M (Director) Sale 200 99.02 19,803
2015-08-06 Davis Todd C (Director) Option Ex 19,670 12.28 241,508
2015-08-06 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 4,666 110.79 516,946
2015-07-13 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Option Ex 1,000 53.10 53,100
2015-07-10 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Sale 14,067 99.06 1,393,519
2015-07-10 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Option Ex 14,067 12.26 172,461
2015-06-29 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 2,500 9.97 24,925
2015-06-26 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Sale 12,500 100.97 1,262,125
2015-06-26 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 12,500 9.97 124,625
2015-06-22 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Sale 23,046 96.56 2,225,252
2015-06-22 Foehr Matthew W (President and COO) Option Ex 25,046 9.97 249,708
2015-06-10 Herman Melanie J (Interim CFO) Sale 4,125 93.50 385,687
2015-06-10 Herman Melanie J (Interim CFO) Option Ex 4,125 34.10 140,674
2015-06-09 Higgins John L (Chief Executive Officer) Sale 10,000 93.60 936,000
2015-06-04 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 1,640 92.68 151,995
2015-05-20 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 1,000 87.65 87,650
2015-05-19 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 2,240 88.82 198,956
2015-05-18 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 6,000 86.74 520,439
2015-05-14 Desilva Nishan M (VP, Finance & Strategy and CFO) Sale 20,938 83.84 1,755,441
2015-05-14 Desilva Nishan M (VP, Finance & Strategy and CFO) Option Ex 20,938 74.42 1,558,205
2015-05-13 Desilva Nishan M (VP, Finance & Strategy and CFO) Sale 23,905 83.28 1,990,688
2015-05-13 Desilva Nishan M (VP, Finance & Strategy and CFO) Option Ex 23,905 18.20 434,951
2015-05-12 Desilva Nishan M (VP, Finance & Strategy and CFO) Sale 23,520 84.67 1,991,556
2015-05-12 Desilva Nishan M (VP, Finance & Strategy and CFO) Option Ex 23,520 18.20 427,946
2015-03-19 Patel Sunil (Director) Sale 4,591 74.42 341,662
2015-03-16 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Sale 11,264 74.56 839,810
2015-03-16 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Option Ex 5,264 18.20 95,778
2015-03-02 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Sale 535 60.69 32,469
2015-02-19 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Sale 510 57.84 29,498
2015-02-10 Desilva Nishan M (VP, Corporate Development) Sale 2,300 56.34 129,582
2014-12-31 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Buy 103 45.23 4,658
2014-12-31 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Buy 126 45.23 5,698
2014-12-31 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Buy 46 45.23 2,080
2014-10-15 Kozarich John W (Director) Buy 2,000 45.68 91,360
2014-10-13 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Option Ex 1,000 9.97 9,970
2014-10-10 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Buy 85 44.91 3,817
2014-10-09 Aryeh Jason (Director) Buy 11,000 42.99 472,890
2014-10-07 Kozarich John W (Director) Option Ex 2,500 8.58 21,450
2014-10-01 Aryeh Jason (Director) Option Ex 7,335 32.30 236,920
2014-09-25 Aryeh Jason (Director) Option Ex 20,300 11.19 227,075
2014-08-15 Higgins John L (President & CEO) Buy 1,000 54.97 54,970
2014-06-30 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Buy 98 43.79 4,291
2014-06-30 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Buy 329 43.79 14,407
2014-06-30 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Buy 428 43.79 18,742
2014-06-09 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Sale 1,100 69.68 76,648
2014-06-09 Herman Melanie J (Director of Accounting) Option Ex 1,100 13.19 14,509
2014-05-27 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Sale 7,166 66.92 479,548
2014-05-27 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Option Ex 2,499 15.45 38,609
2014-03-25 Lampert Mark N Sale 28,222 69.95 1,974,213
2014-03-24 Lampert Mark N Sale 50,004 70.17 3,508,630
2014-03-19 Davis Todd C (Director) Sale 5,000 79.63 398,145
2014-03-18 Davis Todd C (Director) Sale 2,500 79.45 198,637
2014-03-18 Lamattina John L (Director) Sale 5,000 78.83 394,150
2014-03-18 Lamattina John L (Director) Option Ex 5,000 8.97 44,850
2014-02-27 Sabba Stephen L (Director) Sale 500 72.25 36,125
2014-02-20 Lampert Mark N Sale 146,900 73.05 10,730,751
2014-02-20 Knott David M (Director) Sale 900 72.97 65,675
2014-02-19 Lampert Mark N Sale 75,000 73.03 5,477,475
2014-02-18 Lampert Mark N Sale 201,000 74.66 15,005,856
2014-02-18 Knott David M (Director) Sale 15,431 73.31 1,131,292
2014-02-14 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 9,500 78.87 749,265
2014-02-14 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Sale 22,500 79.54 1,789,650
2014-02-14 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Option Ex 25,944 9.97 258,661
2014-02-14 Knott David M (Director) Sale 26,469 77.10 2,040,812
2014-02-13 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Option Ex 2,000 14.47 28,940
2014-02-13 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 6,700 77.43 518,781
2014-02-12 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Sale 14,881 74.50 1,108,634
2014-02-12 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Option Ex 14,881 19.49 290,045
2014-02-12 Aryeh Jason (Director) Sale 24,120 75.21 1,814,113
2014-02-12 Sharp John P (VP Finance and CFO) Sale 86,953 74.76 6,500,345
2014-02-12 Sharp John P (VP Finance and CFO) Option Ex 86,953 18.09 1,572,805
2014-02-12 Higgins John L (President & CEO) Sale 16,875 75.00 1,265,625
2014-02-12 Higgins John L (President & CEO) Option Ex 16,875 9.96 168,075
2014-01-21 Higgins John L (President & CEO) Option Ex 9,000 21.00 189,000
2014-01-16 Higgins John L (President & CEO) Sale 15,000 64.00 960,000
2013-12-31 Berkman Charles S (VP, Gen. Counsel & Secretary) Buy 209 33.91 7,088
2013-12-31 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Buy 84 33.91 2,848
2013-12-12 Sharp John P (VP Finance and CFO) Sale 700 53.44 37,408
2013-12-12 Sharp John P (VP Finance and CFO) Option Ex 700 9.96 6,972
2013-12-12 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Sale 6,000 53.40 320,400
2013-12-12 Foehr Matthew W (EVP and COO) Option Ex 6,000 9.97 59,820
2013-12-06 Sharp John P (VP Finance and CFO) Sale 6,000 56.08 336,480
2013-11-27 Investment 10 Llc (Other) Sale 319,005 57.08 18,207,210
2013-11-26 Investment 10 Llc (Other) Sale 208,500 57.57 12,003,345
2013-11-25 Kozarich John W (Director) Option Ex 1,243 7.11 8,837
2013-11-18 Sharp John P (VP Finance and CFO) Sale 1,123 53.00 59,519
2013-11-18 Sharp John P (VP Finance and CFO) Option Ex 624 9.96 6,215
2013-11-18 Kozarich John W (Director) Option Ex 460 14.86 6,835
2013-10-22 Higgins John L (President & CEO) Option Ex 10,518 15.53 163,291
2013-10-18 Higgins John L (President & CEO) Sale 10,000 55.00 550,000
2013-09-23 Bvf Investments Llc (Other) Sale 359,023 44.50 15,976,523
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Insider trading activities including stock purchases, stock sales, and option exercises of LGND listed in the above tables cannot be completely guaranteed as to their accuracy. For more insider trading information of Ligand Pharmaceuticals Inc (symbol LGND, CIK number 886163) see the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) website.