section 16 means: The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides that all profits must be reported. Insiders of a company must return any profits they have made from the sale or purchase of equity securities of that company within six months. This is known also as the “short swing profit” rule. (in Stock Market Dictionary)

What else does section 16 mean?

  • The Securities Exchange Act of 1934 provides that company insiders must file periodic reports outlining their ownership and any changes to the beneficial ownership of company equity securities. (in Stock Market Dictionary)