it should not matter if one is long or short, ALL SHOULD BE ANNOYED WITH HERVE"S COMMENTS, PAUL WOULD NOT HAVE SAID THIS! A ceo should lead by actions not comments, if you say something is undervalued or overvalued , then buy or sell accordingly, do not have the whole management team , selling while you are PUMPING. Just the same for Janet Yellen, she as the head of the fed revserve has no place talking BUBBLES in bio tech and social media, when you have one the fed has created (Big Ben)
I saw 2 faults with Dr Paul as CEO. The larger one was that he was a poor public face for the company. Given that HH's biggest job was to be a good public face, it isn't fair to slam him for some happy talk that everyone else has long forgotten. (The other fault I saw was that he was in love with the IDO inhibitor to the exclusion of the rest of the pipeline)
I have a bone to pick (preferably their C2 or C3) with the consultants who have made stock such a large part of executive compensation, but basically, you're going to see only sales, never purchases, from insiders of companies following that course.