Learn to Customize Your Own Options Trading Strategy
This guide will help you evaluate and analyze your trading plan to create a custom options trading strategy tailored to your risk profile and market outlook. Learn how to take your trading to the next level.
Download your FREE Options Strategy Guide Today!
Douglas Merritt, insider at Splunk
Douglas Merritt Insider Alerts

Get notified the next time Douglas Merritt buys or sells Splunk stock. Enter your email address below to get our daily insider buying and selling report.

Douglas Merritt Insider Information

CEO of Splunk
Doug Merritt has served as our President, Chief Executive Officer and a member of our board of directors since 2015. Mr. Merritt served as our Senior Vice President of Field Operations from 2014 to 2015. Prior to joining Splunk, Mr. Merritt served as Senior Vice President of Products and Solutions Marketing at Cisco Systems, Inc., a networking company, from 2012 to 2014. From 2011 to 2012, he served as Chief Executive Officer of Baynote, Inc., a behavioral personalization and marketing technology company. Previously, Mr. Merritt served in a number of executive roles and as a member of the extended Executive Board at SAP A.G., an enterprise software company, from 2005 to 2011. From 2001 to 2004, Mr. Merritt served as Group Vice President and General Manager of the Human Capital Management Product Division at PeopleSoft Inc., a software company (acquired by Oracle Corporation). He also co-founded and served as Chief Executive Officer of Icarian, Inc., a cloud-based company (since acquired by Workstream Corp.), from 1996 to 2001. Mr. Merritt has served as a member of the board of Dragoneer Growth Opportunities Corp., a special purchase acquisition company, since 2020. Mr. Merritt holds a B.S. from The University of the Pacific in Stockton, California.

What is Douglas Merritt's net worth?

The estimated net worth of Douglas Merritt is at least $36.97 million as of April 12th, 2021. Mr. Merritt owns 323,684 shares of Splunk stock worth more than $36,967,950 as of December 5th. This net worth estimate does not reflect any other investments that Mr. Merritt may own. Learn More.

What is Douglas Merritt's salary?

As the CEO of Splunk Inc., Mr. Merritt earned a total compensation package of $27,383,811.00 in 2021. Mr. Merritt earned a salary of $850,000.00, stock awards of $25,351,450.00, non-equity compensation of $1,132,306.00, and other compensation of $50,055.00.

How do I contact Douglas Merritt?

The corporate mailing address for Mr. Merritt and other Splunk executives is 270 BRANNAN STREET, SAN FRANCISCO CA, 94107. Splunk can also be reached via phone at (415) 848-8400 and via email at [email protected]

Has Douglas Merritt been buying or selling shares of Splunk?

Douglas Merritt has not been actively trading shares of Splunk over the course of the past ninety days. Most recently, Douglas Merritt sold 27,526 shares of the business's stock in a transaction on Thursday, September 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $151.55, for a transaction totalling $4,171,565.30.

Who are Splunk's active insiders?

Splunk's insider roster includes Jason Child (CFO), Timothy Emanuelson (CAO), Douglas Merritt (CEO), Scott Morgan (SVP), Graham Smith (Director), Elisa Steele (Director), and Godfrey Sullivan (Director).

Are insiders buying or selling shares of Splunk?

During the last twelve months, insiders at the software company sold shares 33 times. They sold a total of 142,189 shares worth more than $21,052,263.51. The most recent insider tranaction occured on November, 15th when CAO Timothy Emanuelson sold 359 shares worth more than $54,747.50. Insiders at Splunk own 0.3 % of the company.

Information on this page was last updated on 11/15/2021.

Douglas Merritt Insider Trading History at Splunk

Transaction DateBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
9/16/2021Sell27,526$151.55$4,171,565.30View SEC Filing Icon  
6/16/2021Sell7,561$122.64$927,281.04View SEC Filing Icon  
4/12/2021Sell15,456$145.00$2,241,120.00323,684View SEC Filing Icon  
4/5/2021Sell8,114$138.48$1,123,626.72341,240View SEC Filing Icon  
3/16/2021Sell11,222$140.83$1,580,394.26252,826View SEC Filing Icon  
12/16/2020Sell16,497$161.20$2,659,316.40240,866View SEC Filing Icon  
9/16/2020Sell18,862$183.02$3,452,123.24266,868View SEC Filing Icon  
9/14/2020Sell14,634$186.92$2,735,387.28289,202View SEC Filing Icon  
8/31/2020Sell13,709$218.10$2,989,932.90View SEC Filing Icon  
6/12/2020Sell16,805$178.88$3,006,078.40312,540View SEC Filing Icon  
4/14/2020Sell6,563$130.00$853,190.00309,083View SEC Filing Icon  
4/1/2020Sell3,381$118.19$399,600.39317,927View SEC Filing Icon  
3/30/2020Sell10,762$126.87$1,365,374.94246,962View SEC Filing Icon  
3/26/2020Sell13,600$130.00$1,768,000.00246,962View SEC Filing Icon  
3/16/2020Sell7,001$100.07$700,590.07267,563View SEC Filing Icon  
12/11/2019Sell14,894$146.15$2,176,758.10240,293View SEC Filing Icon  
9/12/2019Sell13,341$115.20$1,536,883.20View SEC Filing Icon  
6/12/2019Sell13,342$115.21$1,537,131.82296,211View SEC Filing Icon  
4/5/2019Sell12,715$126.76$1,611,753.40313,286View SEC Filing Icon  
3/13/2019Sell16,004$125.09$2,001,940.36195,302View SEC Filing Icon  
12/12/2018Sell11,883$106.94$1,270,768.02231,532View SEC Filing Icon  
9/12/2018Sell23,572$124.58$2,936,599.76View SEC Filing Icon  
6/13/2018Sell32,949$117.90$3,884,687.10293,095View SEC Filing Icon  
4/5/2018Sell33,734$98.71$3,329,883.14318,894View SEC Filing Icon  
4/3/2018Sell16,677$97.66$1,628,675.82318,894View SEC Filing Icon  
3/14/2018Sell28,513$106.30$3,030,931.90187,079View SEC Filing Icon  
12/13/2017Sell10,126$80.05$810,586.30189,079View SEC Filing Icon  
9/13/2017Sell10,125$67.53$683,741.25210,260View SEC Filing Icon  
6/14/2017Sell10,125$58.01$587,351.25231,440View SEC Filing Icon  
4/5/2017Sell14,867$61.83$919,226.61252,620View SEC Filing Icon  
3/14/2017Sell14,097$60.78$856,815.66180,075View SEC Filing Icon  
12/14/2016Sell6,155$56.62$348,496.10151,242View SEC Filing Icon  
9/14/2016Sell6,155$58.10$357,605.50164,117View SEC Filing Icon  
12/11/2015Sell9,375$54.81$513,843.75119,767View SEC Filing Icon  
9/11/2015Sell9,375$59.30$555,937.50128,634View SEC Filing Icon  
See Full Table

Douglas Merritt Buying and Selling Activity at Splunk

This chart shows Douglas Merritt's buying and selling at Splunk by year and by quarter.

Skip ChartChart Data in Insider Trading History Table

Splunk Company Overview

Splunk logo
Splunk, Inc. engages in the development and marketing of software solutions. Its products include Splunk cloud, Splunk light and Splunk enterprise. It also offers solutions for information technology operations, security, internet-of-things, application analytics, business analytics and industries. The company was founded by Erik M. Swan, Michael J. Baum and Robin K. Das in October 2003 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA.
Read More

Today's Range

Now: $114.21
Low: $108.08
High: $116.89

50 Day Range

MA: $149.54
Low: $111.70
High: $173.31

2 Week Range

Now: $114.21
Low: $108.08
High: $185.73


4,162,848 shs

Average Volume

2,180,400 shs

Market Capitalization

$18.45 billion

P/E Ratio


Dividend Yield



Learn to Customize Your Own Options Trading Strategy
This guide will help you evaluate and analyze your trading plan to create a custom options trading strategy tailored to your risk profile and market outlook. Learn how to take your trading to the next level.
Download your FREE Options Strategy Guide Today!