Insiders Make Significant Stock Sales in Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) Shares Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Insiders Make Significant Stock Sales in Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) Shares Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

Seven insiders listed below, disposed of 76,399 shares of Vertex Pharmaceuticals having a market value of approximately $11,579,055, today, as disclosed in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 8 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 186,117 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 262,516 shares and have averaged 17,501 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Vertex Pharmaceuticals is greater than that of the 281 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Bio Therapeutic Drugs peer group saw 323 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.1 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Vertex Pharmaceuticals insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 26,364,382 shares purchased and 34,762,724 shares sold with company insiders selling 26,001 shares on average over this time period.

The data obtained in evaluating and writing in this story eliminates all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Dr Jeffrey M Leiden, Director and Officer, sold 23,905 shares
* Amit Sachdev, Officer, sold 17,796 shares
* Paul M Silva, Officer, sold 4,213 shares
* Dr David Altshuler, Officer, sold 6,403 shares
* Stuart A Arbuckle, Officer, sold 6,824 shares
* Dr Jeffrey Chodakewitz, Officer, sold 5,122 shares
* Michael Parini, Officer, sold 12,136 shares

Using proprietary Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends.

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Silgan Holdings (SLGN) Insider Makes Significant Share Sale

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Silgan Holdings (SLGN) Insider Makes Significant Share Sale

A filing with the SEC today revealed a significant insider sale of Silgan Holdings shares as — D Greg Horrigan, 10% Owner and Director — sold 355,934 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $9,971,017. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the sale of 25,642 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 381,576 shares and have averaged 190,788 shares per transaction over this time period.

Relative to its peers over the last 90 days, insider buy/sell trading at Silgan Holdings is higher than the 15-company peer group average. Non-Paper Containers & Packaging peer group saw 9 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.6 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Silgan Holdings insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 62,988 shares sold with company insiders having sold 6,999 shares on average.

The data used in composing and writing in this story eliminates all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers.

Using proprietary Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends.

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Significant Insider Sales in Shares of PROS Holdings (PRO)

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Significant Insider Sales in Shares of PROS Holdings (PRO)

There was a significant level of insider selling revealed today in filings with the SEC for PROS Holdings. Two insiders — Ronald F Woestemeyer, 10% Owner and Director, and Mariette M Woestemeyer, 10% Owner and Director — sold 500,000 shares in the company for approximately $15,500,000. These are the first insider buy/sell trades in the past 90 days. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have averaged 250,000 shares per transaction.

The level of buy-sell trading at PROS Holdings is near the 64 member peer company average. The Enterprise Software peer group saw 143 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.2 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade transacted by PROS Holdings insiders is higher. Within the peer group there were 1,189,109 shares purchased and 8,206,965 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 49,076 shares on average.

For the purpose of evaluating significant insider buying and selling all trades reported to the SEC that involve awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers have been eliminated in data used to compose and write this story.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Ronald F Woestemeyer, 10% Owner and Director, sold 250,000 shares
* Mariette M Woestemeyer, 10% Owner and Director, sold 250,000 shares

Using proprietary Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends.

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Post Holdings (POST) sees Significant Insider Buying Extending the Trend of Last 90 Days

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Post Holdings (POST) sees Significant Insider Buying Extending the Trend of Last 90 Days

There were noteworthy insider purchases of Post Holdings shares today, as disclosed in filings with the SEC as two insiders — William P Stiritz, Director, and David P Skarie, Director — bought 100,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $7,199,380. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been buys resulting in the purchase of 6,573 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net purchases of 103,788 shares and have averaged 21,872 shares per transaction over this time period.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Post Holdings is greater than the 1-company peer group average. Breakfast Cereal Manufacturing peer group saw 3 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 3.0 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Post Holdings insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 6,573 shares purchased and 0 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 2,191 shares on average.

Insider buying and selling activity that is significant has been determined by eliminating all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers in creating and writing this story.

Today’s Insider Activity
* William P Stiritz, Director, bought 100,000 shares
* David P Skarie, Director, sold 2,785 shares

Using proprietary Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends.

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Insider Selling in Paylocity Holdings (PCTY) Shares Continues

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Insider Selling in Paylocity Holdings (PCTY) Shares Continues

There was a notable sale of shares of Paylocity Holdings by an insider today, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Michael R Haske, Officer — disposed of 25,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,084,275. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 1,351,142 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 1,376,142 shares and have averaged 344,036 shares per transaction over this time period.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Paylocity Holdings is above the 100-company peer group average. Software peer group saw 138 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.4 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Paylocity Holdings insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 279,300 shares purchased and 16,928,797 shares sold with company insiders having sold 120,649 shares on average.

Significant insider buying and selling activity has been determined by eliminating all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers in data obtained in composing and writing this story.

Using proprietary Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends.

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National Instruments (NATI) Insiders Make Significant Share Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

National Instruments (NATI) Insiders Make Significant Share Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

There was a notable level of share sales at National Instruments today, as reported in filings with the SEC. Two insiders — Jeffrey L Kodosky, Director, and James J Truchard, Director — sold 44,100 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,049,391. There have been 4 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 1,900 company shares and the sale of 148,046 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 190,246 shares and have averaged 32,341 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at National Instruments is above that of the 100 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Software peer group saw 138 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.4 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by National Instruments insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 279,300 shares purchased and 16,928,797 shares sold with company insiders having sold 120,649 shares on average over this time period.

The data used in creating and writing in this story eliminates all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Jeffrey L Kodosky, Director, sold 1,600 shares
* James J Truchard, Director, sold 42,500 shares

Using proprietary Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends.

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Insider at Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) Makes Significant Sale of Stock

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Insider at Magellan Midstream Partners (MMP) Makes Significant Sale of Stock

An insider sold 22,251 shares of Magellan Midstream Partners having a market value of approximately $1,513,823 today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days.

This number of buy-sell trades at Magellan Midstream Partners is near average for the 51 member peer company. The Oil & Gas Transportation Services peer group saw 53 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.0 transactions per company. However, trading at Magellan Midstream Partners represents a lower number of shares per transaction. Within the peer group there were 14,344,136 shares purchased and 515,471 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 432,146 shares on average over this time period.

Insider buying and selling activity that is significant has been determined by eliminating all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers in composing and writing this story.

Using proprietary Natural Language Generation (NLG) technology, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends.

For more information, contact UpTick at info@uptickdata.com. Copyright 2018 UpTick Data Technologies. All rights reserved.

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