Significant Transactions for Thursday, July 20, 2017

The SEC processed 171 Form 4 filings today. These transactions involved activity in 82 companies and came from 158 insiders. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 32 of these filings. There were 7 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 8 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

The S&P 500 index had 53 individuals from 22 companies reporting insider trades. This level of activity was close to the average for the prior month and close to that of preceding week. High value transactions reflected in this activity came from 4 individuals in 3 companies, with approximately $23,879,528 in market value, and came from discretionary sales of 131,376 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Significant Insider Sales in Shares of Lockheed Martin (LMT) Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

SEC filings today revealed notable insider sales of Lockheed Martin shares as two insiders — Marillyn A Hewson, Director and Officer, and Maryanne Lavan, Officer — sold 36,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $10,454,904. In the past 90 days prior to this transaction there was one insider buy/sell transaction which resulted in the sale of 9,316 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 45,316 shares and have averaged 15,105 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Marillyn A Hewson, Director and Officer, sold 26,000 shares
* Maryanne Lavan, Officer, sold 10,000 shares

Continued Level of Significant Insider Selling at Mastercard (MA)

One Mastercard insider — Mastercard Foundation, 10% Owner — today, disposed of 87,618 shares having a market value of approximately $11,213,594, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the sale of 87,618 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 175,236 shares and have averaged 87,618 shares per transaction over this time period.

The level of buy/sell trading at Mastercard is is above the 9 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Internet Security & Transactions Services peer group saw 3 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.3 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Mastercard insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 20,000 shares purchased and 118,878 shares sold with company insiders selling 32,959 shares on average. 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.

Another 5 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, 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.

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Significant Transactions for Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Today there were 270 Form 4 filings recorded by the SEC. These transactions involved activity in 138 companies and came from 267 insiders. Of these individual transactions, 34 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 10, and within these companies there were 24 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

Within the S&P 500 index there were 27 companies reporting insider trades which included 48 individuals. This activity was materially lower than the average for the past month and near that of preceding week. High value transactions represented in this activity came from 4 individuals in 3 companies, having approximately $9,826,373 in market value, and came from discretionary purchases of 28,000 shares and discretionary sales of 4,000 shares.0

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Alphabet (GOOG) sees Significant Insider Selling Continuing

A filing with the SEC today indicated a substantial insider sale of Alphabet shares as — Sundar Pichai, Officer — disposed of 4,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $3,879,674. There have been 7 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 39,268 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 43,268 shares and have averaged 5,409 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Alphabet is above the 6 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Search Engines peer group saw 25 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 4.2 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Alphabet insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 39,268 shares sold with company insiders selling 1,571 shares on average. The data sourced 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.

Insiders at Workday (WDAY) Make Significant Stock Sales Extends the Trend of Last Quarter

In SEC filings today Workday revealed seven insiders listed below, sold 49,855 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $5,121,037. There have been 10 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 107,118 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 156,973 shares and have averaged 9,234 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Mark S Peek, Officer, sold 9,449 shares
* Aneel Bhusri, Director and Officer, sold 11,091 shares
* Philip W Wilmington, Officer, sold 5,148 shares
* Robynne Sisco, Officer, sold 5,262 shares
* Michael A Stankey, Director, sold 8,776 shares
* James Bozzini, Officer, sold 6,132 shares
* David A Duffield, 10% Owner and Director, sold 3,997 shares

Another 8 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, 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.

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Significant Transactions for Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The SEC saw 397 Form 4 filings reported today. This activity came from 385 insiders reflecting 165 companies. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 46 of these filings. There were 9 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 17 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

The S&P 500 index had 50 companies reporting insider trades involving 143 individual filers. This level of activity was noticeably below the average for the last 30 days and close to that of previous 5 days. Included in this activity, were high value transactions reflecting 4 individuals in 3 companies, representing $4,308,349 in market value, and came from discretionary purchases of 23,000 shares and discretionary sales of 13,233 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider Sale at Power Integrations (POWI) Continues Selling Trend

There was a notable sale of shares of Power Integrations by an insider today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Balu Balakrishnan, Officer — sold 65,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $5,073,816. There have been 4 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 53,933 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 118,933 shares and have averaged 23,787 shares per transaction over this time period.

During the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Power Integrations is greater than the 79-company peer group average. Semiconductors peer group saw 208 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.6 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Power Integrations insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 257,864 shares purchased and 3,237,896 shares sold with company insiders selling 14,327 shares on average. In order to focus on significant insider buying and selling activity, 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 has been eliminated data obtained to create and write this story.

Another 7 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, 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.

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Significant Transactions for Monday, July 17, 2017

Insider trading activity tracked by the SEC in Form 4 reports saw 237 filings today which reflected activity in 91 individual companies. Individual filings where there was more than $1 million in market value represented, occurred in 16 filings. There were 8 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 9 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

There were 13 companies in the S&P 500 index representing 43 individuals reporting insider activity. This level of activity was close to the average for the previous 30 days and near that of previous 5 days. Included in this activity, were high value transactions involving 4 individuals in 4 companies, reflecting $19,167,171 in market value, and came from discretionary purchases of 40,000 shares and discretionary sales of 110,641 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider at Mastercard (MA) Makes Significant Sale of Stock

There was a significant insider sale of Mastercard shares today, as disclosed in a filing with the SEC as — Mastercard Foundation, 10% Owner — sold 87,618 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $11,092,401 This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days. The number of insider buy/sell trades at Mastercard is higher than the 9 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Internet Security & Transactions Services peer group saw 2 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.2 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Mastercard insiders was also higher.

Within the peer group there were 20,000 shares purchased and 31,260 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 5,630 shares on average. 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.

Insider Selling at Straight Path Communications (STRP) Continues with Significant Sale

There was a substantial sale of shares of Straight Path Communications by an insider today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Howard S Jonas, 10% Owner — disposed of 145,579 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $26,105,355. There have been 6 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 70,848 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 216,427 shares and have averaged 30,918 shares per transaction over this time period.

During the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Straight Path Communications is higher than the 36-company peer group average. Wireless Telecommunications Services peer group saw 25 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.7 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Straight Path Communications insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 200,000 shares purchased and 209,749 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 390 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 evaluating and writing this story.

Another 6 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, 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.

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Significant Transactions for Friday, July 14, 2017

The SEC today recorded 182 Form 4 filings reflecting activity in 106 companies. Of these individual transactions, 27 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 14, and within these companies there were 15 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

Within the S&P 500 index there were 45 individual filers from 22 companies reporting insider trades. This activity was noticeably below the average for the past month and close to that of preceding week. High value transactions represented in this activity came from 4 individuals in 4 companies, having approximately $11,405,025 in market value, and came from discretionary purchases of 40,000 shares and discretionary sales of 49,305 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider Sale at Coupa Software (COUP) Continues Selling Trend

One Coupa Software insider — MDV IX Lp, 10% Owner — today, disposed of 1,662,000 shares having a market value of approximately $51,937,500, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the sale of 22,480 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 1,684,480 shares and have averaged 842,240 shares per transaction over this time period.

The level of buy-sell trading at Coupa Software is near the 88 member peer company average. The Software peer group saw 199 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.3 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade transacted by Coupa Software insiders is higher. Within the peer group there were 1,179,340 shares purchased and 34,534,675 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 167,615 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 composing and writing this story.

Insider buy at Amicus Therapeutics (FOLD) is Significant Breaks Selling Trend of Last Quarter

One insider — Perceptive Advisors Llc, 10% Owner — today, acquired 1,500,000 shares of Amicus Therapeutics having a market value of approximately $18,375,000, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the sale of 59,828 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 1,440,172 shares and have averaged 779,914 shares per transaction over this time period.

The level of buy/sell trading at Amicus Therapeutics is is above the 107 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Pharmaceuticals peer group saw 102 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.0 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Amicus Therapeutics insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 5,334,889 shares purchased and 1,085,944 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 80,169 shares on average. In determining significant insider buying and selling, 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.

Continued Level of Significant Insider Selling at Twitter (TWTR)

There was a notable insider sale of Twitter shares today, as indicated in a filing with the SEC as — Evan Clark Williams, Director — disposed of 853,700 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $16,546,579. There have been 4 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. These trades have resulted in the acquisition of 574,002 company shares and the disposition of 2,155,302 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 2,435,000 shares and have averaged 716,601 shares per transaction over this time period.

Twitter insider trading represents a level of buy/sell trades that is above for the 12 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Social Media & Networking peer group saw 42 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 3.5 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Twitter insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 575,002 shares purchased and 5,545,630 shares sold with company insiders having sold 118,348 shares on average. In order to focus on significant insider buying and selling activity, 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 has been eliminated data sourced to create and write this story.

Another 11 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, 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.

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Significant Transactions for Thursday, July 13, 2017

Insider trading activity recorded with the SEC today revealed 191 Form 4 filings. This activity came from 188 insiders reflecting 102 companies. Individual filings where there was more than $1 million in market value represented, occurred in 20 filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 6, and within these companies there were 8 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

Within the S&P 500 index there were 17 companies reporting insider trades which included 36 individuals. This activity was distinctly below the average for the preceding 30 days and close to that of prior 5 days. High value transactions represented $4,376,369 in market value, reflected 3 individual filers from 2 companies, and came from discretionary purchases of 20,000 shares and discretionary sales of 13,685 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider buy at International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) Extends the Trend of purchases over Last Quarter

There was a significant insider buy in International Flavors & Fragrances shares today as disclosed in a filing with the SEC. One insider — Winder Investment Pte Ltd, 10% Owner — acquired 20,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $2,665,744. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. These trades have resulted in the acquisition of 615,140 company shares and the disposition of 1,533 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 633,607 shares and have averaged 159,168 shares per transaction over this time period.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at International Flavors & Fragrances is less than the 5-company peer group average. Food Ingredients peer group saw 27 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 5.4 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade for International Flavors & Fragrances is higher. Within the peer group there were 615,140 shares purchased and 1,533 shares sold with company insiders having bought 204,536 shares on average. To bring into focus significant insider buying and selling activity, 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 has been eliminated in data obtained to evaluate and write this story.

Another 5 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, 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.

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Significant Transactions for Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Form 4 insider trading reports recorded with the SEC today revealed 204 filings. These filings involved 197 insiders and represented 111 companies. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 24 of these filings. There were 14 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 25 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

Activity within the Russell 3000 index was centered around 93 companies with 162 individuals reporting insider trades. This level of activity was substantially below the average for the past 30 days and much greater than that of previous 5 days. Insiders with high value transactions numbered 20, who traded 6,049,210 shares, having a market value of approximately $61,382,822, involved 12 companies, and came from discretionary sales of 5,921,425 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Significant Insider Sales Reported in Shares of Barracuda Networks (CUDA) Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

There was a significant level of insider selling revealed today in filings with the SEC for Barracuda Networks. Three insiders — Diane Honda, Officer, Michael D Perone, 10% Owner and Director, and William D Jenkins Jr, Director and Officer — sold 484,647 shares in the company for approximately $11,685,538. In the past 90 days prior to this transaction there was one insider buy/sell transaction which resulted in the sale of 9,714 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 494,361 shares and have averaged 123,590 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Diane Honda, Officer, sold 975 shares
* Michael D Perone, 10% Owner and Director, sold 403,060 shares
* William D Jenkins Jr, Director and Officer, sold 80,612 shares

Wayfair (NYSE:W) sees Significant Insider Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

SEC filings today disclosed substantial insider sales of Wayfair shares as four insiders — Malone, Macri, Conine, and Shah — sold 102,100 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $7,531,655. There have been 9 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 2,274,848 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 2,376,948 shares and have averaged 182,842 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Nicholas Malone, Officer, sold 1,500 shares
* Edmond Macri, Officer, sold 600 shares
* Steven Conine, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, sold 50,000 shares
* Niraj Shah, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, sold 50,000 shares

Another 12 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, 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.

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