Significant Insider Transactions for Tuesday, November 29, 2016

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Apollo Global Management (APO) sees Significant Insider Selling

There was a notable sale of shares of Apollo Global Management by an insider today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — John J Suydam, Officer — disposed of 50,642 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,012,840. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days. Apollo Global Management level of buy-sell trading activity is close to the 27 member peer company average. The Investment Management & Fund Operators peer group saw 25 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.9 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade transacted by Apollo Global Management insiders is higher. Within the peer group there were 12,611 shares purchased and 577,677 shares sold with company insiders having sold 22,603 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 obtained to compose and write this story.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insider Selling in BancFirst Corp (banf) Shares Continues

A BancFirst Corp insider Banking Ltd Ptn Shp R 10% Owner, today, sold 48,111 shares having a market value of approximately $3,943,538, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. 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 sale of 67,493 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 115,604 shares and have averaged 28,901 shares per transaction over this time period. Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at BancFirst Corp is above the 248-company peer group average. Banks peer group saw 471 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.9 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for BancFirst Corp insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 2,884,286 shares purchased and 6,498,572 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 7,674 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.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insiders Make Significant Stock Sales in BioSpecifics Technologies (BSTC) Shares Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

SEC filings today revealed notable insider sales of BioSpecifics Technologies shares as two insiders — Thomas Wegman, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, and Toby Wegman, Director — sold 40,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,924,899. There have been 2 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 31,812 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 71,812 shares and have averaged 17,953 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Thomas Wegman, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, sold 30,000 shares
* Toby Wegman, Director, sold 10,000 shares

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insider at Carter’s Inc (CRI) Makes Significant Sale of Stock

There was a substantial sale of shares of Carter’s Inc by an insider today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Michael Dennis Casey, Director and Officer — disposed of 20,700 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,911,000. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the sale of 20,700 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 41,400 shares and have averaged 20,700 shares per transaction over this time period. Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Carter’s Inc is higher than its 24-company peer group average. The Apparel & Accessories Retailers peer group saw 34 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.4 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Carter’s Inc insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 705,480 shares purchased and 193,814 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 19,679 shares on average over this time period. 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 used to compose and write this story.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Significant Insider purchase of Capital Senior Living (CSU) Shares Extends the Buying Trend of Last Quarter

There was a noteworthy insider purchase in Capital Senior Living shares today as revealed in a filing with the SEC. One insider — Arbiter Partners Capital Management LLC, 10% Owner — bought 105,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $1,643,894. There have been 2 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been buys resulting in the acquisition of 169,013 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net purchases of 274,013 shares and have averaged 91,338 shares per transaction over this time period. The level of buy/sell trading at Capital Senior Living is is above the 5 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Residential & Long Term Care peer group saw 9 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.8 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Capital Senior Living insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 194,013 shares purchased and 0 shares sold with company insiders having bought 38,803 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.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insiders Make Significant Sales of Hyatt Hotels (H) Shares Reversing the recent Buying Trend

There was substantial level of selling of Hyatt Hotels shares by insiders today, as reported in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. Two insiders — Gregory Boyd Penner, 10% Owner, and Madrone G H C Llc, 10% Owner — sold 110,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $5,860,262. There have been 2 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 20,375,282 company shares and the disposition of 2,125,430 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 18,139,852 shares and have averaged 5,652,678 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Gregory Boyd Penner, 10% Owner, sold 55,000 shares
* Madrone G H C Llc, 10% Owner, sold 55,000 shares

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Continued Level of Significant Insider Selling at Heritage Commerce (HTBK)

One insider — W Kirk Wycoff, Director — today, disposed of 100,000 shares of Heritage Commerce having a market value of approximately $1,250,000, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. 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 4,922,060 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 5,022,060 shares and have averaged 1,255,515 shares per transaction over this time period. Insider buy/sell trading at Heritage Commerce is higher than the 129 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Commercial Banks peer group saw 287 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.2 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Heritage Commerce insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 309,114 shares purchased and 7,212,936 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 24,055 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.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Invesco Holding Company (IVZ) sees Significant Insider Selling Continuing

An insider — Philip Taylor, Officer — sold 140,000 shares of Invesco Holding Company having a market value of approximately $4,386,200 today, as indicated 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 1,609 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 141,609 shares and have averaged 70,805 shares per transaction over this time period. The number of insider buy/sell trades at Invesco Holding Company is above the 7 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Wealth Management peer group saw 6 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.9 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Invesco Holding Company insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 104,191 shares sold with company insiders selling 17,365 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.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Linear Technology (LLTC) sees Significant Insider Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

There was significant selling of Linear Technology shares today, as reported in filings with the SEC. Two insiders — Robert C Dobkin, Officer, and Donald E Paulus, Officer — disposed of 43,198 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,734,173. 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 424,315 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 467,513 shares and have averaged 46,751 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Robert C Dobkin, Officer, sold 38,828 shares
* Donald E Paulus, Officer, sold 4,370 shares

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insider Sale at Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Deemed Significant

One insider — Robert G Goldstein, Director and Officer — today, sold 169,111 shares of Las Vegas Sands having a market value of approximately $10,627,011, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days. Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Las Vegas Sands is greater than its 9-company peer group average. The Casinos peer group saw 4 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.4 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Las Vegas Sands insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 4,052,500 shares sold with company insiders selling 1,013,125 shares on average over this time period. 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.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Significant Insider Selling in Shares of Masimo Corp (MASI) Continues

An insider — Joe E Kiani, Director and Officer — sold 104,870 shares of Masimo Corp having a market value of approximately $6,530,527 today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There have been 2 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 114,152 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 219,022 shares and have averaged 73,007 shares per transaction over this time period. Masimo Corp insider trading represents a lower number of buy/sell trades than for the 6 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Medical Equipment peer group saw 27 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 4.5 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade for Masimo Corp is higher. Within the peer group there were 23,750 shares purchased and 304,438 shares sold with company insiders selling 10,396 shares on average. The data sourced 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.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insider Makes Significant Stock Sells in MBIA (MBI) Shares

There was a notable sale of shares of MBIA by an insider today, as indicated in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Joseph W Brown, Director and Officer — disposed of 248,433 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,509,173. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days. The number of buy-sell trades for MBIA is close to that of the 52 member peer company average. The Property & Casualty Insurance peer group saw 40 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.8 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade transacted by MBIA insiders is higher. Within the peer group there were 54,210 shares purchased and 2,544,833 shares sold with company insiders selling 62,266 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 used in creating and writing this story.

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insider Sales at Charles Schwab (SCHW) are Significant and Extend the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

In SEC filings today Charles Schwab disclosed two insiders — Arun Sarin, Director, and Charles R Schwab, 10% Owner, Director and Officer — disposed of 26,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,002,107. There have been 2 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 131,902 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 157,902 shares and have averaged 39,476 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Arun Sarin, Director, sold 10,000 shares
* Charles R Schwab, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, sold 16,000 shares

11/29/2016 10:00:02 PM Insider Buying at TRACON Pharmaceuticals (TCON) is Significant

There were noteworthy insider purchases of TRACON Pharmaceuticals shares today, as disclosed in filings with the SEC as eleven insiders listed below, bought 9,565,215 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $54,999,986. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Peter J Barris, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* M James Barrett, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* David M Mott, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* Patrick J Kerins, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* Scott D Sandell, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* Krishna Kittu Kolluri, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* Forest Baskett, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* Ravi Viswanathan, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* Enterprise Associates 14, L.P. New, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares
* Peter W. Sonsini, 10% Owner, bought 869,565 shares

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