Insider trading activity tracked by the SEC in Form 4 reports saw 605 filings today. These transactions involved activity in 300 companies and came from 596 insiders. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 80 of these filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 29, and within these companies there were 46 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.
The Russell 1000 Value index had 72 companies reporting insider trades involving 191 individuals filers. Included in this activity, were high value transactions that involved 9 individuals in 5 companies and reflecting $24,060,105 in market value. This level of activity was markedly below the average for the last week and month, and came from discretionary sales of 290,470 shares. There were 256 companies in the Russell 3000 index representing 515 individuals reporting insider activity. Included in this activity, were high value transactions that represented 31 individuals in 24 companies and involving $285,353,655 in market value. This activity was very much below the average for the last 5 days and 30 days, and came from discretionary purchases of 835,308 shares and discretionary sales of 12,801,375 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Insider Sales at Halliburton Co (HAL) Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter
There was a significant level of insider selling revealed today in filings with the SEC for Halliburton Co. Three insiders — David J Lesar, Director and Officer, James S Brown, Officer, and Joe D Rainey, Officer — disposed of 62,773 shares in the company for approximately $3,472,584. There have been 5 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 78,096 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 140,869 shares and have averaged 17,609 shares per transaction over this time period.
Today’s Insider Activity
* David J Lesar, Director and Officer, sold 10,000 shares
* James S Brown, Officer, sold 28,439 shares
* Joe D Rainey, Officer, sold 24,334 shares
Another 28 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.