Significant Transactions for Monday, December 19, 2016

There were 591 Form 4 filings processed today with the SEC. These transactions involved activity in 280 companies and came from 571 insiders. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 66 of these filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 27, and within these companies there were 63 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

The Russell 1000 Value index had 72 companies reporting insider trades involving 157 individuals filers. Included in this activity, were high value transactions that involved 14 individuals in 9 companies and reflecting $25,881,859 in market value. This level of activity was significantly below the average for the prior week and month, and came from discretionary purchases of 86,000 shares and discretionary sales of 425,011 shares. There were 244 companies in the Russell 3000 index representing 491 individuals reporting insider activity. Included in this activity, were high value transactions that represented 41 individuals in 24 companies and involving $691,443,106 in market value. This activity was substantially higher than the average for the past week and month and came from discretionary purchases of 364,550 shares and discretionary sales of 34,855,935 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Significant Insider Buying Reported in Shares of Achaogen (AKAO) Reversing the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

Today at Achaogen, eleven insiders listed below, acquired 5,500,000 shares having a market value of approximately $74,250,000, as disclosed in form 4 documents 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 4,701 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net purchases of 5,495,299 shares and have averaged 423,439 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Peter J Barris, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* David M Mott, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Joshua Makower, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Scott D Sandell, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Krishna Kittu Kolluri, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Forest Baskett, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Ravi Viswanathan, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Peter W Sonsini, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Anthony A Florence Jr, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Jon Sakoda, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares
* Growth Equity Opportunities Iv Llc, 10% Owner, bought 500,000 shares

Another 25 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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