Insiders filed 212 Form 4 reports with the SEC today. These filings involved 206 insiders and represented 123 companies. Within this insider activity were 18 transactions which individually represented over $1 million in market value. There were 13 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 22 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.
Activity within the Russell 3000 index was centered around 109 companies with 177 individuals reporting insider trades. This activity included high value transactions representing $81,633,733 in market value and involved 12 individual filers from 11 companies. This activity was markedly beneath the average for the preceding 5 days and 30 days, and came from discretionary purchases of 109,000 shares and discretionary sales of 1,594,183 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Insider Sales at BB&T Corp (BBT) Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter
SEC filings today disclosed significant insider sales of BB&T Corp shares as two insiders — Nido R Qubein, Director, and Stephen T Williams, Director — disposed of 1,199,157 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $55,283,295. In the past 90 days prior to this transaction there was one insider buy/sell transaction which resulted in the sale of 2,616 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 1,201,773 shares and have averaged 400,591 shares per transaction over this time period.
Today’s Insider Activity
* Nido R Qubein, Director, sold 10,904 shares
* Stephen T Williams, Director, sold 1,188,253 shares
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