Significant Transactions for Thursday, December 29, 2016

Form 4 insider trading reports recorded with the SEC today disclosed 239 filings. These filings represented 226 insiders and reflected 131 companies. Within this insider activity were 18 transactions which individually represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 5, and within these companies there were 7 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

There were 108 companies in the Russell 3000 index representing 188 individuals reporting insider activity. This activity reflected high value transactions with approximately $7,750,421 in market value and included 3 individual filers from 2 companies. This activity was very much beneath the average for the past week and month, and came from discretionary sales of 66,350 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Facebook (FB) Insiders Make Significant Share Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

In SEC filings today Facebook reported two insiders — Colin Stretch, Officer, and Christopher K Cox, Officer — sold 16,350 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,915,491. There have been 6 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 3,969,357 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 3,985,707 shares and have averaged 498,213 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Colin Stretch, Officer, sold 750 shares
* Christopher K Cox, Officer, sold 15,600 shares

Another 4 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

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