The SEC recorded 518 Form 4 filings today. These filings involved 498 insiders and represented 159 companies. Within this insider activity were 54 transactions which individually represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 11, and within these companies there were 23 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.
Within the Russell 3000 index there were 139 companies reporting insider trades which included 450 individuals. This level of activity was very much greater than the average for the previous 30 days and markedly beneath that of previous 5 days. High value transactions represented in this activity came from 20 individuals in 10 companies, having approximately $357,696,585 in market value, and came from discretionary sales of 13,140,531 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Insiders at AdvancePierre Foods Holdings (APFH) Make Significant Stock Sales
There was substantial level of selling of AdvancePierre Foods Holdings shares today, as revealed in filings with the SEC. Eight insiders listed below, disposed of 12,072,748 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $325,964,196. These are the first insider buy/sell trades in the past 90 days. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have averaged 1,509,094 shares per transaction.
Today’s Insider Activity
* John Nelson Simons Jr, Director and Officer, sold 295,806 shares
* Principal Opportunities Fund Delaware, L.P. Ocm, 10% Owner and Director, sold 11,536,418 shares
* Michael B Sims, Officer, sold 77,669 shares
* Tony Schroder, Officer, sold 50,837 shares
* Bernie Panchot, Officer, sold 3,000 shares
* Steven D Booker, Officer, sold 29,500 shares
* George F Chappelle Jr, Officer, sold 72,121 shares
* John W Theis III, Officer, sold 7,397 shares
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