Insiders filed 439 Form 4 reports with the SEC today. These filings involved 427 insiders and represented 170 companies. Of these individual transactions, 51 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 17, and within these companies there were 31 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.
Within the Russell 3000 index there were 374 individuals filers from 149 companies reporting insider trades. This level of activity was very much below the average for the 30 days and markedly beneath that of preceding 5 days. High value transactions represented $247,549,756 in market value, reflected 22 individual filers from 14 companies, and came from discretionary purchases of 800,000 shares and discretionary sales of 1,620,890 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Apple (AAPL) sees Significant Insider Selling Continuing
There was a substantial insider sale of Apple shares today, as indicated in a filing with the SEC as — Timothy D Cook, Director and Officer — sold 30,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $3,641,200 There have been 6 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 563,973 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 593,973 shares and have averaged 84,853 shares per transaction over this time period.
The number of insider buy/sell trades at Apple is above that of the 17 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Computer Hardware peer group saw 31 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.8 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Apple insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 10,000 shares purchased and 23,669,736 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 763,217 shares on average over this time period. The data sourced in creating and writing in this story eliminates all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers.
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