The SEC today reported 677 Form 4 filings. These filings involved 665 insiders and represented 202 companies. Of these individual transactions, 52 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 10, and within these companies there were 32 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.
Activity within the Russell 3000 index was centered around 180 companies with 620 individuals reporting insider trades. This level of activity was markedly above the average for the month and substantially higher than that of preceding week. Included in this activity, were high value transactions that reflects 17 individuals in 9 companies, representing $1,884,525,050 in market value, and came from discretionary purchases of 198,805 shares and discretionary sales of 78,805,712 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Insiders at Chemical Financial (CHFC) Make Significant Stock Sales Extends the Trend of Last Quarter
Chemical Financial, today, saw seven insiders listed below, sell 390,544 shares having a market value of approximately $18,997,762, 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 these filings. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 4,350 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 394,894 shares and have averaged 44,210 shares per transaction over this time period.
Today’s Insider Activity
* Arthur A Weiss, Director, sold 27,500 shares
* Gary Torgow, Director, sold 125,000 shares
* Ronald A Klein, Director, sold 5,000 shares
* David T Provost, Director, sold 175,000 shares
* Thomas C Shafer, Required Filer, sold 51,393 shares
* James R Fitterling, Director, bought 1,500 shares
* Richard M Lievense, Director, sold 8,151 shares
Another 9 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.