Significant Transactions for Thursday, March 2, 2017

Today there were 1,767 Form 4 filings processed by the SEC. There were 1,691 insiders represented in these filings, involving activity in 484 companies. Within this insider activity were 158 transactions which individually represented over $1 million in market value. There were 42 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 139 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

Activity within the S&P 500 index was centered around 126 companies with 535 individuals reporting insider trades. This activity was markedly below the average for the 30 days and very much beneath that of prior 5 days. High value transactions had approximately $45,041,995 in market value, represented 46 individual filers from 17 companies.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider Makes Significant Stock buy in American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) Shares Breaks neutral Trend of Last 90 Days

Substantial insider purchase activity was disclosed in American Homes 4 Rent shares in a form 4 document filed with the SEC today, showing — B Wayne Hughes Jr, Director — bought 485,232 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $11,348,179. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days. During the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at American Homes 4 Rent is less than the 28-company peer group average. Residential REITs peer group saw 42 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.5 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade for American Homes 4 Rent is higher. Within the peer group there were 110,132 shares purchased and 187,628 shares sold with company insiders selling 1,845 shares on average. The data obtained in composing 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.

Insider Sales at Equifax (EFX) Deemed Significant

In SEC filings today Equifax reported six insiders listed below, sold 109,655 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $14,367,188. 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 18,276 shares per transaction.

Today’s Insider Activity
* David Webb, Officer, sold 7,148 shares
* Richard F Smith, Director and Officer, sold 74,346 shares
* J Dann Adams, Officer, sold 8,217 shares
* John T Hartman, Officer, sold 2,595 shares
* Paulino R Barros, Officer, sold 8,849 shares
* John J Kelley III, Officer, sold 8,500 shares

Significant Insider Sales in Shares of Wayfair Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

Two insiders — Michael Andrew Kumin, 10% Owner and Director, and Great Hill Equity Partners Lp, 10% Owner — disposed of 1,000,000 shares of Wayfair having a market value of approximately $38,118,469, today, as revealed in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 7 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 133,250 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 1,133,250 shares and have averaged 125,917 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Michael Andrew Kumin, 10% Owner and Director, sold 500,000 shares
* Great Hill Equity Partners Lp, 10% Owner, sold 500,000 shares

Another 38 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 info@uptickdata.com.

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