Form 4 insider trading reports recorded with the SEC today revealed 237 filings. This activity came from 217 insiders reflecting 110 companies. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 15 of these filings. There were 7 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 7 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.
Activity within the S$P 500 index was centered around 18 companies with 41 individuals reporting insider trades. This level of activity was very much below the average for the past 30 days and close to that of previous 5 days. There was 1 high value transaction included in this activity in 1 company and representing $1,810,755 in market value. and came from discretionary sales of 34,000 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Insider Makes Significant Stock buy in Yum China Holdings (YUMC) Shares Breaks neutral Trend of Last 90 Days
There was a noteworthy insider purchase in Yum China Holdings shares today as revealed in a filing with the SEC. One insider — Muktesh Pant, Director and Officer — bought 100,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $3,116,660. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days. The level of buy-sell trading at Yum China Holdings is near the 19 member peer company average. The Quick Service Restaurants peer group saw 22 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.2 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade transacted by Yum China Holdings insiders is higher. Within the peer group there were 492,616 shares purchased and 856,469 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 16,539 shares on average. In order to focus on significant insider buying and selling activity, 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 has been eliminated data obtained to create and write this story.
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