Significant Transactions for Wednesday, April 19, 2017

The SEC today processed 322 Form 4 filings. There were 311 insiders represented in these filings, involving activity in 154 companies. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 24 of these filings. There were 13 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 21 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

There were 24 companies in the S&P 500 index representing 52 individuals reporting insider activity. This activity was markedly below the average for the 30 days and much beneath that of prior 5 days. Included in this activity, were high value transactions that reflects 3 individuals in 3 companies, representing $7,884,989 in market value, and came from discretionary purchases of 24,780 shares and discretionary sales of 19,571 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) sees Significant Insider buy Extending Trend of purchases over Last Quarter

There was noteworthy buying activity in International Flavors & Fragrances shares by an insider today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Winder Investment Pte Ltd, 10% Owner — acquired 24,780 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $3,317,854. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. These trades have resulted in the acquisition of 708,013 company shares and the sale of 2,975 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 729,818 shares and have averaged 183,942 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at International Flavors & Fragrances is above the 5 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Food Ingredients peer group saw 12 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.4 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for International Flavors & Fragrances insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 708,013 shares purchased and 2,975 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 235,013 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 sourced to create and write this story.

Another 11 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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