Significant Transactions for Thursday, May 4, 2017

There were 653 Form 4 filings processed today with the SEC. This activity came from 649 insiders involving 252 companies. Individual filings where there was more than $1 million in market value represented, occurred in 62 filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 26, and within these companies there were 39 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

Activity within the S&P 500 index was centered around 50 companies with 100 individuals reporting insider trades. This level of activity was significantly greater than the average for the month and significantly higher than that of prior week. Insiders with high value transactions numbered 6, who traded 2,631,721 shares, having a market value of approximately $191,169,321, involved 5 companies, and came from discretionary purchases of 15,127 shares and discretionary sales of 2,616,594 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insiders Make Significant Stock Sales in TransUnion (TRU) Shares Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

TransUnion, today, saw three insiders — Advent International Corp, 10% Owner, Steven M Tadler, Director, and Christopher Egan, Director — dispose 11,391,352 shares having a market value of approximately $445,971,431, as reported in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 11 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 11,668,173 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 23,059,525 shares and have averaged 1,647,109 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Advent International Corp, 10% Owner, sold 11,027,445 shares
* Steven M Tadler, Director, sold 178,645 shares
* Christopher Egan, Director, sold 185,262 shares

Significant Insider Sales Reported in Shares of Microsoft (MSFT) Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

There was significant selling of Microsoft shares by insiders today, as disclosed in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. Two insiders — Jean-Philippe Courtois, Officer, and William H Gates III, Director — sold 2,526,694 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $175,348,386. 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 22,616,000 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 25,142,694 shares and have averaged 6,285,674 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Jean-Philippe Courtois, Officer, sold 26,694 shares
* William H Gates III, Director, sold 2,500,000 shares

Another 24 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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