Significant Transactions for Thursday, May 11, 2017

The SEC today reported 689 Form 4 filings. These filings involved 680 insiders and represented 281 companies. Of these individual transactions, 75 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 31, and within these companies there were 59 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

There were 54 companies in the S&P 500 index representing 130 individuals reporting insider activity. This level of activity was meaningfully below the average for the 30 days and substantially lower than that of preceding 5 days. Included in this activity, were high value transactions that reflects 3 individuals in 3 companies, representing $6,637,239 in market value, and came from discretionary sales of 59,234 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

OPKO Health (OPK) sees Significant Insider Buying Extending the Trend of Last 90 Days

There were substantial insider purchases of OPKO Health shares today, as shown in filings with the SEC as three insiders — Dr Jane Hsiao, Director and Officer, Steven D Rubin, Director and Officer, and Dr Phillip Frost, 10% Owner, Director and Officer — bought 1,167,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $8,122,294. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the purchase of 687,100 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 1,854,100 shares and have averaged 463,525 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Dr Jane Hsiao, Director and Officer, bought 40,000 shares
* Steven D Rubin, Director and Officer, bought 2,000 shares
* Dr Phillip Frost, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, bought 1,125,000 shares

Twilio (TWLO) Insiders Make Significant Share purchases

There were noteworthy insider purchases of Twilio shares today, as revealed in filings with the SEC as two insiders — James McGeever, Director, and Jeff Lawson, 10% Owner, Director and Officer — purchased 110,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $2,575,100. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days.

Today’s Insider Activity
* James McGeever, Director, bought 10,000 shares
* Jeff Lawson, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, bought 100,000 shares

Another 29 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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