Significant Transactions for Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Today, insiders filed 1,032 Form 4 reports with the SEC. There were 1,014 insiders involved in these filings, reflecting activity in 382 companies. Of these individual transactions, 83 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. There were 25 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 45 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

The S&P 500 index saw 196 individuals from 65 companies reporting insider trades. This level of activity was much below the average for the month and meaningfully below that of past week. This activity represented high value transactions having approximately $16,003,961 in market value, reflected 12 individual filers from 6 companies, and came from discretionary purchases of 61,000 shares and discretionary sales of 37,331 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insiders Make Significant Stock Buys in Liberty Media (LSXMK) Shares Extending the 90 day Trend

Two insiders — Berkshire Hathaway Inc, 10% Owner, and R Ted Weschler, Required Filer — acquired 4,750,544 shares of Liberty Media having a market value of approximately $173,348,743 today, as reflected in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 12,690,256 company shares and the disposition of 13,546 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 17,427,254 shares and have averaged 3,490,869 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Berkshire Hathaway Inc, 10% Owner, bought 2,375,272 shares
* R Ted Weschler, Required Filer, bought 2,375,272 shares

Another 23 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

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