Significant Transactions for Thursday, May 18, 2017

Today there were 787 Form 4 filings recorded by the SEC. These filings represented 768 insiders and reflected 324 companies. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 74 of these filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 27, and within these companies there were 47 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

The S&P 500 index had 159 individuals from 58 companies reporting insider trades. This activity was significantly lower than the average for the 30 days and much beneath that of prior 5 days. High value transactions reflected in this activity came from 3 individuals in 3 companies, with approximately $6,607,935 in market value, and came from discretionary sales of 113,495 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

US Foods Holding (USFD) Insiders Make Significant Share Sales

SEC filings today reported substantial insider sales of US Foods Holding shares as two insiders — John Anthony Lederer, Director, and Pietro Satriano, Director and Officer — sold 688,882 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $19,460,917. These are the first insider buy/sell trades in the past 90 days. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have averaged 344,441 shares per transaction.

Today’s Insider Activity
* John Anthony Lederer, Director, sold 598,950 shares
* Pietro Satriano, Director and Officer, sold 89,932 shares

Another 26 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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