Significant Transactions for Monday, May 22, 2017

The SEC reported 753 Form 4 filings today. This activity came from 741 insiders reflecting 244 companies. Within this insider activity were 49 transactions which individually represented over $1 million in market value. There were 20 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 32 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

Within the S&P 500 index there were 44 companies reporting insider trades which included 168 individuals. This level of activity was much below the average for the month and meaningfully lower than that of prior week. Insiders with high value transactions numbered 7, who traded 85,204 shares, having a market value of approximately $10,268,037, involved 4 companies, and came from discretionary sales of 85,204 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

There were significant insider purchases of Liberty Media shares today, as revealed in filings with the SEC as two insiders — Berkshire Hathaway Inc, 10% Owner, and R Ted Weschler, Required Filer — bought 2,344,172 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $89,446,416. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the acquisition of 17,440,800 company shares and the sale 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 19,771,426 shares and have averaged 3,959,704 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Berkshire Hathaway Inc, 10% Owner, bought 1,172,086 shares
* R Ted Weschler, Required Filer, bought 1,172,086 shares

Insider purchases at Tempur Sealy International (TPX) Extend the Trend of Significant Buying of Last 90 Days

Two insiders — Rehan Jaffer, 10% Owner, and Usman Nabi, Director — bought 300,000 shares of Tempur Sealy International having a market value of approximately $13,798,950 today, as reflected in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 4 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been buys resulting in the purchase of 2,516,099 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net purchases of 2,816,099 shares and have averaged 469,350 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Rehan Jaffer, 10% Owner, bought 150,000 shares
* Usman Nabi, Director, bought 150,000 shares

Another 18 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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