Significant Transactions for Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The number of Form 4 filings recorded with the SEC today, was 536. These filings involved 530 insiders and represented 239 companies. Of these individual transactions, 50 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 27, and within these companies there were 50 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

The S&P 500 index had 40 companies reporting insider trades involving 94 individual filers. This level of activity was very much above the average for the month and markedly higher than that of prior week. This activity reflected high value transactions with approximately $629,980,436 in market value, included 13 individual filers from 8 companies, and came from discretionary sales of 7,915,862 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider Sales at Apple (AAPL) are Significant and Extend the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

SEC filings today reported notable insider sales of Apple shares as two insiders — Eduardo H Cue, Officer, and Johny Srouji, Officer — disposed of 55,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $8,452,100. There have been 5 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 451,724 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 506,724 shares and have averaged 72,389 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Eduardo H Cue, Officer, sold 45,000 shares
* Johny Srouji, Officer, sold 10,000 shares

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) Insiders Make Significant Share Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

There was a notable level of share sales at Wal-Mart Stores by insiders today, as revealed in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. Three insiders — Alice L Walton, 10% Owner, Jim C Walton, 10% Owner, and S Robson Walton, 10% Owner and Director — sold 7,728,972 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $607,902,320. There have been 4 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 33,133,182 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 40,862,154 shares and have averaged 5,837,451 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Alice L Walton, 10% Owner, sold 2,576,324 shares
* Jim C Walton, 10% Owner, sold 2,576,324 shares
* S Robson Walton, 10% Owner and Director, sold 2,576,324 shares

Another 25 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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