The number of Form 4 filings recorded with the SEC today, was 496. There were 493 insiders involved in these filings, reflecting activity in 216 companies. Individual filings where there was more than $1 million in market value represented, occurred in 35 filings. There were 9 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 13 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.
Activity within the S&P 500 index was centered around 44 companies with 108 individuals reporting insider trades. This level of activity was very much beneath the average for the month and substantially beneath that of prior week. This activity represented high value transactions having approximately $6,733,101 in market value, reflected 2 individual filers from 2 companies, and came from discretionary purchases of 10,000 shares and discretionary sales of 50,000 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Significant Insider Sales in Shares of Workday (WDAY) Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter
There was a substantial level of insider selling disclosed today in filings with the SEC for Workday. Two insiders — Mark S Peek, Officer, and Philip W Wilmington, Officer — sold 20,622 shares in the company for approximately $2,021,043. There have been 9 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 127,090 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 147,712 shares and have averaged 13,428 shares per transaction over this time period.
Today’s Insider Activity
* Mark S Peek, Officer, sold 1,563 shares
* Philip W Wilmington, Officer, sold 19,059 shares
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