There were 298 Form 4 filings processed today with the SEC. This activity came from 292 insiders involving 167 companies. Individual filings where there was more than $1 million in market value represented, occurred in 38 filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 21, and within these companies there were 40 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.
Within the S&P 500 index there were 35 individual filers from 23 companies reporting insider trades. This level of activity was markedly beneath the average for the 30 days and close to that of preceding 5 days. Insiders with high value transactions numbered 2, who traded 235,000 shares, having a market value of approximately $20,591,303, involved 2 companies, and came from discretionary purchases of 20,000 shares and discretionary sales of 215,000 shares.
Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:
Significant Insider Sales Reported in Shares of HealthEquity (HQY) Extending the Trend of Last Quarter
Two insiders — Frank Medici, Director, and Berkley Capital Llc, 10% Owner — today, disposed of 308,530 shares of HealthEquity having a market value of approximately $16,023,780, as revealed in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 4 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 5,000 company shares and the disposition of 1,008,327 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 1,311,857 shares and have averaged 220,310 shares per transaction over this time period.
Today’s Insider Activity
* Frank Medici, Director, sold 154,265 shares
* Berkley Capital Llc, 10% Owner, sold 154,265 shares
Significant Insider purchase Extends the buy Trend of Last 90 Days in Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF)
One International Flavors & Fragrances insider — Winder Investment Pte Ltd, 10% Owner — today, bought 20,000 shares having a market value of approximately $2,735,940, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 495,140 company shares and the disposition of 1,533 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 513,607 shares and have averaged 129,168 shares per transaction over this time period.
The number of buy-sell trades for International Flavors & Fragrances is close to that of the 5 member peer company average. The Food Ingredients peer group saw 21 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 4.2 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade transacted by International Flavors & Fragrances insiders is higher. Within the peer group there were 495,140 shares purchased and 1,533 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 164,536 shares on average. To bring into focus significant insider buying and selling activity, all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers has been eliminated in data obtained to create and write this story.
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