Roper Technologies (ROP) sees Significant Insider Selling Continuing

Monday, November 06, 2017 10:15 PM ET

Roper Technologies (ROP) sees Significant Insider Selling Continuing

There was a substantial sale of shares of Roper Technologies by an insider today, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — John F Fort III, Director — sold 8,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,062,972. There have been 5 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 10,500 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 18,500 shares and have averaged 3,083 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Roper Technologies is above that of the 52 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Industrial Machinery & Equipment peer group saw 46 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.9 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Roper Technologies insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 75,052 shares purchased and 7,834,601 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 168,686 shares on average over this time period.

In order to focus on 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 data sourced to create and write this story.

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