Wednesday, November 08, 2017 10:15 PM ET
Significant Insider Buying Reverses neutral Trend over Last 90 Days in Shares of Sprint (S)
There was noteworthy purchase activity in Sprint shares by an insider today, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Softbank Group Corp, 10% Owner — bought 6,484,367 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $38,387,462. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days.
Relative to its peers over the last 90 days, insider buy/sell trading at Sprint is higher than the 37-company peer group average. Wireless Telecommunications Services peer group saw 11 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.3 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Sprint insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 54,863 shares purchased and 75,025 shares sold with company insiders selling 1,833 shares on average.
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