Monday, November 20, 2017 10:15 PM ET
Continued Level of Significant Insider Selling at Mettler-Toledo International (MTD)
A significant insider sale of the shares of Mettler-Toledo International was disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC today, showing — Waldemar Rauch, Officer — sold 2,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,263,120. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the sale of 226 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 2,226 shares and have averaged 1,113 shares per transaction over this time period.
The number of insider buy/sell trades at Mettler-Toledo International is greater than that of the 28 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Testing & Measuring Equipment peer group saw 18 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.6 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Mettler-Toledo International insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 435,063 shares sold with company insiders having sold 24,170 shares on average over this time period.
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