Monday, November 20, 2017 10:15 PM ET
Insider Makes Significant Stock buy in Green Plains (GPRE) Shares Extends the Trend of Last 90 Days
One Green Plains insider — Wayne Hoovestol, Director — today, bought 102,653 shares having a market value of approximately $1,680,553, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There have been 2 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 30,000 company shares and the disposition of 1,012 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 131,641 shares and have averaged 44,555 shares per transaction over this time period.
Compared to its peers over the last 90 days, insider buy/sell trading at Green Plains is greater than the 6-company peer group average. Ethanol Fuels peer group saw 4 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.7 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Green Plains insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 30,000 shares purchased and 3,230 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 6,693 shares on average.
In determining significant insider buying and selling, trades reported to the SEC that involve awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers have been eliminated in data sourced to compose and write this story.
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