Significant Insider Sales in Shares of Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

Tuesday, November 21, 2017 10:15 PM ET

Significant Insider Sales in Shares of Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

SEC filings today reported significant insider sales of Monolithic Power Systems shares as two insiders — James C Moyer, Director, and Theodore Blegen, Officer — disposed of 10,079 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,247,277. There have been 5 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 84,520 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 94,599 shares and have averaged 13,514 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Monolithic Power Systems is higher than that of the 77 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Semiconductors peer group saw 191 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.5 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Monolithic Power Systems insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 99,230 shares purchased and 20,555,810 shares sold with company insiders selling 107,103 shares on average over this time period.

For the purpose of evaluating significant insider buying and selling all 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 evaluate and write this story.

Today’s Insider Activity
* James C Moyer, Director, sold 10,000 shares
* Theodore Blegen, Officer, sold 79 shares

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