Thursday, January 04, 2018 10:15 PM ET
Significant Insider purchase of Sprint (S) Shares Extends the Buying Trend of Last Quarter
One insider — Softbank Group Corp, 10% Owner — today, acquired 4,301,182 shares of Sprint having a market value of approximately $25,635,045, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the purchase of 51,853,651 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 56,154,833 shares and have averaged 28,077,417 shares per transaction over this time period.
The number of insider buy/sell trades at Sprint is greater than the 38 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Wireless Telecommunications Services peer group saw 41 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.1 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Sprint insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 52,330,988 shares purchased and 76,310 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 3,732,477 shares on average.
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