Tuesday, January 09, 2018 10:15 PM ET
Significant Insider Selling in Shares of MKS Instruments (MKSI) Continues
One insider — Seth H Bagshaw, Officer — today, sold 10,000 shares of MKS Instruments having a market value of approximately $1,020,730, as indicated in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. There have been 5 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 9,613 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 19,613 shares and have averaged 3,269 shares per transaction over this time period.
Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at MKS Instruments is above its 28-company peer group average. The Testing & Measuring Equipment peer group saw 15 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.5 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by MKS Instruments insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 160 shares purchased and 165,722 shares sold with company insiders selling 11,037 shares on average over this time period.
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