Wednesday, January 17, 2018 10:15 PM ET
Insider Sale at Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) Continues Selling Trend
There was a significant sale of shares of Monolithic Power Systems by an insider today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — James C Moyer, Director — sold 15,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,835,469. 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 82,597 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 97,597 shares and have averaged 16,266 shares per transaction over this time period.
The number of insider buy/sell trades at Monolithic Power Systems is greater than that of the 77 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Semiconductors peer group saw 158 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.1 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 0 shares purchased and 9,551,671 shares sold with company insiders having sold 60,454 shares on average over this time period.
The data used in evaluating and writing in this story eliminates all trading activity reported to the SEC that involves awards, options, exercise of derivative securities, company buy-backs, taxes, gifts, shares acquired via inheritance and tenders or exchange offers.
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