Continued Level of Significant Insider Selling at William Lyon Homes (WLH)

Tuesday, January 30, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Continued Level of Significant Insider Selling at William Lyon Homes (WLH)

A notable insider sale of the shares of William Lyon Homes was indicated in a form 4 document filed with the SEC today, showing — GMT Capital Corp, 10% Owner — sold 34,300 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,002,589. There have been 4 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 256,500 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 290,800 shares and have averaged 58,160 shares per transaction over this time period.

Relative to its peers over the last 90 days, insider buy/sell trading at William Lyon Homes is above the 10-company peer group average. Residential Builders – Single Homes peer group saw 21 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 2.1 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for William Lyon Homes insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 537,143 shares sold with company insiders having sold 25,578 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 used to evaluate and write this story.

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