Wednesday, January 31, 2018 10:15 PM ET
JB Hunt (JBHT) sees Significant Insider Selling Continuing
A SEC filing today revealed a notable insider sale of JB Hunt shares as — Earl Wayne Garrison, Director — disposed of 21,343 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,684,736. There have been 2 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 1,500 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 22,843 shares and have averaged 7,614 shares per transaction over this time period.
Insiders at JB Hunt have a higher number of buy/sell transactions than the 15-peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Freight Trucking peer group saw 9 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.6 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for JB Hunt insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 24 shares purchased and 49,322 shares sold with company insiders having sold 5,478 shares on average.
The data obtained 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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