Insider at KKR & Co (KKR) Makes Significant purchase of Stock Extends the Trend of Last Quarter

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Insider at KKR & Co (KKR) Makes Significant purchase of Stock Extends the Trend of Last Quarter

Notable insider buying activity was revealed in KKR & Co shares in a form 4 document filed with the SEC today, showing — ValueAct Holdings Lp, 10% Owner — acquired 500,000 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $10,517,000. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the purchase of 1,450,000 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 1,950,000 shares and have averaged 975,000 shares per transaction over this time period.

KKR & Co insider trading represents a level of buy/sell trades that is above for the 31 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Investment Management peer group saw 19 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.6 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for KKR & Co insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 1,627,693 shares purchased and 261,855 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 71,886 shares on average.

The data sourced in creating 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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