National Instruments (NATI) Insiders Make Significant Share Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

Wednesday, February 14, 2018 10:15 PM ET

National Instruments (NATI) Insiders Make Significant Share Sales Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

There was a notable level of share sales at National Instruments today, as reported in filings with the SEC. Two insiders — Jeffrey L Kodosky, Director, and James J Truchard, Director — sold 44,100 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,049,391. There have been 4 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 1,900 company shares and the sale of 148,046 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 190,246 shares and have averaged 32,341 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at National Instruments is above that of the 100 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Software peer group saw 138 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.4 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by National Instruments insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 279,300 shares purchased and 16,928,797 shares sold with company insiders having sold 120,649 shares on average over this time period.

The data used 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.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Jeffrey L Kodosky, Director, sold 1,600 shares
* James J Truchard, Director, sold 42,500 shares

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