Insiders at National Instruments (NATI) Make Significant Stock Sales Extends the Trend of Last Quarter

Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Insiders at National Instruments (NATI) Make Significant Stock Sales Extends the Trend of Last Quarter

There was significant selling of National Instruments shares today, as revealed in filings with the SEC. Two insiders — Jeffrey L Kodosky, Director, and James J Truchard, Director — sold 344,100 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $17,332,966. There have been 4 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the acquisition of 1,900 company shares and the sale of 182,646 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 524,846 shares and have averaged 88,108 shares per transaction over this time period.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at National Instruments is above its 100-company peer group average. The Software peer group saw 126 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.3 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 312,300 shares purchased and 14,570,710 shares sold with company insiders selling 113,162 shares on average over this time period.

The data sourced in composing 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 342,500 shares

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