Significant Insider Selling in Shares of Etsy

Thursday, February 22, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Significant Insider Selling in Shares of Etsy

There was a notable insider sale of Etsy shares today, as disclosed in a filing with the SEC as — Jonathan D Klein, Director — sold 50,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $1,065,500 This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Etsy is higher than that of the 7 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Department Stores peer group saw 1 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.1 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Etsy insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 32,458,932 shares purchased and 0 shares sold with company insiders purchasing 32,458,932 shares on average over this time period.

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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