Wednesday, March 07, 2018 10:15 PM ET
Insider buy at American Assets Trust (AAT) Extends the Trend of purchases over Last Quarter
There was a significant insider buying activity in American Assets Trust shares today as revealed in a filing with the SEC. One insider — Ernest S Rady, 10% Owner, Director and Officer — purchased 104,715 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $3,372,376. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the purchase of 432,757 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 537,472 shares and have averaged 268,736 shares per transaction over this time period.
During the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at American Assets Trust is greater than the 49-company peer group average. Commercial REITs peer group saw 51 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.0 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for American Assets Trust insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 763,442 shares purchased and 1,058,485 shares sold with company insiders having sold 5,785 shares on average.
In order to focus on significant insider buying and selling activity, 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 has been eliminated data sourced to compose and write this story.
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