Insider Sales at Strayer Education (STRA) are Significant

Wednesday, March 07, 2018 10:15 PM ET

Insider Sales at Strayer Education (STRA) are Significant

In SEC filings today Strayer Education reported three insiders — Thomas J Aprahamian, Officer, Daniel Wayne Jackson, Officer, and Brian W Jones, Officer — disposed of 30,804 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,851,280. These are the first insider buy/sell trades in the past 90 days. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have averaged 10,268 shares per transaction.

The number of insider buy/sell trades at Strayer Education is greater than that of the 19 peer company average over the last 90-day period. The General Education Services peer group saw 14 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.7 transactions per company. However, the number of shares traded per transaction by Strayer Education insiders is lower than its peers. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 236,003 shares sold with company insiders having sold 16,857 shares on average over this time period.

Insider buying and selling activity that is significant has been determined by eliminating 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 in composing and writing this story.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Thomas J Aprahamian, Officer, sold 2,964 shares
* Daniel Wayne Jackson, Officer, sold 19,097 shares
* Brian W Jones, Officer, sold 8,743 shares

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