Significant Transactions for Thursday, June 15, 2017

There were 484 Form 4 filings reported today with the SEC. These filings represented 474 insiders and reflected 217 companies. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 67 of these filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 21, and within these companies there were 40 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

The S&P 500 index had 92 individuals from 35 companies reporting insider trades. This activity was substantially lower than the average for the 30 days and very much lower than that of last 5 days. Included in this activity, were high value transactions reflecting 3 individuals in 3 companies, representing $5,152,204 in market value, and came from discretionary sales of 63,706 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insiders Make Significant Stock Sales in CalAtlantic Group (CAA) Shares Extending the Trend of Last Quarter

Three insiders — David J Matlin, 10% Owner and Director, Peter Schoels, Director, and MP CA Homes LLC, 10% Owner — disposed of 43,530,024 shares of CalAtlantic Group having a market value of approximately $1,446,067,397, today, as disclosed in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. In the past 90 days prior to this transaction there was one insider buy/sell transaction which resulted in the sale of 9,000 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 43,539,024 shares and have averaged 10,884,756 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* David J Matlin, 10% Owner and Director, sold 14,510,008 shares
* Peter Schoels, Director, sold 14,510,008 shares
* MP CA Homes LLC, 10% Owner, sold 14,510,008 shares

Another 20 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends. For more information, contact UpTick at info@uptickdata.com.

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Significant Transactions for Thursday, June 8, 2017

The SEC recorded 529 Form 4 filings today. These transactions represented activity in 209 companies and came from 521 insiders. Of these individual transactions, 43 were filings that represented over $1 million in market value. There were 19 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 31 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

Activity within the S&P 500 index was centered around 46 companies with 98 individuals reporting insider trades. This activity was markedly below the average for the month and substantially below that of previous week. This activity included high value transactions representing $21,524,045 in market value, involved 9 individual filers from 6 companies, and came from discretionary sales of 120,764 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider Selling in Chubb (CB) Shares Continues

There was a significant sale of shares of Chubb by an insider today, as indicated in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Evan G Greenberg, Director and Officer — disposed of 69,175 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $10,011,931. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the sale of 14,563 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 83,738 shares and have averaged 41,869 shares per transaction over this time period.

Insiders at Chubb have a level of buy/sell trades that is above the 21-peer company average over the last 90-day period. The Multiline Insurance & Brokers peer group saw 15 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.7 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Chubb insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 221,053 shares purchased and 20,885 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 18,197 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 evaluate and write this story.

Insiders at LendingTree (TREE) Make Significant purchases Reversing the Trend of Selling of Last 90 Days

Two insiders — Douglas R Lebda, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, and Liberty Interactive Corp, 10% Owner and Director — acquired 450,000 shares of LendingTree having a market value of approximately $76,815,000 today, as reflected in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 2 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 134,500 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net purchases of 307,500 shares and have averaged 148,125 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Douglas R Lebda, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, sold 8,000 shares
* Liberty Interactive Corp, 10% Owner and Director, bought 450,000 shares

Another 16 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends. For more information, contact UpTick at info@uptickdata.com.

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Significant Transactions for Wednesday, June 8, 2017

Insider trading activity tracked by the SEC in Form 4 reports saw 373 filings today. There were 368 insiders involved in these filings, reflecting activity in 203 companies. Individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 76 of these filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 27, and within these companies there were 65 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

There were 34 companies in the S&P 500 index representing 53 individuals reporting insider activity. This level of activity was very much above the average for the month and markedly above that of past week. Included in this activity, were high value transactions representing 11 individuals in 6 companies, involving $779,700,246 in market value, and came from discretionary sales of 9,750,395 shares.

Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) Insider Makes Significant Share Sale

There was a notable sale of shares of Amazon.com by an insider today, as revealed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. One insider — Jeffrey A Wilke, Officer — disposed of 2,670 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $2,698,416. There have been 3 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 8,710 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 11,380 shares and have averaged 2,845 shares per transaction over this time period.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Amazon.com is below its 6-company peer group average. The Internet & Mail Order Department Stores peer group saw 57 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 9.5 transactions per company. This trading also represents a lower number of shares per transaction. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 2,347,567 shares sold with company insiders having sold 41,185 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 creating and writing this story.

Wayfair (NYSE:W) Extends the Selling Trend of Last Quarter

There was substantial level of selling of Wayfair shares by insiders today, as reported in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. Seven insiders listed below, disposed of 116,400 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $7,927,810. There have been 9 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 2,338,857 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 2,455,257 shares and have averaged 153,454 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Michael D Fleisher, Officer, sold 20,000 shares
* Nicholas Malone, Officer, sold 1,500 shares
* Edmond Macri, Officer, sold 600 shares
* Steven Conine, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, sold 45,000 shares
* Niraj Shah, 10% Owner, Director and Officer, sold 45,000 shares
* John Champlin Mulliken, Officer, sold 4,000 shares
* Steve Oblak, Officer, sold 300 shares

 

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Significant Transactions for Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Insider trading activity tracked by the SEC in Form 4 reports saw 539 filings today. These filings involved 535 insiders and represented 234 companies. Individual filings where there was more than $1 million in market value represented, occurred in 32 filings. There were 15 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 18 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

Within the S&P 500 index there were 45 companies reporting insider trades which included 102 individuals. This level of activity was meaningfully beneath the average for the 30 days and significantly lower than that of previous 5 days. This activity reflected high value transactions with approximately $79,152,277 in market value, included 4 individual filers from 3 companies, and came from discretionary purchases of 136,050 shares and discretionary sales of 72,085 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) Insider Makes Significant Share Sale

There was a notable insider sale of Air Transport Services Group shares today, as disclosed in a filing with the SEC as — Willem Mesdag, Required Filer — disposed of 4,377,330 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $98,139,739 There have been 7 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the disposition of 711,563 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 5,088,893 shares and have averaged 636,112 shares per transaction over this time period.

The number of buy-sell trades for Air Transport Services Group is close to that of the 2 member peer company average. The Air Freight peer group saw 16 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 8.0 transactions per company. However, the number of shares per buy/sell trade transacted by Air Transport Services Group insiders is higher. Within the peer group there were 0 shares purchased and 775,546 shares sold with company insiders disposing of 48,472 shares on average. The data sourced 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.

Insider Makes Significant Stock buy in Regeneron Pharmaceuticals (REGN) Shares Breaks neutral Trend of Last 90 Days

One Regeneron Pharmaceuticals insider — Sanofi, 10% Owner — today, purchased 136,050 shares having a market value of approximately $65,055,558, as disclosed in a form 4 document filed with the SEC. This is the first insider buy/sell trade in the past 90 days. The level of buy-sell trades at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals is close to that of the 255 member peer company average.

The Bio Therapeutic Drugs peer group saw 284 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.1 transactions per company. However, trading at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals represents a lower number of shares per transaction. Within the peer group there were 75,093,933 shares purchased and 6,862,755 shares sold with company insiders acquiring 385,487 shares on average over this time period. The data sourced 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.

Another 13 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends. For more information, contact UpTick at info@uptickdata.com.

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Significant Transactions for Monday, June 5, 2017

The SEC saw 1,026 Form 4 filings reported today. These transactions involved activity in 378 companies and came from 1,010 insiders. Within this insider activity were 95 transactions which individually represented over $1 million in market value. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 23, and within these companies there were 43 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

The S&P 500 index had 215 individuals from 75 companies reporting insider trades. This activity was very much lower than the average for the 30 days and markedly below that of last 5 days. High value transactions included in this activity came from 8 individuals in 5 companies, representing $10,638,017 in market value, and came from discretionary purchases of 49,500 shares and discretionary sales of 145,658 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider Selling at Portola Pharmaceuticals (PTLA) Continues with Significant Sale

A filing with the SEC today indicated a significant insider sale of Portola Pharmaceuticals shares as — Maxwell (Mauritius) Pte Ltd, 10% Owner — sold 1,700,000 shares in the company having a market value of approximately $58,480,000. There have been 2 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to this filing. All of these trades have been sales resulting in the sale of 7,847 company shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have seen net sales of 1,707,847 shares and have averaged 569,282 shares per transaction over this time period.

Over the last 90 days, the number of insider buy/sell trades at Portola Pharmaceuticals is above the 182-company peer group average. Biotechnology & Medical Research peer group saw 157 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 0.9 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Portola Pharmaceuticals insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 12,471,196 shares purchased and 22,127,857 shares sold with company insiders having sold 61,507 shares on average. 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 creating and writing this story.

Another 22 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends. For more information, contact UpTick at info@uptickdata.com.

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Insider Roundup for Week Ending June 2, 2017

During the week of May 27 to June 2, 2017 insiders filed 2,911 Form 4 reports with the SEC. This activity came from 2,689 insiders representing 945 companies. Most of this reported activity involved the following reporting categories: 14,429,067 discretionary share purchases; 186,150,453 discretionary share sales; 2,008,139 shares in discretionary tax sales; 21,388,957 shares granted as part of awards transactions; and 323,022,342 shares involved in options and derivative security transactions.

The total value of these transactions was approximately $5,399,598,702 and reflected activity involving approximately 523,716,801 shares. “Acquired” shares in these aforementioned transactions is defined as shares retained from an award or through conversions, net of any tax sales, and discretionary purchases, and were approximately 292,027,837 shares. “Disposed” shares were approximately 284,659,182 and are defined as shares awarded and then sold as part of a single filing, and like transactions for options and derivative securities, and non-tax related discretionary sales.

Transactions by Market Value

Of the individual transactions reported 1,787 were less than $100,000 in market value. Transactions over $100,000 in market value numbered 879 while, individual transactions totaling over $1 million in market value occurred in 245 of these filings. Companies with aggregate market value transactions of over $1 million numbered 173, and within these companies there were 221 individual insiders surpassing the high value threshold.

Notable Industry Groups

The industry groups seeing the most shares acquired were Integrated Oil & Gas and Cloud Computing Services. Within these groups insiders acquired 156,600,000 shares and 37,002,512 shares respectively. The largest dispositions by insiders occurred in the Oil & Gas Exploration and Production industry group where insiders disposed of 90,103,007 shares followed by the Petroleum Refining industry group where insiders disposed of 24,934,973 shares.

Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends. For more information, contact UpTick at info@uptickdata.com.

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Significant Transactions for Friday, June 2, 2017

There were 996 Form 4 filings processed today with the SEC. These transactions reflected activity in 377 companies and came from 972 insiders. Individual filings where there was more than $1 million in market value represented, occurred in 66 filings. There were 31 companies with aggregated total market value transactions that exceeded the high value threshold and within these companies were 54 individual insiders with transactions that were greater than $1 million.

There were 70 companies in the S&P 500 index representing 157 individuals reporting insider activity. This activity was substantially lower than the average for the 30 days and substantially below that of preceding 5 days. High value transactions represented in this activity came from 10 individuals in 7 companies, having approximately $19,375,044 in market value, and came from discretionary sales of 210,551 shares.

Among the most significant insider transactions for the day:

Insider Makes Significant Stock buy in Avnet (AVT) Shares Extends the Trend of Last 90 Days

Significant insider purchase activity was disclosed in Avnet shares in a form 4 document filed with the SEC today, showing — James A Lawrence, Director — bought 408,451 shares in the company having a net market value of approximately $15,109,210. There was one insider buy/sell transaction in the past 90 days prior to this transaction which resulted in the purchase of 6,933 shares. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net purchases of 415,384 shares and have averaged 207,692 shares per transaction over this time period.

In relation to the peer group over the last 90 days, insider buy/sell trading at Avnet is above the 8-company peer group average. Electronic Equipment & Parts peer group saw 10 buy/sell trades during this period for an average of 1.3 transactions per company. The number of shares per buy/sell trade for Avnet insiders was also higher. Within the peer group there were 117,211 shares purchased and 15,878 shares sold with company insiders having bought 10,133 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 obtained to compose and write this story.

Insiders Make Significant purchases of Seaworld Entertainment (SEAS) Shares Reversing the 90 day Selling Trend

Two insiders — Hill Path Capital Partners Lp, 10% Owner, and Hill Path Holdings Llc, 10% Owner — purchased 1,168,000 shares of Seaworld Entertainment having a market value of approximately $20,841,374 today, as reflected in form 4 documents filed with the SEC. There have been 5 insiders with buy/sell transactions in the past 90 days prior to these filings. These trades have resulted in the purchase of 4,247,650 company shares and the sale of 38,907,126 company shares over this time period. Adding the most recent activity to this 90-day history indicates insider trades have been net sales of 33,491,476 shares and have averaged 6,331,825 shares per transaction over this time period.

Today’s Insider Activity
* Hill Path Capital Partners Lp, 10% Owner, bought 584,000 shares
* Hill Path Holdings Llc, 10% Owner, bought 584,000 shares

Another 29 companies had significant insider transactions based on UpTick Data Technologies’ analysis. Using proprietary artificial intelligence methods, UpTick evaluates corporate insider filings reported to the SEC and creates real-time news and analysis to report the most significant insider transactions based on transaction type, size and historical trends. For more information, contact UpTick at info@uptickdata.com.

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