Tracking Insider Trading: Notable Transactions (Aug.31)

Below is a list of market insider purchases and sales filed at the Securities and Exchange Commission Monday (Aug.31) as ranked by dollar value.

  • Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (NYSE:WAB) Kassling William E (Director) sold 12,500 shares at $37.40 for a value of $467,525 on 8/27
  • Bancorp Rhode Island (NASDAQ:BARI) Andrade Anthony F (Director) sold 4,626 shares at $25.80 for a value of $119,350 on 8/28
  • MAXIMUS, Inc. (NYSE:MMS) Boyer John (Other) sold 10,000 shares at $42.06 for a value of $420,650 on 8/27
  • Abovenet Inc. (NASDAQ:ABVT) Subotnick Stuart (Director) sold 7,000 shares at $94.39 for a value of $660,744 on 8/27
  • Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM) Jain Vivek (Senior Vice President) sold 4,562 shares at $18.88 for a value of $86,130 on 8/28
  • Cenveo Inc. (NYSE:CVO) Armstrong Gerald S (Director) bought 8,000 shares at $5.00 for a value of $40,000 on 8/27
  • Trailer Bridge Inc. (NASDAQ:TRBR) Burke Robert P (Director) bought 5,000 shares at $4.68 for a value of $23,400 on 8/28
  • Fidelity National Financial (NYSE:FNF) Foley William P Ii (Director) sold 150,000 shares at $15.01 for a value of $2,250,900 on 8/28
  • Rock-Tenn Co. (NYSE:RKT) Anderson Stephen G Md (Director) and Russell Currey M (Director) sold 10,000 shares at $51.21-$52.00 for a combined value of $516,050 on 8/27 -8/27
  • Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ:DLTR) Brock Macon F Jr (Chairman of the Board) sold 7,000 shares at $50.69 for a value of $354,809 on 8/27
  • Pall Corporation (NYSE:PLL) Krasnoff Eric (Chairman and CEO) sold 4,500 shares at $30.64 for a value of $137,889 on 8/27
  • Loews Corporation (NYSE:L) Hofmann Herbert C (Sr. Vice President) sold 11,250 shares at $33.62 for a value of $378,225 on 8/27
  • The Travelers Companies (NYSE:TRV) Benet Jay S (Vice Chairman and CFO) sold 4,166 shares at $49.51 for a value of $206,250 on 8/28
  • The Andersons, Inc. (NASDAQ:ANDE) Nichols David L (Director) sold 3,886 shares at $31.31 for a value of $121,670 on 8/28

Selling by corporate insiders continues to surge. According to TrimTabs Investment Research insider selling hit $6.1 billion in August, the highest amount since May 2008.

2 Comments on Tracking Insider Trading: Notable Transactions (Aug.31)

  1. Insider Selling in August Soars to 30.6 Times Insider Buying, Highest Level Since TrimTabs Began Tracking in 2004. NYSE Short Interest Plunges 10.3%, While Margin Debt Spikes 5.9%
    SAUSALITO, Calif., Aug. 28 /PRNewswire/ — TrimTabs Investment Research reported that selling by corporate insiders in August has surged to $6.1 billion, the highest amount since May 2008. The ratio of insider selling to insider buying hit 30.6, the highest level since TrimTabs began tracking the data in 2004.

    http://news.prnewswire.com/DisplayReleaseContent.aspx?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/08-28-2009/0005084471&EDATE=

  2. “ratio insider selling to insider buying hit 30.6”
    I track insiders daily and I notice on some days the ratio of insider selling to insider buying hits upwards of 70:1.
    There is some major insider selling going on in the stock market.
    Heavy selling in commercial real estate stocks.
    Thank You

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