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Summary

  • Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 9/3/14, based on dollar value.
  • Dollar values often do not equate with significance when it comes to insider trades.
  • Proprietary Insider Company Ratings are further given for selected companies.

I cannot repeat enough that dollar value is only one metric to assess the significance of an insider transaction. InsiderInsights calculates Insider Filer Statistics in real time, and formulates Insider Company Ratings based on numerous behavioral factors, so our clients can separate real investment intelligence from time-wasting noise.

On Today's Tables:

Insider trades were rated Significant at :

  • Republic Services (NYSE:RSG);
  • Prospect Capital (NASDAQ:PSEC), and;
  • Kindred Biosciences (NASDAQ:KIN).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • Castlight Health (NYSE:CSLT);
  • Conns (NASDAQ:CONN), and;
  • Ascent Solar Technologies (NASDAQ:ASTI).

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • Waterstone Financial (NASDAQ:WSBF);
  • State Auto Finl (NASDAQ:STFC);
  • Genco Shipping (GNK);
  • Stryker (NYSE:SYK);
  • Skyworks Solutions (NASDAQ:SWKS);
  • Rex American (NYSE:REX);
  • Ngl Energy (NYSE:NGL);
  • Linkedin (NYSE:LNKD);
  • Liberty Global (NASDAQ:LBTYK);
  • Google (NASDAQ:GOOG), and;
  • Dolby Labs (NYSE:DLB).

There is a Conflicted Insider Signal (both purchases & sales) at:

  • Aqua America (NYSE:WTR);
  • Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), and;
  • Bob Evans Farms (NASDAQ:BOBE).

For more on how to profit from our Daily Round Up tables and analyze insider data, see references below.

Insider Purchases

#:Filer NameInsider TitlesCompany NameTickerTrans
Type
Dollar Value
1Tfg Radiant InvestmentBOAscent Solar TechASTIB$5,990,001
2Maverick CapitalBOCastlight HealthCSLTB$3,600,969
3Cascade InvBORepublic ServicesRSGB$2,348,201
4Strategic ValueBOGenco ShippingGNKJB*$771,446
5Davis Steven ACEO,CB,DIRBob Evans FarmsBOBEB$646,810
6Thompson ScottDIRConnsCONNB$497,329
7Eliasek M GrierCOO,DIRProspect CapitalPSECB$205,200
8Hosack Allan RCFOWaterstone FinancialWSBFB$177,584
9State Auto Mut InsBOState Auto FinlSTFCB$127,823
10Mario ErnestDIRKindred BiosciencesKINB$105,493

Source: InsiderInsights.com | Key to Insider Title and Trans Type Codes :
B =Open-market Buy; AB=10b5-1 (automatic) Buy; JB*=Buy indicated as being open-market, but not confirmed by trading price range and volume for the session.

Insider Sales

#:Filer NameInsider TitlesCompany NameTickerTrans
Type
Dollar Value
1Brin SergeyF,DIR,BOGoogleGOOGAS$96,842,704
2Weiner JeffCEO,DIRLinkedinLNKDAS$11,542,884
3Turner Brian KCOOMicrosoftMSFTS$7,503,074
4Malone John CDIR,BOLiberty GlobalLBTYKAS$4,130,490
5Dolby DagmarBODolby LabsDLBAS$3,702,680
6Rose Stuart ACEO,DIRRex AmericanREXS$1,931,560
7Stryker Ronda EDIRStrykerSYKAS$1,747,819
8Kehoe David CVPNgl EnergyNGLS$1,274,129
9Debenedictis NCB,PR,DIRAqua AmericaWTRAS$1,239,615
10Aldrich David JCB,CEOSkyworks SolutionsSWKSS$1,233,226

InsiderInsights.com | Key to Insider Title and Trans Type Codes :
S =Open-market Sale; AS=10b5-1 (automatic) Sale; JS*=Sale indicated as being open-market, but not confirmed by trading price range and volume for the session.

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An important note from Jonathan Moreland, founder of InsiderInsights.com:

In a victory for common sense, it's been proven profitable -- by both academic studies and (more importantly) the experience of your fellow professional investors -- to monitor the trading behavior of company executives, directors, and large shareholders in the stocks of firms of which they're registered as "insiders".

Please note, however, that the lists above are strictly factual; they are not buy and sell recommendations.

At InsiderInsights.com, our clients find new investment ideas every day using more intricate insider screens to determine where they should focus their subsequent fundamental and technical analysis. And while stocks don't (or shouldn't) move up or down based on insider activity alone, insiders tend to be profitable indicators of when real stock-moving events like earnings surprises, corporate actions, and new products may be in the offing.

So use these daily articles as the initial research tools they are meant to be, and click the links in the tables to analyze a company's or insider's full insider history. Also feel free to email us with any questions on our proprietary insider data, filer statistics, and company ratings.

I should also relay that you could have seen the trades on today's Daily Round Up tables within hours of being filed, by signing up for our Free Intra-Day Top Trades Alerts.

Editor's Note: This article covers one or more stocks trading at less than $1 per share and/or with less than a $100 million market cap. Please be aware of the risks associated with these stocks.

Source: InsiderInsights.com Daily Round Up 9/3/14: Kindred Biosciences, Republic Services, Prospect Capital, Conn's