Daily Round Up 2/9/16: PANW, DFRG, AN, PSX

by: InsiderInsights


Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 2/9/16, based on dollar value.

Dollar values often do not equate with significance when it comes to insider trades.

Proprietary Insider Company Ratings are relayed to clarify significance.

Dollar value is only one metric to assess the significance of an insider transaction, but when high dollar value intersects with significance, it spotlights a stock investors should take the time to consider. InsiderInsights Daily Round Up articles are intended as initial research tools, so investors can separate real insider investment intelligence from time-wasting noise.

Click the Company Name links in the tables below to analyze a company's or insider's full insider history.

On Today's Tables:

Insider trades were rated Significant at:

  • Phillips 66 (NYSE:PSX);
  • Palo Alto Networks (NYSE:PANW);
  • Del Frisco's Restaurant Group (NASDAQ:DFRG), and;
  • AutoNation Inc. (NYSE:AN).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • Summit Midstream Partners (NYSE:SMLP);
  • Post Holdings (NYSE:POST);
  • Pershing Gold Corp. (NASDAQ:PGLC), and;
  • Dolby Labs (NYSE:DLB).

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • Boot Barn Holdings (NYSE:BOOT);
  • Vector Group (NYSE:VGR);
  • Take-Two Interactive Software (NASDAQ:TTWO);
  • Philip Morris International (NYSE:PM);
  • Monolithic Power Systems (NASDAQ:MPWR);
  • MasterCard (NYSE:MA);
  • Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOG), and;
  • C.H. Robinson Worldwide (NASDAQ:CHRW).

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

  • Mattress Firm Holding Corp. (NASDAQ:MFRM);
  • Mindbody (NASDAQ:MB), and;
  • Accelerate Diagnostics (NASDAQ:AXDX).

Insider Purchases

#: Filer Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker Trans
Dollar Value
1 Berkshire Hathaway BO Phillips 66 PSX B $36,765,848
2 Stiritz William P DIR Post Holdings POST B $34,984,774
3 Cascade Inv BO AutoNation Inc. AN B $24,709,086
4 Berkshire Partners BO Mattress Firm Holding Corp. MFRM B $9,771,053
5 Schuler Jack W DIR,BO Accelerate Diagnostics AXDX B $8,178,678
6 Energy Capital II DIR,BO Summit Midstream Partners SMLP AB $4,478,141
7 Fs Equity Partners Vi BO Boot Barn Holdings BOOT B $3,965,574
8 Fidelity Natl Fin BO Del Frisco's Restaurant Group DFRG B $3,339,387
9 Honig Barry C DIR,BO Pershing Gold Corp. PGLC JB* $1,250,000
10 Abdiel Capital Mgt BO Mindbody MB B $1,217,519

Source: | 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 Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker Trans
Dollar Value
1 Page Lawrence CEO,DIR,BO Alphabet GOOG AS $23,335,371
2 Mastercard Fdn BO MasterCard MA S $13,324,781
3 Feinberg Larry N BO Accelerate Diagnostics AXDX S $7,116,000
4 Camilleri Louis C CB,DIR Philip Morris International PM S $7,055,632
5 Zuk Nir CTO,DIR Palo Alto Networks PANW AS $3,856,610
6 Wiehoff John CEO,DIR C.H. Robinson CHRW S $2,999,698
7 Lebow Bennett S DIR Vector Group VGR AS $2,208,000
8 Dolby Dagmar BO Dolby Labs DLB AS $1,855,463
9 Zelnick Strauss CB,CEO Take-Two Interactive Software TTWO S $1,100,540
10 Hsing Michael CEO,DIR Monolithic Power Systems MPWR S $955,408 | 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.

Did you miss our Previous Daily Round Up?

Disclosure: I/we have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from Seeking Alpha). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

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.

About this article:

Author payment: $35 + $0.01/page view. Authors of PRO articles receive a minimum guaranteed payment of $150-500. Become a contributor »
Problem with this article? Please tell us. Disagree with this article? .