InsiderInsights.com Daily Round Up 3/25/16: YELP, OVAS, OPK, FLKS

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Includes: ADBE, AGNC, AT, DCA, DXCM, EXCC, FLKS, GMRE, MKSI, MSBF, MXIM, NWN, NYMX, OPK, OVAS, PE, TRC, TRUP, VEEV, YELP
by: InsiderInsights

Summary

Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 3/25/16, 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.

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On Today's Tables:

Insider trades were rated Significant at:

  • Yelp (NYSE:YELP);
  • Veeva Systems (NYSE:VEEV);
  • OvaScience (NASDAQ:OVAS);
  • OPKO Health (NYSE:OPK);
  • Flex Pharma (NASDAQ:FLKS), and;
  • Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • Global Medical Reit (OTCQB:GMRE);
  • Excel (OTCQB:EXCC);
  • Tejon Ranch (NYSE:TRC);
  • Nymox Pharmaceutical (NASDAQ:NYMX);
  • MSB Financial (NASDAQ:MSBF);
  • Atlantic Power (NYSE:AT), and;
  • DexCom (NASDAQ:DXCM).

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • American Capital (NASDAQ:AGNC);
  • Trupanion (NYSE:TRUP);
  • Parsley Energy (NYSE:PE);
  • Northwest Natural Gas (NYSE:NWN);
  • Maxim Integrated Products (NASDAQ:MXIM);
  • MKS Instruments (NASDAQ:MKSI), and;
  • Adobe Systems (NASDAQ:ADBE).
Insider Purchases
#: Filer Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker Trans
Type
Dollar Value
1 Huang Yanping DIR,BO Global Medical Reit GMRE JB* $14,999,998
2 Aldrich Richard DIR Ovascience OVAS B $567,240
3 Westphal Christoph CEO,DIR,BO Flex Pharma FLKS B $548,246
4 Bulldog Investors BO Virtus Total Return Fund DCA B $362,216
5 Frost Phillip Md CEO,CB,BO Opko Health OPK B $222,787
6 Atkinson Dennis VP Tejon Ranch TRC B $201,645
7 Winspear Robert L CFO Excel EXCC JB* $115,000
8 Robinson James George DIR Nymox Pharmaceutical NYMX B,JB* $91,400
9 Vanaria Raymond DIR Msb Financial MSBF B $64,909
10 Cofelice Joseph VP Atlantic Power AT B $25,264
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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 Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker Trans
Type
Dollar Value
1 Armenante Mark BO Veeva Systems VEEV AS $3,694,620
2 Kain Gary D PR,CIO American Capital AGNC AS $853,688
3 Sheffield Bryan DIR,BO Parsley Energy PE AS $778,944
4 Rowley Richard VP,CT,CAO Adobe Systems ADBE S $383,349
5 Colella Gerard G CEO,PR,DIR Mks Instruments MKSI AS $357,470
6 Doolittle Lea Anne VP Northwest Natural Gas NWN S $318,934
7 Doubleday Richard VP Dexcom DXCM AS $102,893
8 Donaker Geoffrey COO,DIR YELP YELP AS $88,510
9 Murphy Matthew J VP Maxim Integrated Products MXIM AS $70,810
10 Rawlings Darryl CEO,DIR Trupanion TRUP AS $32,901
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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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