InsiderInsights.com Daily Round Up 3/21/16: SGEN, SHAK, OVAS, ACTG

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Includes: ACTG, AFG, COST, DEI, DLB, FLKS, GPK, HMTV, OSG, OVAS, PN, RXDX, SEIC, SGEN, SHAK, ZF
by: InsiderInsights

Summary

Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 3/21/16, 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:

  • Shake Shack (NYSE:SHAK);
  • Seattle Genetics (NASDAQ:SGEN);
  • Ignyta (NASDAQ:RXDX);
  • Patriot National (NYSE:PN);
  • OvaScience (NASDAQ:OVAS);
  • Flex Pharma (NASDAQ:FLKS), and;
  • Acacia Research (NASDAQ:ACTG).

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • Novatel Wireless (MIFI), and;
  • Overseas Shipholding (NYSEMKT:OSG).

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • Virtus Total Return Fund (NYSE:DCA);
  • SEI Inv (NASDAQ:SEIC);
  • Hemisphere Media (NASDAQ:HMTV);
  • Graphic Pkging (NYSE:GPK);
  • Dolby Labs (NYSE:DLB);
  • Douglas Emmett (NYSE:DEI);
  • Costco Wholesale (NASDAQ:COST), and;
  • American Financial (NYSE:AFG).
Insider Purchases
#: Filer Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker Trans
Type
Dollar Value
1 Continental Insurance BO Novatel Wireless MIFI JB* $5,897,460
2 United Teacher Assoc Insurance BO Novatel Wireless MIFI JB* $5,401,380
3 Baker Felix DIR,BO Seattle Genetics SGEN B $3,951,304
4 Bulldog Investors BO Virtus TR Fund DCA B $778,858
5 Aldrich Richard DIR OvaScience OVAS B $492,962
6 Westphal Christoph CEO,DIR,BO Flex Pharma FLKS B $413,272
7 Mariano Steven M DIR,BO Patriot National PN B $398,400
8 Graziadio G Louis DIR Acacia Research ACTG B $281,284
9 Key Marvin E CEO Acacia Research ACTG B $244,075
10 City Hill Venture BO Ignyta RXDX B $136,880

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 Luxor Capital BO Hemisphere Media HMTV JS* $13,100,000
2 Select Equity DIR Shake Shack SHAK S $5,144,000
3 Acg Shack BO Shake Shack SHAK S $5,141,500
4 Emmett Dan A CB,DIR Douglas Emmett DEI AS $4,187,195
5 Dolby Dagmar BO Dolby Labs DLB AS $4,037,503
6 Lazarus Franz E VP Costco Wholesale COST S $3,068,700
7 Bluemountain Cap DIR,BO Overseas Shipholding OSG S $2,970,725
8 Lindner S Craig CEO,PR,DIR American Financial AFG S $2,815,570
9 Scheible David W CB,DIR Graphic Pkging GPK S $2,534,000
10 West Alfred P Jr BO SEI Inv SEIC S $2,023,500

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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