Daily Insider Ratings Round Up 7/11/18

Jul. 13, 2018 11:27 AM ET

Summary

  • Tables of the top insider purchases and sales filed with the SEC on 7/11/18, 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.

InsiderInsights' Daily Round Up articles rate the "significance" of the top 10 dollar value insider purchases and sales filed at the SEC on the Title date. Dollar value is only the most basic metric to assess the significance of an insider transaction, however, and there are many more "Significant" insider trades with lower dollar values every day in our comprehensive Daily Insider Ratings Reports, which also reach clients before the market opens each morning. Our free Round-Up articles are delayed.

We employ over a million lines of code programming and our decades of experience analyzing insider transactions to harvest, analyze, and profitably rate insider transactions in real time. When a new insider transaction occurs, our programs mathematically score the significance of the company's 3-month insider profile based on numerous criteria.

Stocks that achieve an InsiderInsights Company Rating of "Significant" and "Nearly Significant" have been independently validated to generate alpha as a group. Only stocks that achieve those Ratings on the tables below are highlighted in our article headlines, and have our articles linked to their Seeking Alpha company profiles.

The intention of our Round Up articles is to both separate real insider investment intelligence from time-wasting noise and to educate investors that - though insider transactions are indeed an excellent source of investment intelligence - it takes much more analysis than screening by dollar values to make money from insider data.

Seasonal Note: We're definitely in the summer doldrums for insider trading filings, and today's Report is about as short as it gets. The volume of Form 4s will stay low for most of July, before ramping up in August and staying strong through September.

On Today's Tables:

Insider trades were rated Significant at :

  • None last session.

Insider trades were rated Nearly Significant at:

  • None last session.

Insider trades were considered Insignificant at:

  • Templeton Dragon Fund (TDF);
  • Gladstone Commercial (GOOD);
  • Crimson Wine (OTCQB:CWGL);
  • First Financial Bancorp (FFBC);
  • Workday (WDAY);
  • Square (SQ);
  • Pure Storage (PSTG);
  • Garmin (GRMN);
  • Facebook (FB);
  • Cision (CISN), and;
  • Box (BOX).

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

  • pdvWireless (PDVW);
  • Ollie's Bargain Outlet (OLLI);
  • Mellanox Technologies (MLNX), and;
  • AgroFresh Solutions (AGFS).

Don't agree with our Rating? Click the Company Name links in the tables below to analyze a company's or insider's full insider history yourself and reach your own conclusions!


Insider Purchases

#: Filer Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker TransType Dollar Value

1

City Of London Investment

BO

Templeton Dragon Fund

TDF

B

$682,905

2

Dowdupont

BO

AgroFresh Solutions

AGFS

AB

$293,616

3

Owl Creek Asset Mgt

BO

pdvWireless

PDVW

B

$167,950

4

Steinberg Joseph S

DIR

Crimson Wine

CWGL

AB

$55,620

5

Rahe Maribeth S

DIR

First Financial Bancorp

FFBC

JB*

$14,692

6

Neighbours John T

DIR

First Financial Bancorp

FFBC

JB*

$12,974

7

Olszewski Richard E

DIR

First Financial Bancorp

FFBC

JB*

$11,162

8

Cutlip Robert G

PR

Gladstone Commercial

GOOD

AB

$9,965

9

Finnerty Corinne R

DIR

First Financial Bancorp

FFBC

JB*

$8,650

10

Booth Cynthia O

DIR

First Financial Bancorp

FFBC

JB*

$8,522

Insider Sales

#: Filer Name Insider Titles Company Name Ticker TransType Dollar Value

1

Zuckerberg Mark

CB,CEO,BO

Facebook

FB

AS

$153,608,936

2

Speiser Michael L

DIR

Pure Storage

PSTG

JS*

$103,756,536

3

Duffield David A

DIR,BO

Workday

WDAY

AS

$50,012,476

4

Starboard Value

BO

Mellanox Technologies

MLNX

S

$29,309,252

5

Butler Mark L

CEO,DIR,BO

Ollie's Bargain Outlet

OLLI

AS

$27,376,250

6

McKelvey James Morgan Jr

DIR

Square

SQ

AS

$26,285,806

7

Canyon (Cayman)

DIR,BO

Cision

CISN

JS*

$23,892,108

8

Kao Min H

CB,DIR,BO

Garmin

GRMN

AS

$23,169,980

9

O Driscoll Rory

DIR

Box

BOX

S

$13,175,000

10

Schroepfer Michael

CTO

Facebook

FB

AS

$7,735,718

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. 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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