Insider selling pace is fastest September in a decade, as corporate buybacks surge

Sep. 25, 2018 10:45 AM ETBy: Liz Kiesche, SA News Editor3 Comments
  • Corporate insiders are selling shares at an average of $400M per day this month through Sept. 21, the fastest pace in September in the past 10 years, while corporate stock buybacks reach record levels, according to TrimTabs Investment Research.
  • This month's total volume of $5.7B in insider selling is already the highest for any September in the last decade.
  • Meanwhile, stock buyback announcements by U.S. public companies reached $827.4B in 2018 to date, topping the previous record of $809.6B in 2007., TrimTabs said in a press release.
  • Previously: Q2 stock buybacks significantly lower than last two earnings seasons: TrimTabs (Aug. 21)

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