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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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Insider Trades Roundup: Amazon, Facebook

Top insider buys and sells of the week

The All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider buys and sells over the last week by clicking on the Insiders tab and changing the settings for All Insider Buying to “$1,000,000+” and duration to "April 2016” and “May 2016”.

According to the above filters, the following are recent buys and sells from company insiders in the past week.

On May 5, Coliseum Capital Management, a 10% owner of Accuride Corp. (ACW), bought 497,018 shares in the company at the price of $1.59 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has risen to $1.60.

The company has an institutional ownership of 58.61% and insider ownership of 3.26%. It is one of the manufacturers and suppliers of commercial vehicle components in North America. Its products include commercial vehicle wheels, wheel-end components and assemblies, truck body and chassis parts, and ductile and gray iron castings.

The stock is now trading with a P/B ratio of 1.49. The price is 9065.74% below its 52-week high and 116.22% above its 52-week low.

On May 4, Reiss Claire, a 10% owner of Biocept Inc. (BIOC), bought 64,273 shares in the company at the price of $11.00 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has dropped by 9% to $10.91.

The company has an insider ownership 1.34% and institutional ownership of 4.85%. Its services are available to medical and surgical oncologists, pathologists, hospitals, cancer centers, universities, and pharmaceutical and clinical researchers.

The stock is now trading with a P/B ratio of 4.84 and the price is 75.41% below its 52-week high and 3.41% above its 52-week low.

On May 4, JCP Investment Management, a 10% owner of US Geothermal Inc. (HTM), bought 440,565 shares in the company at the price of 77 cents per share. The price of the stock is now 76 cents.

The company has an insider ownership of 4.44% and an institutional ownership of 32.62%. It is currently operating geothermal power projects at Neal Hot Springs, Oregon, San Emidio, Nevada and Raft River, Idaho for a total power generation of approximately 45 MWs.

The stock is now trading with a P/B ratio of 0.81. The price is 7.32% below its 52-week high and 58.33% above its 52-week low.

Most important sales of the week

On May 5, Jeff Bezos, chairman, CEO and president of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN), sold 1,000,000 shares in the company at the price of $671.29 per share. The price of the stock is now $659.09.

The company has an insider ownership of 18.38% and institutional ownership of 66.57%. 

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 57% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 21.04. The price is 5.36% below its 52-week high and 58.99% above its 52-week low.

On May 3, Foundry Group Select Fund, a 10% owner of Fitbit Inc. (FIT), sold 640,032 shares in the company at the price of $17.27 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has dropped by 19.6% to $13.88.

The company has an insider ownership of 0.03% and an institutional ownership of 39.55%. It provides a platform to combine connected health and fitness devices with software and services, including an online dashboard and mobile apps, data analytics, motivational and social tools, personalized insights, and virtual coaching through customized fitness plans and interactive workouts.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has dropped by 53% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 3.05. The price is 73.26% below its 52-week high and 16.54% above its 52-week low.

On May 3, Richard K Templeton, chairman, president and CEO of Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN), sold 934,461 shares in the company at the price of $57.37 per share. The price is now $56.64.

The company has an institutional ownership of 90.50% and insider ownership of 0.53%. It is an American electronics company that designs and makes semiconductors, which it sells to electronics designers and manufacturers globally.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 5% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 5.82. The price is 6.53% below its 52-week high and 30.24% above its 52-week low.

On May 2, Peter Thiel and Jan Koum, directors of Facebook Inc. (FB), sold 2,865,968 shares in the company at the price of $117.95 per share. The price is now $117.81.

The company has an institutional ownership of 54.48% and insider ownership of 0.38%. It is a social networking website that builds products that creates utility for users, developers, and advertisers.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 51% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 7.12. The price is 2.47% below its 52-week high and 63.62% above its 52-week low.

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Tiziano Frateschi
You can read about me on www.theextraincome.info, which gives suggestions on position trading.

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