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Tiziano Frateschi
Tiziano Frateschi
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Facebook, HP Among Largest Insider Trades of the Week

A review of company insider trading

The GuruFocus All-in-One Screener can be used to find insider trades from the past week. Under the Insiders tab, change the settings for All Insider Buying to “$200,000+,” the duration to “July 2017” and All Insider Sales to “$5,000,000+.”

According to the above filters, the following are trades from company insiders this week.

Winder Investment Pte. Ltd., 10% owner of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE:IFF), bought 20,000 shares for $133.29 per share on July 12. Since then, the stock price has declined to $132.73.

The company produces flavors and fragrances for the food, beverage, personal care and household products industries. It has an institutional ownership of 83.12% and insider ownership of 1.79%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has risen by 1%. The price is currently 7.60% below its 52-week high and 17.29% above its 52-week low.

Abdiel Qualified Master Fund LP, 10% owner of Appian Corp. (NASDAQ:APPN), bought 155,348 shares for $18.61 per share on July 11. Since then, the stock price has increased to $19.79

Appian's low-code software development platform allows organizations to rapidly develop powerful and unique applications. The company has an institutional ownership of 7.26% and insider ownership of 0.02%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has risen by 32%. The price is currently 3.46% below its 52-week high and 16.96% above its 52-week low.

World Point Terminals Inc., 10% owner of World Point Terminals LP (NYSE:WPT), bought 3,066,864 shares for $17.30 per share on July 10. The stock price has not changed since then.

The company owns, operates, develops and acquires terminals and other assets used to store petroleum products. The company has an institutional ownership of 87.25% and insider ownership of 0.21%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has risen by 5%. The price is currently 3.41% below its 52-week high and 21.33% above its 52-week low

Most important insider sales

Howard Jonas, 10% owner of Straight Path Communications Inc. (STRP), sold 55,597 shares for $179.67 per share on July 13. Since then, the stock price has not changed.

Straight Path provides services to internet service and telecommunications providers. The company has an institutional ownership of 40.04% and insider ownership of 5.89%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has risen by 357%. The price is currently 23.90% below its 52-week high and 1,091.90% above its 52-week low.

Margaret C. Whitman, director of HP Inc. (NYSE:HPQ), sold 295,952 shares for $18.02 per share on July 12. The stock price has increased to $18.08 since then.

HP provides products, technologies, software, solutions and services to its customers. The company has an institutional ownership of 77.62% and insider ownership of 0.30%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has risen by 31%. The price is currently 7.66% below its 52-week high and 33.43% above its 52-week low.

Godfrey Sullivan, director of Splunk Inc. (NASDAQ:SPLK), sold 120,000 shares for $58.77 per share on July 12. Since then, the stock price has increased to $60.38.

The software company's flagship product is Splunk Enterprise, which is a proprietary machine data engine. The company has an institutional ownership of 99.51% and insider ownership of 3.78%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has risen by 3%. The price is currently 12.78% below its 52-week high and 19.23% above its 52-week low.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) Chief Technology Officer Michael Todd Schroepfer sold 37,914 shares for $154.43 per share on July 11. The stock price since then has increased to $159.26.

The world's largest social network company's products include Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus. The company has an institutional ownership of 55.06% and insider ownership of 0.20%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has risen by 36%. The price is currently 0.33% below its 52-week high and 40.26% above its 52-week low.

Disclosure: I do not own any shares of any stocks mentioned in this article.

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