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Largest Insider Trades of the Week

Netflix, Ametek among stocks sold by insiders

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Sep 22, 2017
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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 “September 2017” and All Insider Sales to “$5,000,000+.”

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

Luxor Capital Group LP 10% owner of Mindbody Inc. (

MB, Financial), bought 420,048 shares for $24.93 per share on Sept. 21. Since then, the stock price has not significantly changed.

The software application company has a market cap of $1.15 billion. It has an institutional ownership of 41.61% and insider ownership of 1.32%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has risen 42%. It is currently trading 16.47% below its 52-week high and 41.61% above its 52-week low.

Ronald O. Perelman, director and 10% owner of Revlon Inc. (

REV, Financial), bought 625,151 shares for $17.36 per share on Sept. 21. Since then, the stock price has increased to $18.10.

The cosmetics manufacturer has a market cap of $952.34 million. It has an institutional ownership of 89.33% and insider ownership of 15.04%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has fallen 51%. It is currently trading 52.32% below its 52-week high and 16.03% above its 52-week low.

Istar Inc., 10% owner of Safety, Income and Growth Inc. (

SAFE, Financial), bought 80,402 shares for $19.24 per share on Sept. 20. Since then, the stock price has not significantly changed.

The real estate company has a market cap of $350.52 million. It has an institutional ownership of 16.52%.

The stock has seen very little change since its initial public offering in June. It is currently trading 2.92% below its 52-week high and 1.42% above its 52-week low.

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Michael D. Perone, director of Barracuda Networks Inc. (

CUDA, Financial), sold 253,629 shares for $24.33 per share on Sept. 21. Since then, the stock price has not significantly changed.

The software infrastructure company has market cap of $1.28 billion. It has an institutional ownership of 35.80% and insider ownership of 14.01%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has not significantly changed. The stock is currently trading 9.44% below its 52-week high and 26.81% above its 52-week low.

Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix Inc. (

NFLX, Financial), sold 75,467 shares for $185.02 per share on Sept. 20. Since then, the stock price has increased to $188.78.

The video streaming company has a market cap of $81.51 billion. It has an institutional ownership of 46.55% and insider ownership of 0.15%.

Over the last 12 months, the stock price has increased 97%. It is currently trading 1.41% below its 52-week high and 100.77% above its 52-week low.

Frank S. Hermance, executive chairman of Ametek Inc. (

AME, Financial), sold 150,840 shares for $66.38 per share on Sept. 20. Since then, the stock price has not significantly changed.

The electronic instruments and electromechanical devices manufacturer has a market cap of $15.26 billion. It has an institutional ownership of 53.30% and insider ownership of 0.64%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has risen 37%. It is currently trading 0.88% below its 52-week high and 50.32% above its 52-week low.

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

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