Insider Trading Weekly – Retail Selling, Buying Essentially Non-existent

Weekly insider trading (selling and buying) at US public companies. Selling at many retailers and little buying.
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The Sellers

Large-cap companies with most aggregate insider sells this week (Tracker link here)

WMT, CCL, DDOG, CLX, FB, NVDA, WDAY, PG, ROKU, SAM, ANET, SQ 

WMT, CCL, DDOG, CLX, FB, NVDA, WDAY, PG, ROKU, SAM, ANET, SQ 

12 large-cap companies had more than $20mm in net sales:

  • Director S Robson Walton (D) was the lone seller at Walmart (WMT), selling $103.3mm worth of shares. Walton sold $110mm worth of shares last week.
  • Director and Chairman Micky Arison (D) was the lone seller at Carnival Corporation (CCL), selling $102.9mm worth of shares.
  • Director and executive chair Benno Dorer (A) was the lone seller at The Clorox Company (CLX), selling $83.8mm worth of shares.

In addition to the bigger sales at large-cap companies, there were smaller but still significant net sales totaling $10-20mm at 10 large-cap companies.

PENN, DLTR, PANW, DE, SCCO, A, MCO, TXG, RNG, CRWD 

PENN, DLTR, PANW, DE, SCCO, A, MCO, TXG, RNG, CRWD 

  • CEO Jay Snowden (B) and General Counsel Carl Sottosanti sold $12.7mm and $6.7mm worth of Penn National Gaming (PENN) shares respectively.
  • Director Thomas Saunders (B-) was effectively the lone seller at Dollar Tree (DLTR), selling $19mm worth of shares. This was in cordination with the announcement Saunders will retire from the board in 2021. COO Thomas O’Boyle sold $0.1mm worth of shares.

Mid-cap companies with most aggregate insider sells this week (Tracker link here)

GDOT, LMND, YELP, CRSP, ROLL, SHAK 

GDOT, LMND, YELP, CRSP, ROLL, SHAK 

There were 6 companies with more than $10mm in net sales:

  • Director Jeffrey Osher (B+) was the lone seller at Green Dot Corporation, selling $35.7mm worth of shares. This was on behalf of Harvest Small Cap Partners, an investment firm where Osher is a partner.
  • Co-founder and Director Daniel Harris Meyer (D) was the lone seller at Shake Shack (SHAK), selling $10.1mm worth of shares.

For small-caps… (Tracker link here)

MEG, TPIC, HCAT, ZNTL 

MEG, TPIC, HCAT, ZNTL 

  • Montrose Enviromental Group (MEG) Directors James Price (B+), Richard Perlman (B), andDe Castro Jose Miguel Fernandez sold $10.4mm, $12.8mm, and $1.4mm worth of shares respectively.
  • Directors Daniel Weiss (C+) and Steven Lockard (A-) sold $8mm and $3.2mm worth of TPI Composites (TPIC) shares respectively. Weiss sold on behalf of Angeleno Group Management, an investment firm where he is a partner.

The Buyers

There were no large-cap companies with more than $1mm in net buys

Mid-cap companies with most aggregate buys this week (Tracker link here)

AAT

AAT

American Assets Trust (AAT) was the only mid-cap company with more than $1mm in net buys. CEO Ernest Randy (D) was the lone buyer.

There were no small-cap companies with more than $1mm in net buys

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