Apr 1, 2016

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Insider Sells Are Telling Something: DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ:XRAY), Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP), Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W)

Insider Sells Are Telling Something: DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ:XRAY), Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP), Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W)

Insider trading is defined as a practice wherein trade of a company’s securities is undertaken by people who by virtue of their work have access to the otherwise non public information which can be crucial for making investment decisions.

In order to be able to use insider transactions to help you invest more wisely, you need to know the importance of the dollar value of the insider transactions you are watching. Continual purchases over the span of a few weeks tend to mean the insider is trying to buy in a big way. Also, keep things in perspective by understanding how much of an increase or decrease in the amount of shares owned will occur because of this transaction. The proportionate sizes of the transaction are extremely important.

DENTSPLY SIRONA Inc (NASDAQ:XRAY) saw an insider sell on Mar 29, 2016 that may make shareholders worried. Kowaloff Arthur D, director, sold 13,006 shares at $62.00 a piece. The total sale came to $806,372, leaving the total count to 29,779 shares. Its shares currently owned by company management are 0.60% while institutional investors own about 57.00%. The 6-month change recorded in total insider ownership was -4.67%. On the other side, 4.40% change in total institutional ownership has been reported for the 3-month period.

Moving on to the second insider trade which involved Tardio Juan Pablo, a VP & CFOat Helmerich & Payne, Inc. (NYSE:HP) sold 12,497 shares at $58.28 per share to trim the total holding at 23,468 shares. Its shares currently owned by company management are 1.10% while institutional investors own about 99.50%. The 6-month change recorded in total insider ownership was -5.02%. On the other side, 4.22% change in total institutional ownership has been reported for the 3-month period.

Wayfair Inc (NYSE:W) also received some insider trading action as Savarese James, who the company’s Chief Operating Officer is sold some 500 shares at a price of $43.26 per share to the holding that now comprises of 603,397 shares. Its shares currently owned by company management are 3.10%. The 6-month change recorded in total insider ownership was -47.01%. On the other side, 0.58% change in total institutional ownership has been reported for the 3-month period.

 

 

 

 

 

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