Insiders Roundup: Facebook, FedEx

- By Tiziano Frateschi

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 "$200,000+" duration to "August 2016" and "August 2016" and All Insider Sales to "$5,000,000+".


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

On Oct. 12, Edward Lampert, 10% owner of Lands' End Inc. (LE), bought 255,436 shares at the price of $14.94 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has risen by 2.8% to $15.36.

The company has an institutional ownership of 70.40% and an insider ownership of 0.07%. It is a multi-channel retailer of casual clothing, accessories and footwear, as well as home products. It offers products through catalogs, landsend.com, and operates in two segments: Direct and Retail.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has fallen 41% and is now trading with a price-book (P/B) ratio of 1.33. The price is 44.35% below its 52-week high and 9.48% above its 52-week low.

On Oct. 11, Abdiel Qualified Master Fund, 10% owner of MINDBODY Inc. Class A (MB), bought 500,000 shares in the company at the price of $18.22 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has dropped by 4.7% to $17.36.

The company has an insider ownership of 0.78% and institutional ownership of 50.32%. It is a provider of an integrated cloud-based business management software and payments platform for the wellness services industry.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 2% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 7.25. The price is 16.66% below its 52-week high and 88.70% above its 52-week low.

Most important sales of the week

On Oct. 12, Godfrey Sullivan, director of Splunk Inc. (SPLK), sold 120,000 shares in the company at the price of $59.83 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has dropped by 5.8% to $56.34.

The company has an insider ownership of 3.34% and institutional ownership of 97.31%. Splunk provides software products. Its flagship product is Splunk Enterprise and at its core is a proprietary machine data engine, comprised of collection, indexing, search, reporting analysis and data management capabilities.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has not changed and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 9.33. The price is 15.78% below its 52-week high and 88.74% above its 52-week low.

On Oct. 11, Jan Koum, 10% owner and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer of Facebook Inc. Class A (FB), sold 1,002,114 shares in the company at the price of $129.73 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has fallen 1.5% to $127.82.

The company has an institutional ownership of 58.51% and insider ownership of 0.36%. It operates a social networking website. The company's products are Facebook, Instagram, Messenger, WhatsApp and Oculus. Its products enable people to connect and share through mobile devices and personal computers.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 33% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 7.26. The price is 3.15% below its 52-week high and 43.02% above its 52-week low.

On Oct. 11, Silver Point Capital L.P., 10% owner of Cooper-Standard Holdings Inc. (CPS), sold 142,000 shares in the company at the price of $101.55 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has fallen 3.5% to $97.55.

The company has an institutional ownership of 94.13% and insider ownership of 0.29%. It is engaged in manufacturing sealing, fuel and brake delivery, fluid transfer and anti-vibration systems components subsystems and modules. Its products are used in passenger vehicles and light trucks.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 54% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 2.665.62. The price is 8.07% below its 52-week high and 56.50% above its 52-week low.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 2% and is now trading with a P/B ratio of 7.25. The price is 16.66% below its 52-week high and 88.70% above its 52-week low.

On Oct. 10, Christine P. Richards, executive vice-president, general counsel and secretary of FedEx Corp. (FDX), sold 80,080 shares in the company at the price of $173.59 per share. Since then, the price of the stock has dropped by 1.5% to $170.95.

The company has an institutional ownership of 78.44% and insider ownership of 6.35%. It provides a portfolio of transportation, e-commerce and business services. It operates in four business: FedEx Express, FedEx Ground, FedEx Freight and FedEx Services.

During the last 12 months, the price of the stock has risen by 15% and is now trading with a price-earnings (P/E) ratio of 25.79. The price is 2.15% below its 52-week high and 44.97% above its 52-week low.

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

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