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Largest Insider Trades of the Week

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 "October 2019" and All Insider Sales to "$200,000+."

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


Saba Capital Management bought 726,645 shares of Voya Prime Rate Trust (NYSE:PPR) for an average price of $4.71 per share on Oct. 3.

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The closed-end investment management company has a market cap of $697.56 million and an enterprise value of $697.56 million. It has insider ownership of 0.05% and institutional ownership of 50.88%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock has fallen 3.67% and, as of Friday, was trading 4.65% below its 52-week high and 7.64% above its 52-week low.

Armistice Capital Master Fund bought 436,000 shares of Vaxart Inc. (NASDAQ:VXRT) for an average price of 35 cents per share on Oct. 3.

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The biopharmaceutical company has a market cap of $5.38 million, insider ownership of 16.25% and institutional ownership of 5.39%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock has fallen 93.29%. As of Friday, it was trading 95.52% below its 52-week high and 33.94% above its 52-week low.

Berkshire Partners Holding LL, together with Director Ross M. Jones, bought a combined 459,764 shares of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. (NYSE:WMS) for an average price of $31.85 per share on Oct. 2.

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The manufacturer of thermoplastic corrugated pipe and related water management products has a market cap of $2.15 billion and an enterprise value of $2.77 billion. It has insider ownership of 4.88% and institutional ownership of 99.04%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock has risen 5.11% and, as of Friday, was trading 10.74% below its 52-week high and 36.72% above its 52-week low.

Dale Okuno and Tom Y. Lee bought a combined 1.86 million shares of Pure Bioscience Inc. (PURE) for an average price of 29 cents per share on Oct. 2.

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The company, which develops antimicrobial products, has a market cap of $21.03 million and an enterprise value of $20.69 million. It has insider ownership of 11.3% and institutional ownership of 0.07%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock has fallen 50% and, as of Friday, was trading 55.91% below its 52-week high and 7.69% above its 52-week low.

Most important insider sales

Genstar VI GP AIV Ltd., 10% owner of Palomar Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ:PLMR), sold 787,500 shares for an average price of $35.04 per share on Oct. 2.

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The company, which operates in the Insurance - Property and Casualty industry, has a market cap of $885.01 million and an enterprise value of $662.54 million. It has insider ownership of 3.21% and institutional ownership of 29.19%.

Over the past 12 months, shares have climbed 98.58%. As of Friday, the stock was trading 8% below its three-month- high and 57.78% above its three-month- low.

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ:FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg sold 118,500 shares for an average price of $176.84 per share on Oct. 1.

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The company has a market cap of $511.76 billion and an enterprise value of $470.98 billion. It has insider ownership of 0.18% and institutional ownership of 91.16%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock has gained 14% and, as of Friday, was trading 14.03% below its 52-week high and 45.81% above its 52-week low.

William Gonsalves Balelo sold 2.45 million shares of Switch Inc. (NYSE:SWCH) for an average price of $15.39 per share on Oct. 1.

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The American technology infrastructure company has a market cap of $3.79 billion and an enterprise value of $4.83 billion. It has insider ownership of 8.43% and institutional ownership of 27.14%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock has risen 53.57% and, as of Friday, was trading 8.67% below its 52-week high and 142.25% above its 52-week low.

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