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Largest Insider Trades of the Week

- By Tiziano Frateschi

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 "January 2018" and All Insider Sales to "$5,000,000+."


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

Perceptive Life Sciences Master Fund, 10% owner of Albireo Pharma Inc. (ALBO), bought 275,000 shares for $33 per share on Jan. 25.

The development-stage pharmaceutical company has a market cap of $302.58 million and an enterprise value of $246.98 million. It has an institutional ownership of 43.84% and insider ownership of 43.47%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has risen 76% and is currently 8.85% below its 52-week high and 122.08% above its 52-week low.

Istar Inc., 10% owner of Safety, Income and Growth Inc. (SAFE), bought 65,053 shares for $17.81 per share on Jan. 24. Since then, the stock price has risen to $17.84.

The real estate company has a market cap of $327.06 million and an enterprise value of $463.13 million. It has an institutional ownership of 76.79% and insider ownership of 1%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has declined 5% and is currently 10.15% below its 52-week high and 4.05% above its 52-week low.

Orbimed Advisors LLC,10% owner of Kala Pharmaceuticals Inc. (KALA), bought 257,285 shares for $14.88 per share on Jan. 24.

The biopharmaceutical company has a market cap of $367.82 million and an enterprise value of $265.52 million. It has an institutional ownership of 60.51% and insider ownership of 1.98%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has fallen 19% and is currently 44.41% below its 52-week high and 25.91% above its 52-week low.

Sardar Biglari, director and 10% owner of Biglari Holdings Inc. (BH), bought 3,506 shares for $411.71 per share on Jan. 24.

The company, which owns restaurants, has a market cap of $846.65 million and an enterprise value of $1.04 billion. It has an institutional ownership of 90.65% and insider ownership of 8.55%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has declined 13% and is currently 15.05% below its 52-week high and 40.87% above its 52-week low.

Most important insider sales

Charles R. Schwab, chairman and 10% owner of Charles Schwab Corp. (SCHW), sold a combined 480,000 shares for an average price of $54.81 per share on Jan. 24 and 25.

The brokerage company has a market cap of $73.36 billion and an enterprise value of $72.15 billion. It has an institutional ownership of 79.39% and insider ownership of 0.25%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has risen 29% and is currently 2.52% below its 52-week high 47.55% above its 52-week low.

Keane Investor Holdings LLC, 10% owner of Keane Group Inc. (FRAC), sold a combined 30.39 million shares for an average price of $18.63 per share on Jan. 24 and 25. Since then, the stock price has fallen to $16.91.

The well completion services company has a market cap of $1.95 billion and an enterprise value of $2.16 billion. The company has an institutional ownership of 41.64% and insider ownership of 0.21%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has declined 19% and is currently 23.51% below its 52-week high and 41.22% above its 52-week low.

The Kellogg W K Foundation Trust, 10% owner of Kellogg Co. (NYSE:K), sold 180,000 shares for $67.53 per share on Jan. 24.

The company, which produces cereal and other convenience foods, has a market cap of $23.46 billion and an enterprise value of $31.41 billion. It has an institutional ownership of 93.47% and insider ownership of 0.47%.

Over the past 12 months, the stock price has declined 6% and is currently 11.48% below its 52-week high and 15.53% above its 52-week low.

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

This article first appeared on GuruFocus.