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INSIDER SELLING SOARS TO 2010 HIGH

Insider selling soared 17% for the week ending February 20th and hit a new 2010 high.   Total buying also picked up, but remains near historically low levels.   Total selling reached $956MM while buying totaled just $96.3MM.  Insider buying has been unusually low throughout the rally as economic fundamentals remain questionable.  Recent signs of recovery have done little to encourage insiders to invest their personal dollars in their own companies.

There were no notable purchases this week.  On the sell side, large sales from CFO’s are also interesting.  In this week’s report we saw large sales from the CFOs of Netflix and Walter’s Industries.  Arguably, there is no one more familiar with corporate financial condition than the CFO so we always take notice of insider sales by CFO’s.  All notable sales are attached:

Notable selling:

Source: Finviz

Cullen Roche

Cullen Roche

Mr. Roche is the Founder of Orcam Financial Group, LLC.Orcam is a financial services firm offering asset management, private advisory, institutional consulting and educational services.He is also the author of Pragmatic Capitalism: What Every Investor Needs to Understand About Money and Finance and Understanding the Modern Monetary System.
Cullen Roche

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