Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Bill Ackman, Eddie Lampert, Mike Novogratz, Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (HBAN), Apple Inc (AAPL), Fortinet Inc (FTNT), and More

The Former Apple Lawyer Who was Supposed to Keep Employees from Insider Trading Has Been Charged with Insider Trading (CNBC)
The SEC Wednesday charged a former Apple executive with insider trading. Gene Levoff, senior director of corporate law and corporate secretary until September, “traded on material nonpublic information about Apple’s earnings three times during 2015 and 2016,” according to the lawsuit filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court of New Jersey.

Fortinet Inc (FTNT) President & CEO Ken Xie Sold $6.5 million of Shares (GuruFocus)
President & CEO of Fortinet Inc (NASDAQ:FTNT) Ken Xie sold 80,000 shares of FTNT on 02/11/2019 at an average price of $81.64 a share. The total sale was $6.5 million. Fortinet Inc software solutions provider. The company develops and sells a portfolio of security software products which includes firewall, threat detection, WLAN and switching, application security, identity and access management. Fortinet Inc has a market cap of $14.16 billion; its shares were traded at around $83.13 with a P/E ratio of 43.97 and P/S ratio of 8.06. Fortinet Inc had annual average EBITDA growth of 15.70% over the past ten years.

Wednesday 2/13 Insider Buying Report: TRNO, GOSS (Nasdaq.com)
Bargain hunters are wise to pay careful attention to insider buying, because although there are many various reasons for an insider to sell a stock, presumably the only reason they would use their hard-earned cash to make a purchase, is that they expect to make money. Today we look at two noteworthy recent insider buys. At Terreno Realty, a filing with the SEC revealed that on Friday, Director David M. Lee purchased 5,000 shares of TRNO, at a cost of $42.04 each, for a total investment of $210,200. Bargain hunters have the opportunity to bag TRNO at a price even lower than Lee did, with the stock trading as low as $40.50 at last check today – that’s 3.7% below Lee’s purchase price. Terreno Realty is trading up about 0.5% on the day Wednesday. This buy marks the first one filed by Lee in the past year.

The SVP & Pres. Commercial Segment of Oshkosh Corp is Exercising Options (AnalystRatings)
Today it was reported that the SVP & Pres. Commercial Segment of Oshkosh Corp (OSK), Bradley Nelson, exercised options to sell 6,500 OSK shares at $28.96 a share, for a total transaction value of $513.1K. In addition to Bradley Nelson, 2 other OSK executives reported Sell trades in the last month.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) Insider Trading Activity – EVP Sold 60,000 shares of Stock (Market Exclusive)
Insider Trading Activity For Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN): Daniel J Neumeyer , EVP of Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN) reportedly Sold 60,000 shares of the company’s stock at an average price of 13.71 for a total transaction amount of $822,600.00.Insider Trading History For Huntington Bancshares Incorporated (NASDAQ:HBAN): On 8/14/2012 David L Porteous, Director, bought 6,100 with an average share price of $6.50 per share and the total transaction amounting to $39,650.00. On 8/15/2012 Donald R Kimble, CFO, bought 5,000 with an average share price of $6.41 per share and the total transaction amounting to $32,050.00.