Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Third Point LLC, Paulson & Co., D.E. Shaw, Carvana Co (CVNA), Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Inc (LIXT), Avalara Inc (AVLR), and More

Insider Buying: Carvana Co (NYSE:CVNA) Major Shareholder Buys 630,000 Shares of Stock (FairFieldCurrent.com)
Carvana Co (NYSE:CVNA) major shareholder Spruce House Partnership Lp acquired 630,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, December 19th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $33.84 per share, with a total value of $21,319,200.00. The purchase was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC.

Insider Buying: TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) Major Shareholder Buys 627,220 Shares of Stock (BaseballDailyDigest.com)
TheStreet, Inc. (NASDAQ:TST) major shareholder Cannell Capital Llc purchased 627,220 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, December 11th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of $2.05 per share, for a total transaction of $1,285,801.00. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Insider Buying: Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:LIXT) Major Shareholder Purchases 1,040,000 Shares of Stock (BaseballDailyDigest.com)
Lixte Biotechnology Holdings Inc (OTCMKTS:LIXT) major shareholder Gil Schwartzberg acquired 1,040,000 shares of Lixte Biotechnology stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 7th. The stock was bought at an average price of $0.50 per share, for a total transaction of $520,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Insider Buying: Platform Specialty Products Corp (PAH) EVP Acquires 50,000 Shares of Stock (FairFieldCurrent.com)
Platform Specialty Products Corp (NYSE:PAH) EVP John Edward Capps purchased 50,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, December 18th. The shares were purchased at an average price of $10.67 per share, with a total value of $533,500.00. Following the acquisition, the executive vice president now directly owns 174,333 shares in the company, valued at $1,860,133.11. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

Insider Selling: Avalara Inc (AVLR) Insider Sells 100,000 Shares of Stock (PressOracle.com)
Avalara Inc (NYSE:AVLR) insider Scott M. Mcfarlane sold 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Friday, December 21st. The shares were sold at an average price of $30.09, for a total transaction of $3,009,000.00. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at the SEC website.

Insider Buying: Wizard World Inc (WIZD) Insider Purchases 522,070 Shares of Stock (FairFieldCurrent.com)
Wizard World Inc (OTCBB:WIZD) insider Paul L. Kessler purchased 522,070 shares of the stock in a transaction on Monday, December 31st. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $0.16 per share, for a total transaction of $83,531.20. The acquisition was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC.