Gartner: Major Shareholder Stock Sales in Quarterly Release

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently decreased stock shares of Gartner Inc. (NYSE:IT).

SEC data indicate these insiders have sold Gartner Inc.’s stock since 06/30/2011:

  • Valueact Holdings, L.p.: act as . On 11/07/2011, sold 676,000 shares, worth $26,668,200.
  • Valueact Holdings, L.p.: act as . On 11/15/2011, sold 568,100 shares, worth $21,985,500.
  • Valueact Holdings, L.p.: act as . On 11/30/2011, sold 579,300 shares, worth $21,775,900.
  • Valueact Holdings, L.p.: act as . On 11/10/2011, sold 280,793 shares, worth $10,936,900.
  • Valueact Holdings, L.p.: act as . On 11/16/2011, sold 112,600 shares, worth $4,348,600.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly reduced their stock shares of Gartner Inc. in Q3 2011:

  • CARLSON CAPITAL L P: On 06/30/2011, held 296,300 shares, worth $11,937,927. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • MILLENNIUM MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 138,183 shares, worth $5,567,393. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • DORSEY WRIGHT & ASSOCIATES: On 06/30/2011, held 92,270 shares, worth $3,717,558. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • CATAPULT CAPITAL MANAGEMENT LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 80,858 shares, worth $3,257,769. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.
  • DENALI ADVISORS LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 65,900 shares, worth $2,655,111. On 09/30/2011, held 0 shares.

About the company: Gartner, Inc. provides research and analysis on the computer hardware, software, communications, and related information technology industries. The Company’s business segments include research, consulting, measurement, events and executive programs.

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(Note: Data regarding Gartner Inc.’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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