Data I/O Co. (NASDAQ:DAIO) VP Joel S. Hatlen sold 100,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, October 31st. The shares were sold at an average price of $12.74, for a total value of $1,274,000.00. Following the transaction, the vice president now directly owns 157,257 shares in the company, valued at approximately $2,003,454.18. The sale was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website.

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Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in DAIO. EAM Investors LLC acquired a new stake in shares of Data I/O during the 2nd quarter valued at $495,000. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 15.7% during the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 325,713 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $2,589,000 after acquiring an additional 44,089 shares in the last quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 120.7% during the 2nd quarter. Spark Investment Management LLC now owns 61,800 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $491,000 after acquiring an additional 33,800 shares in the last quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC boosted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 153.1% during the 3rd quarter. Essex Investment Management Co. LLC now owns 41,922 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $418,000 after acquiring an additional 25,361 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of Data I/O by 6.4% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 272,922 shares of the electronics maker’s stock valued at $2,170,000 after acquiring an additional 16,514 shares in the last quarter. 24.71% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Data I/O Company Profile

Data I/O Corporation provides programming and associated intellectual property management solutions. The Company’s solutions are used in the manufacturing of flash, microcontrollers and flash-memory-based intelligent devices. It designs, manufactures and sells programming systems used by designers and manufacturers of electronic products.

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