Insider Trading Alert - ACAS, FINL And TRLA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 11, 2014, 134 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $363.00 to $110,557,762.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

American Capital (ACAS) - FREE Research Report

Flax Samuel Allan who is EVP, GC and Secretary at American Capital sold 1,013 shares at $15.45 on March 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, GC and Secretary owned 412,069 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.25% with the 1,013-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.48, up $0.03, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 184,336
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 197,926
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 304,929

The average volume for American Capital has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 0.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

American Capital, Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in management and employee buyouts, leveraged finance, mezzanine, acquisition, recapitalization, middle market, and growth capital investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate American Capital a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full American Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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