Insider Trading Alert - PSEC, CPE And LFUS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 17, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $336,996,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Prospect Capital Corporation (PSEC) - FREE Research Report

Eliasek M Grier, who is Chief Operating Officer at Prospect Capital Corporation, bought 5,000 shares at $10.10 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 192,196 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.67% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Barry John F, who is Chief Executive Officer at Prospect Capital Corporation, bought 100,000 shares at $10.17 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 4.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.36% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.21, up $0.04, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prospect Capital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 51,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 51,300
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 306,300

The average volume for Prospect Capital Corporation has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prospect Capital Corporation has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Prospect Capital Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Prospect Capital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Prospect Capital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Callon Petroleum (CPE) - FREE Research Report

Bob Matthew Regis, who is Director at Callon Petroleum, bought 5,000 shares at $9.33 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.50, up $0.17, or 1.79% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Callon Petroleum has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Callon Petroleum has a market cap of $379.4 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 43.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Callon Petroleum Company is engaged in the acquisition, exploration, development, and production of oil and gas properties properties in the Permian Basin in West Texas. The company has a P/E ratio of 132.7. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Callon Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Callon Petroleum as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Callon Petroleum Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Littelfuse (LFUS) - FREE Research Report

Grillo Anthony, who is Director at Littelfuse, sold 500 shares at $93.56 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,752 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.82% with the 500-share transaction.

Franklin Philip G, who is Senior V.P. & CFO at Littelfuse, sold 3,400 shares at $93.71 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior V.P. & CFO owned 39,106 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8% with the 3,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $94.01, up $0.30, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Littelfuse go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,056
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,036

The average volume for Littelfuse has been 124,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Littelfuse has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 1.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Littelfuse, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells circuit protection devices for use in the automotive, electronic, and electrical markets worldwide. It operates in three segments: Electronics, Automotive, and Electrical. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Littelfuse a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Littelfuse as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Littelfuse Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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