Insider Trading Alert - AXTI, SBSI And JBHT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 21, 2014, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $96.61 to $8,962,610.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

AXT (AXTI) - FREE Research Report

Ochrym Robert G, who is VP Business Development at AXT, sold 15,000 shares at $2.57 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Business Development owned 22,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 40.54% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.58, up $0.01, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AXT go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,800

The average volume for AXT has been 125,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. AXT has a market cap of $82.1 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 1.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

AXT, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and distributes compound and single element semiconductor substrates primarily used in wireless communications, lighting display applications, and fiber optic communications. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate AXT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AXT as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full AXT Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Southside (SBSI) - FREE Research Report

Garrett John Robert, who is Director at Southside, bought 43 shares at $33.09 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,791 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.55% with the 43-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.20, down $0.89, or 2.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southside go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 587
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 587
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 637
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,500

The average volume for Southside has been 117,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Southside has a market cap of $615.4 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 19.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Southside Bancshares, Inc. operates as the holding company for Southside Bank that provides financial products and services to individuals, businesses, municipal entities, and nonprofit organizations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Southside a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southside as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Southside Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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JB Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) - FREE Research Report

Kuhlow John, who is VP/Controller at JB Hunt Transport Services, sold 1,802 shares at $80.51 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP/Controller owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,802-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.48, up $0.97, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JB Hunt Transport Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 118,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 219,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 266,398

The average volume for JB Hunt Transport Services has been 997,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. JB Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 4.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate JB Hunt Transport Services a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates JB Hunt Transport Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full JB Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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