Insider Trading Alert - YDKN, AYR And CCOI Traded By Insiders

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Friday, 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:

Yadkin Financial (YDKN) - FREE Research Report

Jones Steven W, who is Chief Banking Officer at Yadkin Financial, bought 2,000 shares at $18.70 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Banking Officer owned 17,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 13.33% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.09, up $0.39, or 2.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Yadkin Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,320
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,320
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,320
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Yadkin Financial has been 57,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Yadkin Financial has a market cap of $598.2 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 11.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Yadkin Financial Corporation operates as a holding company for Yadkin Bank that offers consumer and commercial banking services in North and South Carolina. The company provides mortgage banking services. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Yadkin Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Aircastle (AYR) - FREE Research Report

Schreiner Joseph, who is Executive Vice President, Tech at Aircastle, sold 5,515 shares at $20.75 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President, Tech owned 33,715 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.06% with the 5,515-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.59, down $0.16, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aircastle go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,035
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,035
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,035

The average volume for Aircastle has been 375,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aircastle has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 7.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Aircastle Limited acquires, leases, and sells commercial jet aircraft to airlines worldwide. The company also makes investments in various aviation assets, including debt investments secured by commercial jet aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Aircastle a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aircastle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Aircastle Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cogent Communications Holdings (CCOI) - FREE Research Report

Ortega Ernest, who is Chief Revenue Officer at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 1,250 shares at $35.17 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Revenue Officer owned 45,250 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.69% with the 1,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.61, down $0.56, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cogent Communications Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,250

The average volume for Cogent Communications Holdings has been 362,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cogent Communications Holdings has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 12.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides high-speed Internet access and Internet protocol communications service. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Cogent Communications Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cogent Communications Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Cogent Communications Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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