Insider Trading Alert - MNR, STWD And TTI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 16, 2014, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $63.36 to $15,595,781.10.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monmouth Real Estate Investment (MNR) - FREE Research Report

Miller Kevin S., who is Chief Financial Officer at Monmouth Real Estate Investment, bought 48 shares at $10.38 on Dec. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 22,975 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.21% with the 48-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.77, up $0.39, or 3.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monmouth Real Estate Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 236
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 484
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,700

The average volume for Monmouth Real Estate Investment has been 181,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monmouth Real Estate Investment has a market cap of $610.5 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 16.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation (MREIC) is a real estate investment trust. It owns, manages, and leases properties to investment-grade tenants on long-term leases. The firm invests in the public equity and real estate markets of the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Monmouth Real Estate Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monmouth Real Estate Investment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Monmouth Real Estate Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Starwood Property (STWD) - FREE Research Report

Sossen Andrew Jay, who is COO and General Counsel at Starwood Property, sold 2,000 shares at $23.35 on Dec. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the COO and General Counsel owned 86,828 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.25% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.01, down $0.34, or 1.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Starwood Property go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,550
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,550
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,550

The average volume for Starwood Property has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Starwood Property has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 15.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. originates, acquires, finances, and manages commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments in the United States and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Starwood Property a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Starwood Property as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Starwood Property Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tetra Technologies (TTI) - FREE Research Report

Coombs Paul D, who is Director at Tetra Technologies, bought 1,000 shares at $5.17 on Dec. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 692,099 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.14% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.44, up $0.27, or 4.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tetra Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 71,364
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,392
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 71,364
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,392
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 71,364
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,392

The average volume for Tetra Technologies has been 600,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tetra Technologies has a market cap of $402.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 59.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TETRA Technologies, Inc. operates as a diversified oil and gas services company. The company operates in three divisions: Fluids, Production Enhancement, and Offshore. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Tetra Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tetra Technologies as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tetra Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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