Insider Trading Alert - MAIN, BEAV And CTHR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 19, 2014, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $119.85 to $228,846,700.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Main Street Capital Corporation (MAIN) - FREE Research Report

Jackson John Earl, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 32 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,035 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.29% with the 32-share transaction.

Canon Joseph E, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 115 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 39,427 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.29% with the 115-share transaction.

Hyzak Dwayne L., who is Coo, Smd at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 307 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Coo, Smd owned 255,799 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.12% with the 307-share transaction.

Hartman Curtis L., who is Chief Credit Officer and SMD at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 122 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Credit Officer and SMD owned 197,637 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.06% with the 122-share transaction.

Stout Rodger A., who is Evp at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 98 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 145,254 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.07% with the 98-share transaction.

Appling Michael JR, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 502 shares at $29.10 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 88,677 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.57% with the 502-share transaction.

Smith Brent D., who is CFO, Treasurer at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 20 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the CFO, Treasurer owned 13,473 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.15% with the 20-share transaction.

Griffin Jon Kevin, who is Director at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 61 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,473 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.49% with the 61-share transaction.

Martin Shannon, who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Main Street Capital Corporation, bought 18 shares at $29.48 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 15,973 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 18-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.12, up $0.64, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Main Street Capital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500

The average volume for Main Street Capital Corporation has been 232,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Main Street Capital Corporation has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 8.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Main Street Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in long- term equity, equity related, and debt investments in small and lower middle market companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Main Street Capital Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Main Street Capital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Main Street Capital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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B/E Aerospace (BEAV) - FREE Research Report

Khoury Amin J, who is Executive Chairman at B/E Aerospace, sold 15,753 shares at $56.85 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 242,486 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.1% with the 15,753-share transaction.

Patch Ryan M, who is VP,General Counsel & Secretary at B/E Aerospace, sold 2,104 shares at $58.12 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP,General Counsel & Secretary owned 33,559 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.9% with the 2,104-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.10, up $0.98, or 1.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for B/E Aerospace go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 63,565
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 63,906
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,910

The average volume for B/E Aerospace has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. B/E Aerospace has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 35.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

B/E Aerospace, Inc. designs, manufactures, sells, and services cabin interior products for commercial aircraft and business jets in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate B/E Aerospace a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates B/E Aerospace as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full B/E Aerospace Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Charles & Colvard (CTHR) - FREE Research Report

Cattermole George R., who is Director at Charles & Colvard, bought 6,100 shares at $1.44 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 472,706 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.31% with the 6,100-share transaction.

Larkin Steve, who is Coo at Charles & Colvard, bought 10,000 shares at $1.43 on Dec. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Coo owned 144,957 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.41% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.43, down $0.00, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Charles & Colvard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 124,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 124,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 200,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Charles & Colvard has been 99,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Charles & Colvard has a market cap of $29.7 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 71.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Charles & Colvard, Ltd. manufactures, markets, and distributes moissanite jewels and finished jewelry featuring moissanite worldwide. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Charles & Colvard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Charles & Colvard as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Charles & Colvard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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