Insider Trading Alert - TSYS, KVHI And AFG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 26, 2015, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $197.27 to $2,046,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

TeleCommunication Systems (TSYS) - FREE Research Report

Young Richard A, who is Exec. VP & COO at TeleCommunication Systems, sold 31,911 shares at $3.25 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP & COO owned 465,968 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.41% with the 31,911-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.25, down $0.00, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TeleCommunication Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,847
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,000

The average volume for TeleCommunication Systems has been 153,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. TeleCommunication Systems has a market cap of $176.9 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 4.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TeleCommunication Systems, Inc. develops and delivers wireless communication technology in the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa, and Asia. The company operates in two segments, Government and Commercial. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate TeleCommunication Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TeleCommunication Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full TeleCommunication Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KVH Industries (KVHI) - FREE Research Report

Kits Van Heyningen Robert Wb, who is Vice President, R&D at KVH Industries, sold 782 shares at $12.64 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President, R&D owned 183,485 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.42% with the 782-share transaction.

Balog Robert J, who is Senior VP Engineering at KVH Industries, sold 782 shares at $12.64 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP Engineering owned 52,473 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.47% with the 782-share transaction.

Bruun Brent C, who is VP Sales & Bus Development at KVH Industries, sold 773 shares at $12.78 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP Sales & Bus Development owned 87,321 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.88% with the 773-share transaction.

Feingold Felise, who is VP/General Counsel at KVH Industries, sold 782 shares at $12.64 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP/General Counsel owned 22,534 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.35% with the 782-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.95, up $0.31, or 2.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KVH Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,371
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,371
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,371

The average volume for KVH Industries has been 30,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. KVH Industries has a market cap of $206.5 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 2.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

KVH Industries, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets mobile communication products for the marine, land mobile, and aeronautical markets in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates KVH Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KVH Industries as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full KVH Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Financial Group (AFG) - FREE Research Report

Jacobs Terry S, who is Director at American Financial Group, sold 1,955 shares at $62.94 on Feb. 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 100 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 95.13% with the 1,955-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.28, up $0.34, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Financial Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,745
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,393
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,189

The average volume for American Financial Group has been 350,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Financial Group has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 3.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

American Financial Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate American Financial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full American Financial Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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