Insider Trading Alert - ARI, LPNT And BSQR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 11, 2015, 115 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $183.00 to $317,250,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance (ARI) - FREE Research Report

Salvati Michael, who is Director at Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, bought 5,000 shares at $16.77 on March 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 45,465 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 12.36% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.84, up $0.07, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 121,278
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 121,278
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 131,985
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has been 484,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance has a market cap of $785.6 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 2.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance 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. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Apollo Commercial Real Estate Finance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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