Insider Trading Alert - SYKE, STRP And TLMR Traded By Insiders

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer.

Yesterday, March 18, 2015, 90 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $102,376,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sykes (SYKE) - FREE Research Report

Pearson David, who is Executive Vice President at Sykes, sold 5,000 shares at $24.00 on March 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 26,288 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.98% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.21, up $0.21, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sykes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,000

The average volume for Sykes has been 159,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sykes has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 3.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides outsourced customer contact management solutions and services in the business process outsourcing (BPO) arena. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Sykes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on SYKE - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sykes 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Sykes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

Straight Path Communications (STRP) - FREE Research Report

Weld William F, who is Director at Straight Path Communications, sold 8,000 shares at $20.15 on March 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.94, down $0.21, or 1.06% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Straight Path Communications has been 67,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Straight Path Communications has a market cap of $224.8 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 5.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Straight Path Communications Inc., through its subsidiaries, holds, leases, and markets fixed wireless spectrum licenses in the United States. Its licenses include approximately 828 licenses of 39 gigahertz, as well as 133 licenses in the local multipoint distribution service band. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.1.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on STRP - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Straight Path Communications as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Straight Path Communications Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

Talmer Bancorp (TLMR) - FREE Research Report

Schellenberg Thomas L., who is Director at Talmer Bancorp, sold 33,334 shares at $15.29 on March 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 536,133 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.85% with the 33,334-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.82, down $0.47, or 3.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Talmer Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 53,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 53,333
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 126,693

The average volume for Talmer Bancorp has been 314,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Talmer Bancorp has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 5.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Talmer Bancorp, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various commercial and retail banking products and services to small and medium-sized businesses, and individuals in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Talmer Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on TLMR - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Talmer Bancorp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Talmer Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

null

More from Markets

5 Things Investors Should Read Before Coming Earnings Season Blowout

5 Things Investors Should Read Before Coming Earnings Season Blowout

In Trump Era, Managing JPMorgan Is As Unpredictable As a Midnight Tweet

In Trump Era, Managing JPMorgan Is As Unpredictable As a Midnight Tweet

Video: Don't Underestimate China's Strength in a Trade War

Video: Don't Underestimate China's Strength in a Trade War

Master Limited Partnerships: A Badly Missed Investment Opportunity?

Master Limited Partnerships: A Badly Missed Investment Opportunity?

America's Massive Truck Driver Shortage May Triple by 2026: Experts

America's Massive Truck Driver Shortage May Triple by 2026: Experts