Insider Trading Alert - BRKL, KIRK And FBIZ Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 30, 2015, 53 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $10.00 to $250,000,000.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Brookline Bancorp (BRKL) - FREE Research Report

Carlson Carl M, who is Chief Financial Officer at Brookline Bancorp, bought 3,000 shares at $10.97 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 43,198 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.46% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.81, down $0.16, or 1.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brookline Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,360
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,360
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,360
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Brookline Bancorp has been 233,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brookline Bancorp has a market cap of $765.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 8.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Brookline Bank, Bank Rhode Island, and First Ipswich Bank that provides commercial, business, and retail banking services to the corporate, municipal, and individual customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Brookline Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brookline Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Brookline Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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