Insider Trading Alert - MTG, LYTS And NFX 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:

MGIC Investment (MTG) - FREE Research Report

Nicolaisen Donald T, who is Director at MGIC Investment, sold 10,000 shares at $10.60 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,399 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.88% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.38, down $0.22, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MGIC Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for MGIC Investment has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MGIC Investment has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 12.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MGIC Investment Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides private mortgage insurance and ancillary services to lenders and government sponsored entities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate MGIC Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MGIC Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full MGIC Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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