Insider Trading Alert - SBCF, KALU And WBA Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 1, 2015, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $4,632,380.28.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Seacoast Banking (SBCF) - FREE Research Report

Daum Julie H, who is Director at Seacoast Banking, bought 7,200 shares at $13.89 on May 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,719 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 159.33% with the 7,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.08, up $0.19, or 1.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Seacoast Banking go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,800
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 400

The average volume for Seacoast Banking has been 72,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Seacoast Banking has a market cap of $462.6 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 1.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida operates as the bank holding company for Seacoast National Bank that provides community banking services to the commercial, small business, and retail customers in Florida. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Seacoast Banking a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Seacoast Banking as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Seacoast Banking Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kaiser Aluminum (KALU) - FREE Research Report

Murdy William F, who is Director at Kaiser Aluminum, sold 2,500 shares at $82.24 on May 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,884 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.26% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.52, down $0.72, or 0.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kaiser Aluminum go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,900

The average volume for Kaiser Aluminum has been 290,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kaiser Aluminum has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 14.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Kaiser Aluminum Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, produces semi-fabricated specialty aluminum products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Kaiser Aluminum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Walgreens Boots Alliance (WBA) - FREE Research Report

Lederer John Anthony, who is Director at Walgreens Boots Alliance, bought 10,000 shares at $85.00 on May 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.11, down $0.89, or 1.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Walgreens Boots Alliance go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Walgreens Boots Alliance has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Walgreens Boots Alliance has a market cap of $90.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 9.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a network of drugstores in the United States. It provides consumer goods and services, pharmacy, and health and wellness services through drugstores, as well as through mail, and by telephone and online. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Walgreens Boots Alliance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Walgreens Boots Alliance as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Walgreens Boots Alliance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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