Insider Trading Alert - KMG, ATSG And PEGI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 5, 2015, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $1,572,413.89.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 1,500 shares at $29.54 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.52, down $1.02, or 3.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,500

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 64,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $343.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 47.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, formulation, and distribution of specialty chemicals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Singapore. It operates in two segments, Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates KMG Chemicals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KMG Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full KMG Chemicals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) - FREE Research Report

Hete Joseph C, who is President & CEO at Air Transport Services Group, sold 2,500 shares at $9.45 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 691,785 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.36% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.48, up $0.03, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Transport Services Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,100

The average volume for Air Transport Services Group has been 203,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Transport Services Group has a market cap of $606.0 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Air Transport Services Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides airline operations, aircraft leasing and maintenance, and other support services primarily to the air cargo transportation and package delivery industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Air Transport Services Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Air Transport Services Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Air Transport Services Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pattern Energy Group (PEGI) - FREE Research Report

Shugart Christopher M., who is Senior VP, Operations at Pattern Energy Group, sold 1,700 shares at $29.41 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Operations owned 61,370 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.7% with the 1,700-share transaction.

Pedersen Esben W., who is Chief Investment Officer at Pattern Energy Group, sold 1,200 shares at $28.99 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 114,282 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.04% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.52, down $0.47, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pattern Energy Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,100

The average volume for Pattern Energy Group has been 528,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pattern Energy Group has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 19.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Pattern Energy Group Inc., an independent power company, owns and operates power projects in the United States, Canada, and Chile. As of March 2, 2015, the company owned interests in 12 wind power projects with the capacity of 1,636 megawatts. It sells electricity primarily to local utilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.64%. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Pattern Energy Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pattern Energy Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Pattern Energy Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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