Insider Trading Alert - TIPT, RJET And SPNC 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:

Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 6,155 shares at $6.62 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.51% with the 6,155-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.45, down $0.17, or 2.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 48,007
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 99,388
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 139,918

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 20,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $210.4 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 18.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tiptree Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tiptree Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Airways Holdings (RJET) - FREE Research Report

Bedford Bryan Keith, who is Chairman, President & CEO at Republic Airways Holdings, sold 5,000 shares at $12.41 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President & CEO owned 446,191 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.11% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.34, down $1.07, or 9.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Airways Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,002
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 181,794
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 235,186

The average volume for Republic Airways Holdings has been 612,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Airways Holdings has a market cap of $593.2 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 20.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Republic Airways Holdings Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides scheduled passenger services. The company offers scheduled passenger service on approximately 1,229 flights daily to approximately 101 cities in the U.S. and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Republic Airways Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Airways Holdings as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Republic Airways Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Spectranetics (SPNC) - FREE Research Report

Pelak Daniel A, who is Director at Spectranetics, bought 4,000 shares at $24.98 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,909 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.02% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.52, up $1.54, or 5.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectranetics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Spectranetics has been 616,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectranetics has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 24.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Spectranetics Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes single-use medical devices used in minimally invasive procedures in the cardiovascular system. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Spectranetics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectranetics as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Spectranetics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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