Insider Trading Alert - CNBKA, KKR And SNV 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:

Century Bancorp (CNBKA) - FREE Research Report

Filler James J, who is 10% Owner at Century Bancorp, bought 123 shares at $38.50 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 408,178 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.03% with the 123-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.52, up $0.02, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Century Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,945
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 14,835
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,319

The average volume for Century Bancorp has been 2,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Century Bancorp has a market cap of $140.0 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 2.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Century Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company that provides banking products and services to commercial enterprises, state and local governments and agencies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in Massachusetts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Century Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Century Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KKR (KKR) - FREE Research Report

Janetschek William J, who is Chief Financial Officer at KKR, sold 29,110 shares at $22.64 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 29,110-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.74, up $0.10, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KKR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,233
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 181,172
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 73,550
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 181,172

The average volume for KKR has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KKR has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 1.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

KKR & Co. L.P. is a private equity and real estate investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. It specializes in acquisitions, leveraged buyouts, management buyouts, credit special situations, growth equity, mature, mezzanine, distressed, and middle market investments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate KKR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KKR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full KKR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Synovus Financial (SNV) - FREE Research Report

Prochaska Joseph J Jr, who is Director at Synovus Financial, sold 1,000 shares at $27.57 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,517 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.44% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.65, up $0.08, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Synovus Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,654
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,654
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,654
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,400

The average volume for Synovus Financial has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Synovus Financial has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 3.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Synovus Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Synovus Bank that provides various financial products and services. It offers integrated financial services, including commercial and retail banking, financial management, insurance, and mortgage services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Synovus Financial a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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