Insider Trading Alert - HSNI, KMG And BOCH Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 8, 2015, 68 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,023.75 to $5,610,306.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HSN (HSNI) - FREE Research Report

Henchel Gregory J, who is Chief Legal Officer, Secretary at HSN, sold 10,000 shares at $66.88 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Legal Officer, Secretary owned 17,915 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.82% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.64, up $0.76, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HSN go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,000

The average volume for HSN has been 310,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. HSN has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 12.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

HSN, Inc. operates as an interactive multi-channel retailer in the United States. It operates through two segments, HSN and Cornerstone. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate HSN a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HSN as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full HSN Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 3,000 shares at $29.06 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.15% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.76, down $0.30, or 1.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 36,500

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 64,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $342.6 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 46.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 48.9. 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 its 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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Bank of Commerce Holdings (BOCH) - FREE Research Report

Gibson Joseph, who is Director at Bank of Commerce Holdings, bought 9,983 shares at $5.72 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 77,788 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.72% with the 9,983-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.69, down $0.03, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bank of Commerce Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 48,000

The average volume for Bank of Commerce Holdings has been 21,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bank of Commerce Holdings has a market cap of $76.7 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 3.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Bank of Commerce Holdings, through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial services and products primarily in Northern California. The company's deposit products include checking, interest bearing checking and savings accounts, and money market deposit accounts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Bank of Commerce Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bank of Commerce Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Bank of Commerce Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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