Insider Trading Alert - TROX, QCOM And AFSI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 11, 2015, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,570.00 to $275,612,220.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tronox (TROX) - FREE Research Report

Van Niekerk Willem Hendrik, who is Svp, Sp & Bd at Tronox, bought 1,000 shares at $18.75 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Svp, Sp & Bd owned 88,764 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.14% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.25, down $0.50, or 2.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tronox go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,000

The average volume for Tronox has been 551,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tronox has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 21.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Tronox Limited produces and markets titanium bearing mineral sands and titanium dioxide (TiO2) pigment in North America, Europe, South Africa, and the Asia-Pacific region. It primarily operates in two segments, Mineral Sands and Pigment. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.31%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Tronox a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tronox as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tronox Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Qualcomm (QCOM) - FREE Research Report

Renduchintala Venkata S M, who is EVP, Qualcomm Technologies Inc at Qualcomm, sold 10,390 shares at $68.10 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Qualcomm Technologies Inc owned 720 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 93.52% with the 10,390-share transaction.

Amon Cristiano R, who is EVP, Qualcomm Technologies Inc at Qualcomm, sold 6,646 shares at $68.13 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Qualcomm Technologies Inc owned 820 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 89.02% with the 6,646-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.70, up $0.57, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualcomm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,441
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,441
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,548

The average volume for Qualcomm has been 12.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualcomm has a market cap of $113.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 6.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Qualcomm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Qualcomm as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Qualcomm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AmTrust Financial Services (AFSI) - FREE Research Report

Ungar Stephen, who is SVP, GC and Secretary at AmTrust Financial Services, sold 6,000 shares at $58.64 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC and Secretary owned 72,189 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.67% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.48, down $0.16, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AmTrust Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,823
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 100,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,823

The average volume for AmTrust Financial Services has been 524,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. AmTrust Financial Services has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 3.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites and provides property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Small Commercial Business, Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty, and Specialty Program. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate AmTrust Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AmTrust Financial Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full AmTrust Financial Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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