Insider Trading Alert - SIF, IOSP And IMPV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 12, 2015, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $4,322,819.24.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sifco Industries (SIF) - FREE Research Report

Reitman Alayne L, who is Director at Sifco Industries, bought 500 shares at $15.50 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,300 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.63% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.00, down $0.50, or 3.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sifco Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,880
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,880
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,880
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Sifco Industries has been 6,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sifco Industries has a market cap of $88.3 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 44.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

SIFCO Industries, Inc. produces and sells forgings and machined components primarily for the aerospace and energy markets. Its processes and services include forging, heat-treating, and machining. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.7.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sifco Industries as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Sifco Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Innospec (IOSP) - FREE Research Report

Hessner Catherine, who is Senior VP - Human Resources at Innospec, sold 5,000 shares at $44.03 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP - Human Resources owned 28,237 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.04% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.24, up $0.21, or 0.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Innospec go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 560
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,560
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,560

The average volume for Innospec has been 120,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Innospec has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 3.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Innospec Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Innospec a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Innospec 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, reasonable valuation levels, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Innospec Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Imperva (IMPV) - FREE Research Report

Kraynak Mark E., who is Chief Product Officer at Imperva, sold 4,000 shares at $55.00 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Product Officer owned 8,160 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.89% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.22, down $0.78, or 1.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Imperva go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,097

The average volume for Imperva has been 487,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Imperva has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 10.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Imperva, Inc. develops, markets, sells, services, and supports cyber security solutions that protect business critical data and applications in the cloud or on premises worldwide. It operates in two segments, Imperva and Incapsula. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Imperva a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Imperva as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been the company's poor growth in earnings per share. Get the full Imperva Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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