Insider Trading Alert - LYTS, AMRC And KATE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 13, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $377.89 to $223,379,993.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

LSI Industries (LYTS) - FREE Research Report

Toney Shawn, who is Pres. - LSI Lighting Solutions at LSI Industries, bought 250 shares at $9.09 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Pres. - LSI Lighting Solutions owned 250 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.93, down $0.16, or 1.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LSI Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 550
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 90,000

The average volume for LSI Industries has been 43,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. LSI Industries has a market cap of $216.7 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 31.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

LSI Industries Inc. provides corporate visual image solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 81.3. Currently, there are no analysts who rate LSI Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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Ameresco (AMRC) - FREE Research Report

Wisneski Francis V Jr, who is Director at Ameresco, bought 1,000 shares at $6.55 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 61,035 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.67% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Foy Douglas I, who is Director at Ameresco, bought 1,000 shares at $6.59 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.11% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.26, up $0.67, or 9.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ameresco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,680
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 49,540
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,680
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 51,540
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,680

The average volume for Ameresco has been 64,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ameresco has a market cap of $194.0 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 2.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ameresco, Inc. provides comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability, and renewable energy solutions for businesses and organizations in North America and Europe. The company operates through U.S. Regions, U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Ameresco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ameresco as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ameresco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kate Spade (KATE) - FREE Research Report

Toben Doreen A, who is Director at Kate Spade, sold 594 shares at $29.04 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 64,962 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.91% with the 594-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.15, down $0.89, or 3.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kate Spade go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 93,496
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93,496
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 93,496

The average volume for Kate Spade has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kate Spade has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 8.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Kate Spade & Company, together with its subsidiaries, designs and markets apparel and accessories. The company operates in three segments: KATE SPADE North America, KATE SPADE International, and Adelington Design Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.7. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Kate Spade a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kate Spade as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and premium valuation. Get the full Kate Spade Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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