Insider Trading Alert - SPR, OLED And ASRV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 18, 2015, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $575,784,180.28.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (SPR) - FREE Research Report

Coleal David M, who is Evp/Gm at Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, sold 24,605 shares at $52.94 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Evp/Gm owned 104,170 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.11% with the 24,605-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.04, up $1.10, or 2.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,457
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,957
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,810

The average volume for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 24.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that designs, engineers, and manufactures large commercial aircraft structures worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Spirit AeroSystems Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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Universal Display (OLED) - FREE Research Report

Lacerte Lawrence, who is Director at Universal Display, sold 27,396 shares at $50.94 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 423,164 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.08% with the 27,396-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.51, up $0.57, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Display go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,312
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 911,263
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 911,263

The average volume for Universal Display has been 724,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Display has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 84.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Universal Display Corporation engages in the research, development, and commercialization of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies and materials for use in flat panel displays and solid-state lighting applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Universal Display a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Display as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Universal Display Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AmeriServ Financial (ASRV) - FREE Research Report

O Malley Margaret A, who is Director at AmeriServ Financial, bought 281 shares at $3.39 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 291,428 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 281-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.37, down $0.02, or 0.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AmeriServ Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 209
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,240
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 40,125

The average volume for AmeriServ Financial has been 43,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. AmeriServ Financial has a market cap of $63.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 7.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AmeriServ Financial, Inc operates as the bank holding company for AmeriServ Financial Bank that provides various consumer, mortgage, and commercial financial products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AmeriServ Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. 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 AmeriServ Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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