Insider Trading Alert - OLBK, SSP And KS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 19, 2015, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,088.06 to $96,569,200.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Old Line (OLBK) - FREE Research Report

Lucente Frank Jr, who is Director at Old Line, bought 200 shares at $15.73 on May 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 144,614 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.14% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.70, down $0.03, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Old Line go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 720
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,950
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 720
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 29,443
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 720

The average volume for Old Line has been 19,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Old Line has a market cap of $167.9 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 0.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Old Line Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Old Line Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to small and medium size businesses, entrepreneurs, professionals, consumers, and high net worth clients in Maryland. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Old Line a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Old Line as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Old Line Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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E W Scripps (SSP) - FREE Research Report

Estate of Robert P. Scripps, Jr., who is 10% Owner at E W Scripps, sold 41,018 shares at $21.78 on May 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 330,104 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.05% with the 41,018-share transaction.

Estate of Edith L. Tomasko, who is 10% Owner at E W Scripps, sold 48,811 shares at $21.80 on May 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 48,811-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.11, up $0.31, or 1.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for E W Scripps go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 257,333
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 567,940
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 257,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 567,940
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 257,333
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 825,273

The average volume for E W Scripps has been 464,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. E W Scripps has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 2.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The E. W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, and local and national digital media sites. The company has a P/E ratio of 217.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate E W Scripps a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates E W Scripps as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full E W Scripps Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KapStone Paper And Packaging (KS) - FREE Research Report

Nebel Randy J., who is Vice President&General Manager at KapStone Paper And Packaging, bought 1,000 shares at $27.60 on May 19, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President&General Manager owned 23,654 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.41% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.43, down $0.17, or 0.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KapStone Paper And Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for KapStone Paper And Packaging has been 842,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. KapStone Paper And Packaging has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 6.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation manufactures and sells containerboards, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate KapStone Paper And Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KapStone Paper And Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full KapStone Paper And Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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