Insider Trading Alert - AWI, TIPT And MODN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 21, 2015, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $233.20 to $1,180,446,250.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Armstrong World Industries (AWI) - FREE Research Report

McNamara Stephen F, who is Vice President and Controller at Armstrong World Industries, sold 906 shares at $56.94 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Controller owned 1,418 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.98% with the 906-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.53, down $0.41, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Armstrong World Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.7 million

The average volume for Armstrong World Industries has been 683,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Armstrong World Industries has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 11.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells flooring products and ceiling systems worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Armstrong World Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Armstrong World Industries as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Armstrong World Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 6,580 shares at $6.71 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.53% with the 6,580-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.81, up $0.10, or 1.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 52,026
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 129,914
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 178,101

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 22,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $208.6 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 17.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tiptree Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tiptree Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Model N (MODN) - FREE Research Report

Tisdel Mark, who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Model N, sold 10,586 shares at $11.22 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 223,267 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.53% with the 10,586-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.16, down $0.06, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Model N go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,277
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,024
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,024

The average volume for Model N has been 78,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Model N has a market cap of $293.5 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 5.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Model N, Inc. provides revenue management solutions for the life science and technology industries. It develops applications, such as managed care and government pricing for life science companies; and channel incentives based on design wins for technology companies. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Model N a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Model N as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. Get the full Model N Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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