Insider Trading Alert - METR, TRNO And USAC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 26, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $232.50 to $546,600,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Metro Bancorp (METR) - FREE Research Report

Zody Mark A, who is Chief Financial Officer at Metro Bancorp, sold 1,437 shares at $26.27 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 50,020 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.79% with the 1,437-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.86, down $0.41, or 1.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Metro Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 380
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,826
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 380
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,826
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 380
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,972

The average volume for Metro Bancorp has been 19,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Metro Bancorp has a market cap of $370.3 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Metro Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Metro Bank that offers retail and commercial banking services for consumers, and small and mid-sized companies in Pennsylvania. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Metro Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Metro Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Metro Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Terreno Realty (TRNO) - FREE Research Report

Pasquale Douglas M, who is Director at Terreno Realty, bought 1,000 shares at $20.50 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 79,146 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.28% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.45, down $0.05, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Terreno Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500

The average volume for Terreno Realty has been 156,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Terreno Realty has a market cap of $875.7 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 1.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Terreno Realty Corporation engages in acquiring, owning, and operating real estate properties in Los Angeles area, northern New Jersey/New York City, San Francisco Bay area, Seattle area, Miami area, and Washington D.C./Baltimore area. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 135.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Terreno Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Terreno Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Terreno Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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USA Compression Partners (USAC) - FREE Research Report

Argonaut Private Equity, L.L.C., who is 10% Owner at USA Compression Partners, bought 34,921 shares at $22.12 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.48% with the 34,921-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.29, up $0.17, or 0.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for USA Compression Partners go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,500

The average volume for USA Compression Partners has been 86,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. USA Compression Partners has a market cap of $713.5 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 32.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

USA Compression Partners, LP provides natural gas compression services under term contracts with customers in the oil and gas industry in the United States. It engineers, designs, operates, services, and repairs its compression units and maintains related support inventory and equipment. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate USA Compression Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates USA Compression Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full USA Compression Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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