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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