Insider Trading Alert - ACET, SCSS And AMH 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:

Aceto (ACET) - FREE Research Report

Roth Douglas A, who is Sr. Vice President & CFO at Aceto, sold 7,000 shares at $23.82 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President & CFO owned 63,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.87% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.02, down $0.80, or 3.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aceto go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,164
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,164
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,164

The average volume for Aceto has been 125,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aceto has a market cap of $689.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 7.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aceto Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, sources, markets, sells, and distributes pharmaceutical intermediates and active ingredients, finished dosage form generics, nutraceutical products, agricultural protection products, and specialty chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Aceto a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aceto as a buy. 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Aceto Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Select Comfort (SCSS) - FREE Research Report

Barra Melissa, who is SVP, Chief Strategy & CRO at Select Comfort, bought 750 shares at $30.59 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Strategy & CRO owned 9,330 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 8.74% with the 750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.51, down $0.08, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Select Comfort go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 469
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,550
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 469
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,550
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 469
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,550

The average volume for Select Comfort has been 645,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Select Comfort has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 11.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Select Comfort Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides sleep solutions and services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Select Comfort a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Select Comfort 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, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Select Comfort Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Homes 4 Rent (AMH) - FREE Research Report

Woolley Kenneth M., who is Director at American Homes 4 Rent, sold 30,000 shares at $16.75 on May 26, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,333 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 82.57% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The average volume for American Homes 4 Rent has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Homes 4 Rent has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 1.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

American Homes 4 Rent is a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, renovation, leasing, and operating single-family home rental properties in the United States. American Homes 4 Rent was founded in 2012 and is based in Malibu, California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.19%. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate American Homes 4 Rent a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Homes 4 Rent as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its robust revenue growth -- not just in the most recent periods but in previous quarters as well. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full American Homes 4 Rent Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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