Insider Trading Alert - CREE, AMRC And TDS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 27, 2015, 82 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $945.00 to $3,999,999.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cree (CREE) - FREE Research Report

Swoboda Charles M, who is Chairman, President And Ceo at Cree, bought 10,000 shares at $29.32 on May 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President And Ceo owned 345,087 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.98% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.67, up $1.35, or 4.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cree go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 71
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 71

The average volume for Cree has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cree has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 6.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cree, Inc. develops, manufactures, and sells lighting-class light emitting diode (LED), lighting, and semiconductor products for power and radio-frequency (RF) applications in the United States, China, Europe, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Taiwan, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 65.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Cree a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cree 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cree Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ameresco (AMRC) - FREE Research Report

Wisneski Francis V Jr, who is Director at Ameresco, bought 7,000 shares at $7.09 on May 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 68,035 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.47% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.21, up $0.12, or 1.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ameresco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 134,708
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,680
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 184,248
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,680
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 184,248
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,680

The average volume for Ameresco has been 66,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ameresco has a market cap of $200.0 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 0.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ameresco, Inc. provides comprehensive services, energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability, and renewable energy solutions for businesses and organizations in North America and Europe. The company operates through U.S. Regions, U.S. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Ameresco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ameresco as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ameresco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) - FREE Research Report

Shuma Douglas D, who is Sr VP & Corporate Controller at Telephone and Data Systems, sold 3,623 shares at $29.83 on May 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr VP & Corporate Controller owned 10,310 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26% with the 3,623-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.73, down $0.10, or 0.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Telephone and Data Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,140
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,417
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,417

The average volume for Telephone and Data Systems has been 650,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telephone and Data Systems has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 19.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a telecommunications company, provides wireless, wireline, cable, and hosted and managed services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 422.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Telephone and Data Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Telephone and Data Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Telephone and Data Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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