Insider Trading Alert - UG, MTGE And GK 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:

United-Guardian (UG) - FREE Research Report

Parker Betsee, who is 10% Owner at United-Guardian, sold 9,630 shares at $22.26 on May 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 482,745 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.96% with the 9,630-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.00, down $0.26, or 1.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United-Guardian go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,437
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,334
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,964

The average volume for United-Guardian has been 8,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. United-Guardian has a market cap of $102.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

United-Guardian, Inc. researches, develops, manufactures, and markets cosmetic ingredients, personal care products, pharmaceuticals, medical lubricants, health care products, and specialty industrial products in the United States, Canada, China, the United Kingdom, France, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate United-Guardian a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United-Guardian as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full United-Guardian Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Capital Mortgage Investment (MTGE) - FREE Research Report

Davis Morris A., who is Director at American Capital Mortgage Investment, sold 1,437 shares at $17.27 on May 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,565 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.96% with the 1,437-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.37, up $0.10, or 0.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital Mortgage Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,178
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,921
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,026

The average volume for American Capital Mortgage Investment has been 422,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital Mortgage Investment has a market cap of $886.8 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 7.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate American Capital Mortgage Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Capital Mortgage Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full American Capital Mortgage Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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G & K Services (GK) - FREE Research Report

Schram Lee J, who is Director at G & K Services, bought 720 shares at $68.87 on May 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,883 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 33.29% with the 720-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.17, up $1.30, or 1.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for G & K Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 720
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 690
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 720
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 690
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 720
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,890

The average volume for G & K Services has been 110,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. G & K Services has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

G&K Services, Inc. provides branded uniform and facility services programs in the United States, Canada, and the Dominican Republic. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate G & K Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates G & K Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. 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 G & K Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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