Insider Trading Alert - ALKS, CUBI And WLFC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 1, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $181.50 to $4,800,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Alkermes (ALKS) - FREE Research Report

Breyer Robert A, who is Director at Alkermes, sold 2,000 shares at $60.78 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,156 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.91% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.86, up $0.08, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alkermes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,000

The average volume for Alkermes has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Alkermes has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 3.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alkermes Public Limited Company, an integrated biopharmaceutical company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products to address unmet medical needs of patients in various therapeutic areas. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Alkermes a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alkermes as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Alkermes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Customers Bancorp (CUBI) - FREE Research Report

Wahlman Robert E., who is CFO & Exec. VP at Customers Bancorp, bought 17,000 shares at $25.08 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO & Exec. VP owned 61,433 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 38.26% with the 17,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.59, up $0.51, or 1.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Customers Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 24,340
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,330
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 24,340
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,330
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 24,340
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,330

The average volume for Customers Bancorp has been 132,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Customers Bancorp has a market cap of $673.4 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 28.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Customers Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for the Customers Bank that provides financial products and services to small businesses, not-for-profits, and consumers. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Customers Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Customers Bancorp 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 solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Customers Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Willis Lease Finance (WLFC) - FREE Research Report

Forsyth Bradley Stewart, who is Svp, Cfo at Willis Lease Finance, sold 3,704 shares at $18.32 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Svp, Cfo owned 51,959 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.65% with the 3,704-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.40, up $0.08, or 0.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Willis Lease Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 891
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 891
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,002
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 891
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,002

The average volume for Willis Lease Finance has been 17,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Willis Lease Finance has a market cap of $150.9 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 16.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Willis Lease Finance Corporation leases commercial aircraft engines and other aircraft-related equipment to air carriers, manufacturers, and overhaul/repair facilities worldwide. It operates through two segments, Equipment Leasing and Spare Parts Sales. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Willis Lease Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Willis Lease Finance as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Willis Lease Finance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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