Insider Trading Alert - FDEF, TWO And CLMS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 2, 2015, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $118.41 to $55,354,995.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

First Defiance Financial (FDEF) - FREE Research Report

Hileman Donald P., who is President and CEO at First Defiance Financial, bought 50 shares at $35.58 on June 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 28,142 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.18% with the 50-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.95, up $0.37, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Defiance Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,273
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,773
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,273

The average volume for First Defiance Financial has been 24,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. First Defiance Financial has a market cap of $330.3 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 3.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

First Defiance Financial Corp. operates as the holding company for First Federal Bank of the Midwest that provides financial services to communities based in northwest Ohio, northeast Indiana, and southeastern Michigan. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates First Defiance Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Defiance Financial 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 attractive valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full First Defiance Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Two Harbors Investment (TWO) - FREE Research Report

Sandberg Rebecca B, who is General Counsel and Secretary at Two Harbors Investment, sold 6,464 shares at $10.69 on June 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel and Secretary owned 102,152 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.95% with the 6,464-share transaction.

Roth William, who is Chief Investment Officer at Two Harbors Investment, sold 30,000 shares at $10.69 on June 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 748,254 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.85% with the 30,000-share transaction.

Farrell Brad, who is CFO and Treasurer at Two Harbors Investment, sold 10,842 shares at $10.69 on June 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the CFO and Treasurer owned 236,908 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.38% with the 10,842-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.58, down $0.11, or 1.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Two Harbors Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 37,969
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,969
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,629

The average volume for Two Harbors Investment has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Two Harbors Investment has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 6.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Two Harbors Investment Corp. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Two Harbors Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Two Harbors Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Two Harbors Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Calamos Asset Management (CLMS) - FREE Research Report

Bhatt Nimish S, who is Svp & Cfo at Calamos Asset Management, bought 570 shares at $12.23 on June 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 56,578 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.02% with the 570-share transaction.

Gilbert Richard W, who is Director at Calamos Asset Management, bought 197 shares at $12.23 on June 2, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,636 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.67% with the 197-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.18, down $0.05, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Calamos Asset Management go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 16,122
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 16,122
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 176,557

The average volume for Calamos Asset Management has been 70,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Calamos Asset Management has a market cap of $246.4 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Calamos Asset Management Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides investment advisory services to individuals including high net worth individuals, and institutions. It also manages accounts for family offices and private foundations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Calamos Asset Management a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Calamos Asset Management as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Calamos Asset Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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