Insider Trading Alert - TIPT, CCOI And AKAM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 3, 2015, 102 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $0.88 to $2,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 6,396 shares at $6.72 on June 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.5% with the 6,396-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.88, up $0.16, or 2.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 51,096
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 147,633
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 202,793

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 26,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $216.3 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 9.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.48%.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tiptree Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tiptree Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cogent Communications Holdings (CCOI) - FREE Research Report

Ortega Ernest, who is Chief Revenue Officer at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 2,250 shares at $31.06 on June 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Revenue Officer owned 41,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.2% with the 2,250-share transaction.

Kilmer Henry W, who is VP of IP Engineering at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 1,000 shares at $31.11 on June 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP of IP Engineering owned 42,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.33% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.20, up $0.09, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cogent Communications Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,850

The average volume for Cogent Communications Holdings has been 513,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cogent Communications Holdings has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 11.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides high-speed Internet access and Internet protocol communications service. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.25%. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Cogent Communications Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cogent Communications Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Cogent Communications Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Akamai Technologies (AKAM) - FREE Research Report

Hughes Robert W, who is President Worldwide Ops at Akamai Technologies, sold 23,034 shares at $76.08 on June 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the President Worldwide Ops owned 40,707 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.14% with the 23,034-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.43, down $0.65, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Akamai Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,640
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,640
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,774
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,640
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,194

The average volume for Akamai Technologies has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Akamai Technologies has a market cap of $13.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 20.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides cloud services for delivering, optimizing, and securing online content and business applications in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.4. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Akamai Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Akamai Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Akamai Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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