Insider Trading Alert - ESCA, KMG And FHN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 9, 2015, 89 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $352.00 to $81,483,250.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Escalade (ESCA) - FREE Research Report

Baalmann Richard Fenton JR, who is Director at Escalade, sold 3,000 shares at $18.57 on June 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 76,983 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.75% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.98, up $0.41, or 2.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Escalade go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,728
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,728
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,728

The average volume for Escalade has been 23,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Escalade has a market cap of $262.8 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 24.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Escalade, Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells sporting goods to retailers, dealers, and wholesalers primarily in North America and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.35%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Escalade a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Escalade as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and compelling growth in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Escalade Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 1,500 shares at $31.37 on June 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.59, up $0.22, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 64,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 69,500

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 82,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $365.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 57.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

KMG Chemicals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture, formulation, and distribution of specialty chemicals in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Israel, and Singapore. It operates in two segments, Electronic Chemicals and Wood Treating Chemicals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates KMG Chemicals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KMG Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full KMG Chemicals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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First Horizon National (FHN) - FREE Research Report

Palmer Vicki R, who is Director at First Horizon National, sold 4,927 shares at $15.40 on June 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 27,599 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.15% with the 4,927-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.44, up $0.04, or 0.29% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for First Horizon National has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Horizon National has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 13.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

First Horizon National Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First Tennessee Bank National Association that provides various financial services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate First Horizon National a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Horizon National as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full First Horizon National Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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