Insider Trading Alert - TCAP, SSP And ALJ Traded By Insiders

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Friday, June 12, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $5,841,705.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Triangle Capital Corporation (TCAP) - FREE Research Report

Burgess Brent P W, who is Chief Investment Officer at Triangle Capital Corporation, sold 7,500 shares at $23.53 on June 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 221,588 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.27% with the 7,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.84, up $0.31, or 1.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Triangle Capital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,695
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,695

The average volume for Triangle Capital Corporation has been 129,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Triangle Capital Corporation has a market cap of $783.5 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 16.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Triangle Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in private equity and mezzanine investments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Triangle Capital Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Triangle Capital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Triangle Capital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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E W Scripps (SSP) - FREE Research Report

Appleton William, who is SVP and General Counsel at E W Scripps, sold 10,000 shares at $24.41 on June 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP and General Counsel owned 92,366 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.77% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.01, down $0.40, or 1.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for E W Scripps go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 257,333
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 104,863
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 627
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 672,803
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 257,960
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 930,136

The average volume for E W Scripps has been 501,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. E W Scripps has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 6.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The E. W. Scripps Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a media enterprise with interests in television stations, newspapers, and local and national digital media sites. The company has a P/E ratio of 244.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate E W Scripps a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates E W Scripps as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full E W Scripps Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alon USA Energy (ALJ) - FREE Research Report

Wiessman David, who is Executive Director at Alon USA Energy, sold 166,500 shares at $18.07 on June 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Director owned 3.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.12% with the 166,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.67, down $0.40, or 2.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alon USA Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 33.7 million
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,938
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 33.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 33.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37.6 million

The average volume for Alon USA Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Alon USA Energy has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 40.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. engages in refining and marketing petroleum products, primarily in the South Central, Southwestern, and Western regions of the United States. It operates in three segments: Refining and Marketing, Asphalt, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Alon USA Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alon USA Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Alon USA Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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