Insider Trading Alert - SPB, TIPT And ARE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 15, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $428.00 to $1,771,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) - FREE Research Report

Maura David M, who is Director at Spectrum Brands Holdings, bought 3,000 shares at $96.96 on June 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 229,287 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.33% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $98.55, up $1.59, or 1.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectrum Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3.1 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 51,500

The average volume for Spectrum Brands Holdings has been 344,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectrum Brands Holdings has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 2.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer products company worldwide. The company operates through Global Batteries & Appliances, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden Business, and Hardware & Home Improvement segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Spectrum Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectrum Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Spectrum Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 7,998 shares at $6.99 on June 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.62% with the 7,998-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.99, up $0.00, or 0.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50,104
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 159,720
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 223,181

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 27,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $242.5 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 6.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 1.32%.

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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, generally high debt management risk, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow 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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Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Marcus Joel S, who is Chief Executive Officer at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, sold 15,000 shares at $91.26 on June 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 543,791 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.68% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.67, up $0.41, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,000

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 383,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 2.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 116.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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