Insider Trading Alert - APT, ARCC And HF Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 23, 2015, 55 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $468.00 to $511,200,530.33.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Alpha Pro Tech (APT) - FREE Research Report

Anderson David B, who is Director at Alpha Pro Tech, sold 30,000 shares at $2.33 on June 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,834 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 59.02% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.37, up $0.04, or 1.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alpha Pro Tech go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,000

The average volume for Alpha Pro Tech has been 162,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alpha Pro Tech has a market cap of $44.3 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 5.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alpha Pro Tech, Ltd. engages in developing, manufacturing, and marketing a line of disposable protective apparel, building supply products, and infection control products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Alpha Pro Tech a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alpha Pro Tech 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 reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Alpha Pro Tech Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) - FREE Research Report

Bartlett Steve, who is Director at Ares Capital Corporation, bought 100 shares at $16.61 on June 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,400 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.33% with the 100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.67, up $0.06, or 0.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ares Capital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,500

The average volume for Ares Capital Corporation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ares Capital Corporation has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 6.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ares Capital Corporation is a business development company specializing in acquisition, recapitalization, mezzanine debt, restructurings, rescue financing, and leveraged buyout transactions of middle market companies. It also makes growth capital and general refinancing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.7. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Ares Capital Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ares Capital Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations 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 Ares Capital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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HFF (HF) - FREE Research Report

Thornton Joe Jr, who is President at HFF, sold 51,300 shares at $43.49 on June 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 870,930 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.56% with the 51,300-share transaction.

Gibson Mark, who is Chief Executive Officer at HFF, sold 51,300 shares at $43.49 on June 23, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 807,392 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.97% with the 51,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.30, down $0.19, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HFF go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,845
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 66,535
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 213,205

The average volume for HFF has been 218,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. HFF has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 21.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

HFF, Inc. provides commercial real estate and capital market services to users and providers of capital in the commercial real estate industry in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate HFF a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HFF as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full HFF Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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