Insider Trading Alert - CNBKA, FEYE And ASCMA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 24, 2015, 52 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $413.20 to $16,048,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Century Bancorp (CNBKA) - FREE Research Report

Filler James J, who is 10% Owner at Century Bancorp, bought 500 shares at $39.00 on June 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 418,867 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.12% with the 500-share transaction.

Evangelista Paul A, who is Executive Vice President at Century Bancorp, bought 10 shares at $52.12 on June 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 5,571 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.18% with the 10-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.19, down $12.93, or 32.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Century Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,845
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 16,640
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 28,350

The average volume for Century Bancorp has been 3,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Century Bancorp has a market cap of $140.4 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 2.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Century Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company that provides banking products and services to commercial enterprises, state and local governments and agencies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in Massachusetts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Century Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Century Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FireEye (FEYE) - FREE Research Report

King Alexa, who is SVP and General Counsel at FireEye, sold 13,000 shares at $52.43 on June 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP and General Counsel owned 315,477 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.96% with the 13,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.31, down $1.12, or 2.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FireEye go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,063
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 420,730
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 447,022

The average volume for FireEye has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. FireEye has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 67.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

FireEye, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides cybersecurity solutions for detecting, preventing, and resolving cyber-attacks. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate FireEye a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FireEye as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full FireEye Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ascent Capital Group (ASCMA) - FREE Research Report

Haislip Michael R, who is Executive Vice President at Ascent Capital Group, sold 1,225 shares at $41.53 on June 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 25,907 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.51% with the 1,225-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.16, up $0.63, or 1.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ascent Capital Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 300
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,107
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,196
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,107
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,196
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,107

The average volume for Ascent Capital Group has been 66,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ascent Capital Group has a market cap of $545.5 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 20.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., provides security alarm monitoring and related services to residential and business subscribers in the United States and Canada. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Ascent Capital Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ascent Capital Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ascent Capital Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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