Insider Trading Alert - KMG, EGP, And MUX Traded By Insiders

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yesterday, June 25, 2015, 35 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $3200.00 to $4000000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KMG Chemicals (KMG) - FREE Research Report

Hatcher David L, who is 10% Owner at KMG Chemicals, sold 1,500 shares at $26.00 on June 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.1% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.08, up $0.08, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KMG Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 82,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,500

The average volume for KMG Chemicals has been 94,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. KMG Chemicals has a market cap of $303.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 30.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 0.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.719999999999998863131622783839702606201171875. Currently, there is one 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, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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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EastGroup Properties (EGP) - FREE Research Report

Bailey H C Jr, who is Director at EastGroup Properties, sold 1,800 shares at $57.89 on June 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,539 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.6% with the 1,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.49, down $0.40, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EastGroup Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 850
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,850
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,650
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for EastGroup Properties has been 163,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. EastGroup Properties has a market cap of $1.87 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 8.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

EastGroup Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), focuses on the development, acquisition, and operation of industrial properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.1400000000000005684341886080801486968994140625. Currently, there are two analysts who rate EastGroup Properties a buy, four analysts rate it a sell, and four rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EastGroup Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full EastGroup Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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McEwen Mining (MUX) - FREE Research Report

Baker Leanne M, who is Director at McEwen Mining, bought 10,740 shares at $0.95 on June 25, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 45,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 30.9% with the 10,740-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $0.96, up $0.01, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for McEwen Mining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 22,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,750
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 22,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,750
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 39,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,750

The average volume for McEwen Mining has been 993,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. McEwen Mining has a market cap of $259.8 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 13.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

McEwen Mining Inc. explores for, develops, produces, and sells precious and base metals in Argentina, Mexico, and the United States. It primarily explores for gold, silver, and copper. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. Currently, there is one analyst who rates McEwen Mining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates McEwen Mining as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full McEwen Mining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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