Insider Trading Alert - PPBI, PRI And UVV Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Aug. 20, 2015, 99 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $10,960,360.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pacific Premier Bancorp (PPBI) - FREE Research Report

Garrett Joseph L, who is Director at Pacific Premier Bancorp, bought 500 shares at $20.22 on Aug. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 55,250 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.91% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.57, down $0.65, or 3.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pacific Premier Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,550
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,550
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Pacific Premier Bancorp has been 90,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pacific Premier Bancorp has a market cap of $438.2 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 12.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Pacific Premier Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Pacific Premier Bank that provides banking services to professionals, real estate investors, and non-profit organizations in Southern California. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Pacific Premier Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pacific Premier Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Pacific Premier Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Primerica (PRI) - FREE Research Report

Addison John A. Jr., who is Co-Chief Executive Officer at Primerica, sold 29,969 shares at $43.76 on Aug. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Co-Chief Executive Officer owned 19,930 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 60.06% with the 29,969-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.14, down $0.62, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Primerica go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,150
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,328
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 171,197

The average volume for Primerica has been 435,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Primerica has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 19.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Primerica, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes financial products to middle income households in the United States and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Term Life Insurance; Investment and Savings Products; and Corporate and Other Distributed Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Primerica a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Primerica as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Primerica Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Universal (UVV) - FREE Research Report

Crocker Chester A, who is Director at Universal, sold 600 shares at $49.54 on Aug. 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,529 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.72% with the 600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.41, down $1.13, or 2.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,995
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,995
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,995

The average volume for Universal has been 353,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 11.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Universal Corporation operates as a leaf tobacco merchant and processor worldwide. It engages in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to, or for the account of, manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Universal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal as a buy. 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, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Universal Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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