Insider Trading Alert - IRIX, SGA And SNFCA Traded By Insiders

Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $378.00 to $15,686,130.39.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Iridex (IRIX) - FREE Research Report

Paragon Associates & Paragon Associates Ii Joint Venture, who is 10% Owner at Iridex, bought 20,651 shares at $7.16 on Aug. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.79% with the 20,651-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.05, down $0.11, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Iridex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 91,534
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,122
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 131,937
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,122
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 131,937
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,819

The average volume for Iridex has been 32,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Iridex has a market cap of $72.9 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 16.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

IRIDEX Corporation develops, manufactures, markets, sells, and services medical laser systems and associated instrumentation for the treatment of the sight-threatening eye diseases. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.3. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Iridex a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Iridex as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Iridex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Saga Communications (SGA) - FREE Research Report

Towerview Llc, who is 10% Owner at Saga Communications, bought 4,405 shares at $36.72 on Aug. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.34% with the 4,405-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.19, up $0.47, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Saga Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 9,678
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 29,793
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 29,793
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20

The average volume for Saga Communications has been 5,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Saga Communications has a market cap of $183.8 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 16.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Saga Communications, Inc., a broadcast company, acquires, develops, and operates broadcast properties in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Radio and Television. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Saga Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Saga Communications 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 attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Saga Communications Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Security National Financial (SNFCA) - FREE Research Report

Wilbur Norman G, who is Director at Security National Financial, sold 400 shares at $7.69 on Aug. 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,221 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.05% with the 400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.33, down $0.36, or 4.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Security National Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 43,138
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,550
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 43,138
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,550
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 45,921
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,550

The average volume for Security National Financial has been 24,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Security National Financial has a market cap of $96.4 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 28.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Security National Financial Corporation engages in life insurance, cemetery and mortuary, and mortgage loan businesses. The company operates through three segments: Life Insurance, Cemetery and Mortuary, and Mortgage Loans. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.2.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Security National Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Security National Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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