Insider Trading Alert - FSIC, SFST And CTO Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Aug. 24, 2015, 130 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $548.22 to $210,501,361.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

FS Investment (FSIC) - FREE Research Report

Heller Michael, who is Director at FS Investment, bought 5,235 shares at $9.54 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 37,400 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.28% with the 5,235-share transaction.

Coleman Sean K, who is Managing Director at FS Investment, bought 13,000 shares at $9.60 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Managing Director owned 17,446 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 292.4% with the 13,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.76, up $0.16, or 1.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FS Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,690
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,570
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 53,830

The average volume for FS Investment has been 670,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. FS Investment has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 4.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

FS Investment Corporation is a business development company specializing in investments in debt securities. It seeks to purchase interests in loans through secondary market transactions or directly from the target companies as primary market investments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate FS Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FS Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full FS Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Southern First (SFST) - FREE Research Report

Ellefson Anne S, who is Director at Southern First, bought 200 shares at $20.50 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,961 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.88% with the 200-share transaction.

Ellison David G, who is Director at Southern First, sold 85 shares at $21.01 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 39,646 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.21% with the 85-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.88, down $0.13, or 0.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southern First go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,415
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,820

The average volume for Southern First has been 10,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Southern First has a market cap of $131.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 17.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Southern First Bancshares, Inc. operates as the holding company for Southern First Bank that provides various banking products and services to general public in South Carolina. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Southern First a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southern First as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Southern First Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Consolidated-Tomoka Land (CTO) - FREE Research Report

Smith Daniel Earl, who is Sr. VP & General Counsel at Consolidated-Tomoka Land, bought 200 shares at $52.00 on Aug. 24, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & General Counsel owned 4,400 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.76% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.60, down $0.40, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Consolidated-Tomoka Land go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,368
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,368
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,368

The average volume for Consolidated-Tomoka Land has been 14,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Consolidated-Tomoka Land has a market cap of $320.5 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 8.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co., through its subsidiaries, operates as a diversified real estate operating company in the United States. It owns and manages commercial real estate properties and self-developed properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.0.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Consolidated-Tomoka Land as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Consolidated-Tomoka Land Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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