Yesterday, Sept. 8, 2015, 65 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $218.00 to $671,295.90.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Olympic Steel (ZEUS) - FREE Research Report

Rippey Michael G, who is Director at Olympic Steel, bought 3,000 shares at $12.25 on Sept. 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 150% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.43, up $0.18, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Olympic Steel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,565
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,700

The average volume for Olympic Steel has been 96,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Olympic Steel has a market cap of $137.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 30.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Olympic Steel, Inc. processes and distributes metal products in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Flat Products, and Tubular and Pipe Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.64%. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Olympic Steel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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Ames National (ATLO) - FREE Research Report

Pohlman Thomas H, who is President at Ames National, bought 125 shares at $22.30 on Sept. 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 12,120 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.04% with the 125-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.28, up $0.98, or 4.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ames National go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 80
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 80
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 280

The average volume for Ames National has been 10,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ames National has a market cap of $207.6 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 10.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ames National Corporation operates as the bank holding company for First National Bank that provides banking services primarily in the central and north central Iowa counties of Boone, Hancock, Marshall, Polk, and Story. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.0.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ames National as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations 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 Ames National Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Atwood Oceanics (ATW) - FREE Research Report

Saltiel Robert J., who is President & CEO at Atwood Oceanics, bought 5,000 shares at $16.86 on Sept. 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 174,375 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.95% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.70, up $0.84, or 4.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atwood Oceanics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,360
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,360
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,360

The average volume for Atwood Oceanics has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Atwood Oceanics has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 38.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Atwood Oceanics, Inc., an offshore drilling contractor, engages in the drilling and completion of exploratory and developmental oil and gas wells worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Atwood Oceanics a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Atwood Oceanics 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 compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Atwood Oceanics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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