Insider Trading Alert - ASYS, ZEUS And ETFC Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Sept. 15, 2015, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $35.04 to $4,142,629.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Amtech Systems (ASYS) - FREE Research Report

King Robert F, who is Director at Amtech Systems, bought 2,000 shares at $4.87 on Sept. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 25% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.94, up $0.07, or 1.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Amtech Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,697
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,697
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 190,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 77,310

The average volume for Amtech Systems has been 89,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Amtech Systems has a market cap of $64.7 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 52.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Amtech Systems, Inc. designs, assembles, sells, and installs capital equipment and related consumables used in the manufacture of wafers, primarily for the solar and semiconductor industries worldwide. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Amtech Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Amtech Systems as a hold. 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 and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Amtech Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Olympic Steel (ZEUS) - FREE Research Report

Kempthorne Dirk A, who is Director at Olympic Steel, bought 1,000 shares at $11.84 on Sept. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Rippey Michael G, who is Director at Olympic Steel, bought 300 shares at $11.40 on Sept. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,300 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.75% with the 300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.93, up $0.53, or 4.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Olympic Steel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,565
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,700

The average volume for Olympic Steel has been 95,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Olympic Steel has a market cap of $126.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 33.97% 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 0.69%. 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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E*Trade Financial (ETFC) - FREE Research Report

Roessner Karl A, who is EVP & General Counsel at E*Trade Financial, sold 2,692 shares at $26.96 on Sept. 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & General Counsel owned 250,574 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.06% with the 2,692-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.43, up $0.47, or 1.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for E*Trade Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,472
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,472
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,472

The average volume for E*Trade Financial has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. E*Trade Financial has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 14.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

E*TRADE Financial Corporation, a financial services company, provides brokerage and related products and services primarily to individual retail investors under the E*TRADE Financial brand name. It operates through two segments, Trading and Investing, and Balance Sheet Management. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate E*Trade Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates E*Trade Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full E*Trade Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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