Insider Trading Alert - LTS, EL And NTAP Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Sept. 29, 2015, 45 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $447.15 to $2,831,587.72.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services (LTS) - FREE Research Report

Kaufman Brett, who is Senior Vice President and CFO at Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services, bought 5,000 shares at $1.90 on Sept. 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President and CFO owned 65,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 8.33% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.05, up $0.15, or 7.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 31,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 51,828

The average volume for Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services has been 313,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services has a market cap of $410.0 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 47.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides brokerage and advisory, investment banking, equity research, institutional sales and trading, asset management, life insurance brokerage, and trust services in the United States. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Ladenburg Thalmann Financial Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Estee Lauder Companies (EL) - FREE Research Report

Freda Fabrizio, who is President and CEO at Estee Lauder Companies, sold 35,386 shares at $80.02 on Sept. 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 73,174 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.6% with the 35,386-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.53, down $0.49, or 0.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Estee Lauder Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,481

The average volume for Estee Lauder Companies has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Estee Lauder Companies has a market cap of $17.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 3.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4. Currently, there are 16 analysts who rate Estee Lauder Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Estee Lauder Companies 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Estee Lauder Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NetApp (NTAP) - FREE Research Report

Fawcett Matthew K, who is SVP, GC & Secretary at NetApp, sold 6,633 shares at $29.49 on Sept. 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC & Secretary owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 6,633-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.57, up $0.08, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NetApp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,910
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,910
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,434

The average volume for NetApp has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NetApp has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 30.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NetApp, Inc. provides software, systems, and services to manage and store computer data worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate NetApp a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 18 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NetApp as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full NetApp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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