Yesterday, Sept. 30, 2015, 42 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.69 to $25,086,436.68.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tiptree Financial (TIPT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Michael Gene, who is Executive Chairman at Tiptree Financial, bought 5,000 shares at $6.53 on Sept. 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 3.1 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.16% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.35, down $0.18, or 2.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 39,360
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 61,360
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 304,832

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 39,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $201.4 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 25.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TipTree Financial Inc., formerly Care Investment Trust, operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in originating and acquiring healthcare-related real estate and commercial mortgage debt. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.66%.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tiptree Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Tiptree Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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New Mountain Finance (NMFC) - FREE Research Report

Weinstein Adam, who is EVP, CAO and Director at New Mountain Finance, bought 7,500 shares at $13.84 on Sept. 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, CAO and Director owned 55,795 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 15.53% with the 7,500-share transaction.

Jerry Karrie J., who is CCO and Corporate Secretary at New Mountain Finance, bought 1,000 shares at $13.60 on Sept. 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the CCO and Corporate Secretary owned 1,372 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 268.99% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.73, up $0.13, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for New Mountain Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 510,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 510,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 510,500

The average volume for New Mountain Finance has been 251,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. New Mountain Finance has a market cap of $784.0 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

New Mountain Finance Corporation is a Business Development Company specializing in investments in middle market companies and debt securities at various levels of the capital structure, including first and second lien debt, unsecured notes, bonds, and mezzanine securities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate New Mountain Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates New Mountain Finance as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full New Mountain Finance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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JG Wentworth Company (JGW) - FREE Research Report

Trishield Special Situations Master Fund Ltd., who is 10% Owner at JG Wentworth Company, bought 106,994 shares at $4.98 on Sept. 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.8 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.93% with the 106,994-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.95, down $0.03, or 0.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JG Wentworth Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 39,825
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 332,447
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 746,490

The average volume for JG Wentworth Company has been 105,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. JG Wentworth Company has a market cap of $77.1 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 53.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The J.G. Wentworth Company provides funding solutions to customers in the United States. It serves the liquidity needs of structured settlement payment holders by providing its customers with cash in exchange for various fixed scheduled future payments. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates JG Wentworth Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates JG Wentworth Company as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income, generally high debt management risk and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full JG Wentworth Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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