Insider Trading Alert - ASCMA, ZLTQ And APC Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Nov. 16, 2015, 86 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,470.50 to $10,820,124.97.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ascent Capital Group (ASCMA) - FREE Research Report

Gardner Jeffery R, who is Executive Vice President at Ascent Capital Group, bought 1,000 shares at $18.10 on Nov. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 80,918 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.25% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.14, up $2.04, or 10.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ascent Capital Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,026
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,026
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,225

The average volume for Ascent Capital Group has been 127,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ascent Capital Group has a market cap of $228.1 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 63.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ascent Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., provides security alarm monitoring and related services to residential and business subscribers in the United States and Canada. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Ascent Capital Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ascent Capital Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ascent Capital Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ZELTIQ Aesthetics (ZLTQ) - FREE Research Report

Garcia Sergio, who is Senior VP, GC & Secretary at ZELTIQ Aesthetics, sold 5,000 shares at $31.92 on Nov. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, GC & Secretary owned 67,782 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.87% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.73, up $1.81, or 5.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ZELTIQ Aesthetics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,771
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 62,443
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 156,259

The average volume for ZELTIQ Aesthetics has been 558,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. ZELTIQ Aesthetics has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 23.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

ZELTIQ Aesthetics, Inc., a medical technology company, engages in developing and commercializing non-invasive products for the selective reduction of fat. It offers CoolSculpting system, which utilizes proprietary controlled cooling technology to selectively reduce stubborn fat bulges. The company has a P/E ratio of 243.0.

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Anadarko Petroleum (APC) - FREE Research Report

Fluor Peter J, who is Director at Anadarko Petroleum, bought 50,000 shares at $60.81 on Nov. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 79,758 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 168.02% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.47, up $0.66, or 1.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Anadarko Petroleum go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,000

The average volume for Anadarko Petroleum has been 5.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Anadarko Petroleum has a market cap of $30.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 24.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties. It operates through three segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production; Midstream; and Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate Anadarko Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Anadarko Petroleum 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, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Anadarko Petroleum Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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