Insider Trading Alert - TIPT, MTOR And APEI Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Dec. 3, 2015, 104 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $196.39 to $17,869,068.00.

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 $6.95 on Dec. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 3.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.15% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.55, down $0.40, or 6.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tiptree Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 32,790
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 128,890
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 265,384

The average volume for Tiptree Financial has been 41,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tiptree Financial has a market cap of $231.6 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 18.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 1.51%.

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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 deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Tiptree Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Meritor (MTOR) - FREE Research Report

Craig Jeffrey A, who is CEO & President at Meritor, sold 19,496 shares at $10.34 on Dec. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the CEO & President owned 301,145 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.08% with the 19,496-share transaction.

Nowlan Kevin, who is Senior VP & CFO at Meritor, sold 1,858 shares at $10.35 on Dec. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP & CFO owned 44,763 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.99% with the 1,858-share transaction.

Plomin Joseph A., who is Pres., International at Meritor, sold 4,323 shares at $10.34 on Dec. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Pres., International owned 52,852 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.56% with the 4,323-share transaction.

Speed Robert H., who is Pres., Aftmkt & Trailer, CPO at Meritor, sold 1,132 shares at $10.35 on Dec. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Pres., Aftmkt & Trailer, CPO owned 5,739 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.48% with the 1,132-share transaction.

Bialy Paul, who is VP, Controller & PAO at Meritor, sold 2,655 shares at $10.32 on Dec. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller & PAO owned 8,680 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.42% with the 2,655-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.27, down $1.05, or 11.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Meritor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,920
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,414
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,920
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,414
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,590
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,414

The average volume for Meritor has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Meritor has a market cap of $952.0 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 37.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Meritor, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, markets, distributes, sells, services, and supports integrated systems, modules, and components to original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and the aftermarket for the commercial vehicle, transportation, and industrial sectors worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Meritor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Meritor as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Meritor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Public Education (APEI) - FREE Research Report

Landon Timothy J, who is Director at American Public Education, sold 200 shares at $23.34 on Dec. 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,124 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.4% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.46, down $0.88, or 3.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Public Education go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 450
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 943
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,693

The average volume for American Public Education has been 111,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Public Education has a market cap of $375.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 37.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

American Public Education, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and campus-based postsecondary education. The company operates through two segments, American Public Education and Hondros College of Nursing. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate American Public Education a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Public Education 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, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full American Public Education Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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