Yesterday, Dec. 16, 2015, 113 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $10.88 to $18,402,925.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Asta Funding (ASFI) - FREE Research Report

Mangrove Partners Master Fund, Ltd., who is 10% Owner at Asta Funding, bought 44,350 shares at $8.07 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.2% with the 44,350-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.01, down $0.06, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Asta Funding go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,000

The average volume for Asta Funding has been 25,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Asta Funding has a market cap of $104.6 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 8.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Asta Funding, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer receivable asset management company in the United States. It operates through four segments: Consumer Receivables, Personal Injury Claims, Structured Settlements, and Disability Advocacy. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Asta Funding a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Asta Funding 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 increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Asta Funding Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Eldorado Resorts (ERI) - FREE Research Report

Hawkins James B, who is Director at Eldorado Resorts, bought 10,000 shares at $9.66 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 40,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 33.33% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.26, up $0.60, or 5.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Eldorado Resorts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 377,435
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 377,435
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 399,155

The average volume for Eldorado Resorts has been 144,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Eldorado Resorts has a market cap of $446.8 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 143.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Eldorado Resorts, Inc., a gaming and hospitality company, owns and operates gaming facilities in Louisiana, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Eldorado Resorts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Eldorado Resorts as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been very high debt management risk by most measures. Get the full Eldorado Resorts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FXCM (FXCM) - FREE Research Report

Silverman Ryan, who is Director at FXCM, bought 4,459 shares at $6.51 on Dec. 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,459 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 21.23% with the 4,459-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.94, up $2.43, or 27.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FXCM go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 41,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 41,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 41,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for FXCM has been 133,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. FXCM has a market cap of $36.3 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 94.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

FXCM Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Retail Trading and Institutional Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.17%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate FXCM a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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