Insider Trading Alert - GFN, KRO And PLAB Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Jan. 20, 2016, 30 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $716.16 to $1,749,910.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

General Finance (GFN) - FREE Research Report

Tashjian Larry D, who is Director at General Finance, bought 185 shares at $65.25 on Jan. 20, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,475 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.31% with the 185-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.78, down $61.47, or 1626.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for General Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,878
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,878
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,878

The average volume for General Finance has been 23,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. General Finance has a market cap of $101.2 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 8.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

General Finance Corporation, a specialty rental services company, provides portable storage, modular space, and liquid containment solutions in North America and Asia-Pacific regions. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates General Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Kronos Worldwide (KRO) - FREE Research Report

Watson Steven L, who is Chairman of the Board at Kronos Worldwide, bought 35,000 shares at $4.18 on Jan. 20, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 627,747 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.9% with the 35,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.51, up $0.33, or 7.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kronos Worldwide go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 101,095
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 273,895
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 484,127

The average volume for Kronos Worldwide has been 386,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kronos Worldwide has a market cap of $490.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 21.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 1.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Kronos Worldwide a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kronos Worldwide 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, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Kronos Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Photronics (PLAB) - FREE Research Report

Tyson Mitchell G, who is Director at Photronics, sold 1,200 shares at $11.64 on Jan. 20, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 73,379 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.61% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.78, up $0.14, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Photronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,332
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 39,250
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,332
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,483
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,332
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,483

The average volume for Photronics has been 780,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Photronics has a market cap of $777.0 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 5.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Photronics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells photomasks in the United States, Taiwan, Korea, Europe, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Photronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Photronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Photronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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