Insider Trading Alert - ESRT, PSEC And FLIC Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Feb. 29, 2016, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $499.80 to $7,375,492.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Empire State Realty (ESRT) - FREE Research Report

Giliberto Salvatore Michael, who is Director at Empire State Realty, bought 1,000 shares at $15.94 on Feb. 29, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 66.67% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.90, down $0.04, or 0.25% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Empire State Realty has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Empire State Realty has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 13.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), focuses on owning, managing, operating, and acquiring office and retail properties in Manhattan and the greater New York metropolitan area. It also intends to provide construction services to tenants and other entities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Empire State Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Empire State Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income and growth in earnings per share. 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 Empire State Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Prospect Capital (PSEC) - FREE Research Report

Eliasek M Grier, who is Chief Operating Officer at Prospect Capital, bought 15,000 shares at $7.00 on Feb. 29, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 762,196 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.01% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.25, up $0.25, or 3.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prospect Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7.8 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15.1 million

The average volume for Prospect Capital has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prospect Capital has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 3.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Prospect Capital Corporation is a business development company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Prospect Capital a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Prospect Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Prospect Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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First of Long Island (FLIC) - FREE Research Report

Manfredonia Donald L, who is Executive Vice President at First of Long Island, sold 500 shares at $27.50 on Feb. 29, 2016. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 59,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.83% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.85, up $0.35, or 1.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First of Long Island go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 848
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,398
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,048

The average volume for First of Long Island has been 26,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. First of Long Island has a market cap of $379.4 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 8.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The First of Long Island Corporation operates as a bank holding company for The First National Bank of Long Island that provides financial services individual, professional, corporate, institutional, and government customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates First of Long Island a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First of Long Island as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full First of Long Island Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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