Insider Trading Alert - MHFI, GOOD And AAOI Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, March 8, 2016, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $567.44 to $9,409,592.36.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

McGraw Hill Financial (MHFI) - FREE Research Report

Howard Donald R., who is EMD, Chief Risk Officer at McGraw Hill Financial, sold 3,000 shares at $93.94 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the EMD, Chief Risk Officer owned 3,700 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.78% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.85, down $0.09, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for McGraw Hill Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 930
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 930
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 930

The average volume for McGraw Hill Financial has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McGraw Hill Financial has a market cap of $25.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 4.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

McGraw Hill Financial, Inc. provides benchmarks and ratings, analytics, data, and research services for the capital, commodities, and commercial markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate McGraw Hill Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates McGraw Hill Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full McGraw Hill Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gladstone Commercial (GOOD) - FREE Research Report

Cutlip Robert G, who is President at Gladstone Commercial, bought 400 shares at $15.61 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the President owned 28,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.42% with the 400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.82, up $0.21, or 1.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gladstone Commercial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,700

The average volume for Gladstone Commercial has been 138,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gladstone Commercial has a market cap of $353.1 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 6.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Gladstone Commercial Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It engages in investing in and owning net leased industrial and commercial real properties, and making long-term industrial and commercial mortgage loans. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.58%. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Gladstone Commercial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Applied Optoelectronics (AAOI) - FREE Research Report

Lin Chih-Hsiang (Thompson), who is President and CEO at Applied Optoelectronics, sold 5,643 shares at $18.63 on March 8, 2016. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 207,617 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.65% with the 5,643-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.08, down $1.55, or 9.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Applied Optoelectronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,578
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,578
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,578

The average volume for Applied Optoelectronics has been 284,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Applied Optoelectronics has a market cap of $305.1 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 0.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Applied Optoelectronics, Inc. designs and manufactures optical communications products for Internet data center, cable television (CATV), and fiber-to-the-home markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Applied Optoelectronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Applied Optoelectronics as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full Applied Optoelectronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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