Insider Trading Alert - SPAR, CST And MTGE Traded By Insiders

Friday, March 11, 2016, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,470.00 to $11,404,552.34.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spartan Motors (SPAR) - FREE Research Report

Slawson John W, who is Pres., Spartan Emer. Response at Spartan Motors, bought 2,600 shares at $3.75 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the Pres., Spartan Emer. Response owned 4,400 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 144.44% with the 2,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.83, up $0.08, or 2.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spartan Motors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 31,800
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 31,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 31,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Spartan Motors has been 111,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spartan Motors has a market cap of $129.9 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 25.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Spartan Motors, Inc, through its subsidiaries, engineers, manufactures, and sells heavy-duty and custom vehicles in the United States, Canada, South America, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.64%. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Spartan Motors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spartan Motors 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 and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Spartan Motors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CST Brands (CST) - FREE Research Report

Sonnier Gerard J, who is SVP, GC and Secretary at CST Brands, bought 1,000 shares at $39.50 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC and Secretary owned 1,437 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 228.83% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.52, down $0.98, or 2.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CST Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million

The average volume for CST Brands has been 880,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. CST Brands has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 0.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CST Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent retailer of motor fuel and convenience merchandise items in the United States and eastern Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate CST Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CST Brands as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its reasonable valuation levels, considering its current price compared to earnings, book value and other measures. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full CST Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Capital Mortgage Investment (MTGE) - FREE Research Report

Kuehl Christopher, who is Senior VP at American Capital Mortgage Investment, sold 2,131 shares at $14.03 on March 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the Senior VP owned 73,110 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.83% with the 2,131-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.90, down $0.13, or 0.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital Mortgage Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,621
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,621
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,621

The average volume for American Capital Mortgage Investment has been 664,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital Mortgage Investment has a market cap of $668.7 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 1.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.4%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate American Capital Mortgage Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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