Insider Trading Alert - ASCMA, FSLR And HIL Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, May 3, 2016, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $503.53 to $7,621,855.35. Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders: Ascent Capital Group (ASCMA) - FREE Research Report Niles William E, who is Exec VP/Gen Counsel/Secretary at Ascent Capital Group, sold 1,500 shares at $15.00 on May 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Exec VP/Gen Counsel/Secretary owned 67,908 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.16% with the 1,500-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $15.09, up $0.09, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ascent Capital Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,500
The average volume for Ascent Capital Group has been 152,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ascent Capital Group has a market cap of $199.8 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 9.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Ascent Capital Group, Inc., through its subsidiary, Monitronics International, Inc., provides security alarm monitoring and related services to residential and business subscribers in the United States and Canada. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Ascent Capital Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on ASCMA - FREE TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ascent Capital Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow, generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ascent Capital Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

First Solar (FSLR) - FREE Research Report Hughes James Alton, who is Chief Executive Officer at First Solar, sold 12,884 shares at $55.43 on May 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 23,096 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.81% with the 12,884-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $52.01, down $3.42, or 6.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Solar go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,181
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,051
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 95,133
The average volume for First Solar has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Solar has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 19.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment designs, manufactures, and sells solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.2. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate First Solar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on FSLR - FREE TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Solar as a buy. 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, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full First Solar Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

Hill International (HIL) - FREE Research Report Richter Irvin E, who is Director at Hill International, sold 30,000 shares at $4.18 on May 3, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.61% with the 30,000-share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $4.17, down $0.01, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hill International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 86,805
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 245,000
The average volume for Hill International has been 139,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hill International has a market cap of $217.1 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 7.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Hill International, Inc. provides program management, project management, construction management, construction claims, and other consulting services primarily for the buildings, transportation, environmental, energy, and industrial markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Hill International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HIL - FREE TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hill International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Hill International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

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