Yesterday, May 24, 2016, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $630.70 to $12,011,079.26.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Altria Group (MO) - FREE Research Report

Munoz George, who is Director at Altria Group, sold 12,571 shares at $62.85 on May 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 63,926 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.43% with the 12,571-share transaction.

Sakkab Nabil Y, who is Director at Altria Group, bought 4,000 shares at $63.20 on May 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,630 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.48% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.10, up $0.90, or 1.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Altria Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,532
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,532
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,532
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for Altria Group has been 6.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Altria Group has a market cap of $123.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 9.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Altria Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Altria Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Altria Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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New York Mortgage (NYMT) - FREE Research Report

Donlon Kevin M., who is President at New York Mortgage, bought 1,600 shares at $5.60 on May 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the President owned 257,600 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.63% with the 1,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.72, up $0.12, or 2.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for New York Mortgage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 250,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 250,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 250,000

The average volume for New York Mortgage has been 747,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. New York Mortgage has a market cap of $618.2 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 7.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

New York Mortgage Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in acquiring, investing in, financing, and managing mortgage-related and financial assets in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 16.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate New York Mortgage a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates New York Mortgage as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its attractive 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, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full New York Mortgage Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CF Industries Holdings (CF) - FREE Research Report

Bohn Christopher D, who is Sr. VP, Manufacturing at CF Industries Holdings, bought 12,500 shares at $27.92 on May 24, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Manufacturing owned 31,718 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 65.04% with the 12,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.86, up $0.94, or 3.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CF Industries Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 36,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for CF Industries Holdings has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CF Industries Holdings has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 32.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

CF Industries Holdings, Inc. manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide. The company operates through Ammonia, Granular Urea, UAN, AN, Other, and Phosphate segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate CF Industries Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CF Industries Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full CF Industries Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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