Insider Trading Alert - SASR, NATR And DLTR Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, May 31, 2016, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $64.80 to $5,125,908.56.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sandy Spring Bancorp (SASR) - FREE Research Report

Maiwurm James J, who is Director at Sandy Spring Bancorp, bought 258 shares at $29.04 on May 31, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,258 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 25.8% with the 258-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.18, up $0.14, or 0.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sandy Spring Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 837
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 837
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 837

The average volume for Sandy Spring Bancorp has been 49,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sandy Spring Bancorp has a market cap of $697.8 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 9.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sandy Spring Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Sandy Spring Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services to individuals and businesses in central Maryland and Northern Virginia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Sandy Spring Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sandy Spring Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Sandy Spring Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Natures Sunshine Products (NATR) - FREE Research Report

Bunker Stephen M, who is EVP, CFO & Treasurer at Natures Sunshine Products, bought 10,000 shares at $9.23 on May 31, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP, CFO & Treasurer owned 31,839 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 45.79% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.98, up $0.75, or 7.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Natures Sunshine Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 26,978
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 26,978
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 27,731

The average volume for Natures Sunshine Products has been 17,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Natures Sunshine Products has a market cap of $173.5 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 2.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Nature's Sunshine Products, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, primarily engages in the manufacture and direct sale of nutritional and personal care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Natures Sunshine Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Natures Sunshine Products as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Natures Sunshine Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dollar Tree (DLTR) - FREE Research Report

Old William A. JR, who is Chief Legal Officer at Dollar Tree, sold 2,616 shares at $90.00 on May 31, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Legal Officer owned 5,950 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.54% with the 2,616-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $90.42, up $0.42, or 0.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dollar Tree go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 83,245
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,245

The average volume for Dollar Tree has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dollar Tree has a market cap of $20.9 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 17.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Dollar Tree, Inc. operates discount retail stores in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Dollar Tree and Family Dollar. The Dollar Tree segment offers merchandise at the fixed price of $1.00. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.0. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Dollar Tree a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dollar Tree as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Dollar Tree Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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