Insider Trading Alert - ASCMA, PBF And UHS Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, June 2, 2016, 99 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $41.74 to $25,050,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ascent Capital Group Inc A (ASCMA) - FREE Research Report

Niles William E, who is Exec VP/Gen Counsel/Secretary at Ascent Capital Group Inc A, sold 1,500 shares at $19.14 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Exec VP/Gen Counsel/Secretary owned 66,408 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.21% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.22, up $0.08, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ascent Capital Group Inc A 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 Inc A has been 126,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ascent Capital Group Inc A has a market cap of $243.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 14.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 Inc A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ascent Capital Group Inc A 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 Inc A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PBF Energy (PBF) - FREE Research Report

Lucey Matthew C., who is President at PBF Energy, bought 10,000 shares at $27.50 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the President owned 50,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 25% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Nimbley Thomas J., who is Chief Executive Officer at PBF Energy, bought 50,000 shares at $27.40 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 110,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 83.33% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.73, down $0.67, or 2.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PBF Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for PBF Energy has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PBF Energy has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 25.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PBF Energy Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the refining and supply of petroleum products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 78.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate PBF Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PBF Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full PBF Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Universal Health Services (UHS) - FREE Research Report

Osteen Debra K, who is Senior Vice President at Universal Health Services, sold 18,749 shares at $135.81 on June 2, 2016. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 88,440 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.49% with the 18,749-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $135.69, down $0.12, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Health Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,432
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,432
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,432

The average volume for Universal Health Services has been 737,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Health Services has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 14.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Universal Health Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates acute care hospitals, behavioral health centers, surgical hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and radiation oncology centers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Universal Health Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Health Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Universal Health Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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