Insider Trading Alert - WES, CZNC And KFS Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, July 11, 2016, 19 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $645.25 to $2,443,990.59.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Western Gas Partners (WES) - FREE Research Report

Crane James R, who is Director at Western Gas Partners, sold 36,915 shares at $50.41 on July 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 469,448 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.29% with the 36,915-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.50, up $0.09, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Gas Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 400
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,000

The average volume for Western Gas Partners has been 341,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Gas Partners has a market cap of $7.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 4.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Western Gas Partners, LP acquires, develops, owns, and operates midstream energy assets in the Rocky Mountains, the Mid-Continent, North-central Pennsylvania, and Texas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.5%. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Western Gas Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Gas Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Western Gas Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Citizens & Northern (CZNC) - FREE Research Report

Fisher Jan E, who is Director at Citizens & Northern, bought 304 shares at $20.45 on July 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,277 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.54% with the 304-share transaction.

Pellegrino Frank G, who is Director at Citizens & Northern, bought 267 shares at $20.45 on July 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,774 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 17.72% with the 267-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.82, up $0.37, or 1.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Citizens & Northern go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 98
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,275
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 436
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,275
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,549
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,650

The average volume for Citizens & Northern has been 21,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Citizens & Northern has a market cap of $242.8 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 2.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Citizens & Northern Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Citizens & Northern Bank that provides a range of banking and mortgage services to individual and corporate customers in North Central Pennsylvania and Southern New York. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Citizens & Northern a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Citizens & Northern as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Citizens & Northern Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kingsway Financial Services (KFS) - FREE Research Report

Fitzgerald John Taylor Maloney, who is Executive Vice President at Kingsway Financial Services, bought 3,049 shares at $5.40 on July 11, 2016. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 298,379 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.03% with the 3,049-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.39, down $0.01, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kingsway Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 61,306
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 147,183
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 154,087
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Kingsway Financial Services has been 14,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kingsway Financial Services has a market cap of $106.8 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 18.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Kingsway Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Insurance Underwriting and Insurance Services. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Kingsway Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kingsway Financial Services as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kingsway Financial Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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