Insider Trading Alert - KSU, SKUL And UTEK Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Aug. 1, 2016, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $3,437.91 to $17,001,880.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Kansas City Southern (KSU) - FREE Research Report

Upchurch Michael W, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Kansas City Southern, sold 5,367 shares at $95.18 on Aug. 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 16,808 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.2% with the 5,367-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $95.16, down $0.02, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kansas City Southern go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 31,621
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,861
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,861

The average volume for Kansas City Southern has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kansas City Southern has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 28.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Kansas City Southern, through its subsidiaries, provides freight rail transportation services. The company operates north/south rail route between Kansas City, Missouri, and various ports along the Gulf of Mexico in Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Kansas City Southern a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kansas City Southern as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kansas City Southern Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Skullcandy (SKUL) - FREE Research Report

Ptarmagin, Llc, who is 10% Owner at Skullcandy, sold 37,500 shares at $6.02 on Aug. 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 3.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.11% with the 37,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.07, up $0.05, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skullcandy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 137,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 487,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 987,500

The average volume for Skullcandy has been 610,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skullcandy has a market cap of $172.6 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 29.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Skullcandy Inc. designs, markets, and distributes audio and gaming products under the Skullcandy and Astro Gaming brands in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 0.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Skullcandy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skullcandy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Skullcandy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ultratech (UTEK) - FREE Research Report

Wright Bruce R, who is Sr. VP-Fin, CFO & Secretary at Ultratech, sold 20,000 shares at $24.44 on Aug. 1, 2016. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP-Fin, CFO & Secretary owned 134,253 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.97% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.20, down $0.24, or 0.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ultratech go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,186
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,186
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,186

The average volume for Ultratech has been 157,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ultratech has a market cap of $663.7 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 23.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ultratech, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets photolithography, laser thermal processing, and inspection equipment. It supplies step-and-repeat photolithography systems based on one-to-one imaging technology for semiconductor device and nanotechnology manufacturers. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Ultratech a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ultratech as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Ultratech Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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