Disclosure NewswireTMiCrowdNewswire - May 4, 2017
May 4, 2017 / M2 PRESSWIRE / BUYINS.NET / http://www.squeezetrigger.com is monitoring top insider trading patterns and these stocks are the most likely to trade Higher in the next 6 months. Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE:BHB), DST Systems Inc. (NYSE:DST), First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC), First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME), Greene County Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GCBC), Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE:SRG) are all expected to go Higher as Buy signals have been generated by top insider trading patterns.
The most important data elements considered when performing insider analysis are:
Insiders Track Record – An insiders track record is best summarized by the Insider Score which ranges from 1 (least predictive) to 100 (most predictive) based on prior trading performance. In addition, the actual returns following the insiders prior trades are included to determine the potential magnitude of future returns.
Insiders Role – Trades by higher-level insiders are generally more predictive than trades by lower level insiders. Higher-level insiders to include Chairman (CB), Chief Executive Officer (CEO), President (P), Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and Vice Chairman (VC).
The chart below displays the stocks expected to go Higher along with the insider name, position, predictive insider score, 6 month expected return and number of trading decisions included in the score.
Symbol Company Name Insider Name Role Shares Insider Score Avg 6 Month Return # of Dec.
BHB Bar Harbor Bankshares Caras, Matthew L. D 10 84 17.4% 3
DST DST Systems Inc. Bryan, Lowell L D 162 93 9.0% 49
FBNC First Bancorp Crawford, James C III D 1,000 84 21.1% 5
FRME First Merchants Corporation Sherman, Patrick A D 12 100 18.1% 65
GCBC Greene County Bancorp Inc. Gibson, Donald E CEO 585 99 21.8% 17
SRG Seritage Growth Properties Berkowitz, Bruce R B 20,900 99 18.5% 17
The insider buying report presents recent insider purchases, reported on Forms 3, 4, and 5 filed with the SEC. The transactions are aggregated to a ‘decision’ level which simplifies the data analysis. A decision is a grouping of buying or selling by an individual at the specified company.
Bar Harbor Bankshares (NYSE:BHB) – Bar Harbor Bankshares operates as a bank holding company for Bar Harbor Bank & Trust that provides retail and commercial banking products and services. It accepts various retail deposit products, including checking, interest bearing NOW, money market, savings, club, health savings, and individual retirement accounts, as well as short-term and long-term certificates of deposit; and commercial deposit accounts comprising business checking and tiered money market accounts. The company also offers various loan products, such as home mortgages, residential construction loans, home equity loans and lines of credit, credit cards, and overdraft protection services; secured and unsecured installment loans for new or used automobiles, boats, recreational vehicles, mobile homes, and other personal needs; and business loans to individuals, partnerships, corporations, and other business entities for capital construction, real estate and equipment financing, working capital, real estate development, and other business purposes. In addition, it provides other customary products and services consisting of safe deposit box rentals, wire transfers, check collection services, foreign currency exchange, money orders, and the U.S. savings bonds redemptions; life insurance, annuity, and retirement products, as well as financial planning services; third-party securities and insurance broker and dealer services; electronic banking services; cash management services; and remote deposit capture, merchant credit card processing, night depository, and coin and currency handling services. Further, the company offers trust and investment management services to individuals, businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and municipalities. As of February 21, 2017, it provided a range of financial services through its 49 branch locations in Northern New England states of Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont. Bar Harbor Bankshares was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine..
DST Systems Inc. (NYSE:DST) – DST Systems, Inc. provides technology-based information processing and servicing solutions in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, and internationally. The company s Financial Services segment provides investor, investment, advisor/intermediary, and asset distribution services to companies in the financial services industry. This segment provides customers information processing solutions, such as tracking of purchases, redemptions, and exchanges and transfers of shares; maintaining investor identification and ownership records; reconciling cash and share activity; processing dividends; reporting sales; performing tax and other compliance functions; and providing information for printing of investor trade confirmations, statements, and year-end tax forms. Its Healthcare Services segment offers healthcare organizations a range of medical and pharmacy solutions for information processing, quality of care, cost management, and payment integrity needs; and healthcare solutions, including claims adjudication, benefit management, care management, business intelligence, and other ancillary services. The company s Investments and Other segment invests in equity securities, private equity investments, and other financial interests, as well as owns real estate joint ventures for lease. DST Systems, Inc. was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Kansas City, Missouri..
First Bancorp (NASDAQ:FBNC) – First Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for First Bank that provides banking products and services for individuals and small to medium-sized businesses primarily in North Carolina and northeastern South Carolina. It accepts deposit products, such as checking, savings, and money market accounts, as well as time deposits, including certificates of deposits and individual retirement accounts. The company also offers loans for a range of consumer and commercial purposes comprising loans for business, agriculture, real estate, personal uses, home improvement, and automobiles. In addition, it provides credit and debit cards, letters of credit, and safe deposit box rental services, as well as electronic funds transfer services consisting of wire transfers; and Internet and mobile banking, cash management, bank-by-phone services, and remote deposit capture services. Further, the company offers investment and insurance products, such as mutual funds, annuities, long-term care insurance, life insurance, and company retirement plans, as well as property and casualty insurance products; and financial planning services. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 88 branches, including 82 branches in North Carolina and 6 branches in South Carolina. The company was founded in 1934 and is headquartered in Southern Pines, North Carolina. First Bancorp is a subsidiary of Thomas H. Lee Partners, L.P..
First Merchants Corporation (NASDAQ:FRME) – First Merchants Corporation operates as the financial holding company for First Merchants Bank that provides community banking services. It accepts time, savings, and demand deposits; and provides consumer, commercial, agri-business, and real estate mortgage loans, as well as rents safe deposit facilities. The company also provides personal and corporate trust, full-service brokerage, corporate, letters of credit, and repurchase agreements services. In addition, it operates as a property, casualty, personal lines, and employee benefit insurance agency. The company operates 106 banking locations in 27 Indiana, 2 Illinois, and 2 Ohio counties. Its delivery channels include ATMs, check cards, remote deposit capture, interactive voice response systems, and Internet technology. The company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Muncie, Indiana..
Greene County Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:GCBC) – Greene County Bancorp, Inc. operates as a holding company for The Bank of Greene County that provides various financial services in New York. Its deposit products include savings, NOW accounts, money market accounts, certificates of deposit and non-interest bearing checking accounts, and individual retirement accounts. The company s loan portfolio consists of residential, construction and land, and multifamily loans, as well as one to four-family residential mortgage loans; commercial real estate mortgage loans; consumer loans, such as loans on new and used automobiles, personal loans, and home equity loans, as well as other consumer installment loans, including passbook loans, unsecured home improvement loans, recreational vehicle loans, and deposit account overdrafts; and commercial business loans. It operates a network of 13 full-service banking offices located in the Hudson Valley Region of New York State. The company was founded in 1889 and is headquartered in Catskill, New York. Greene County Bancorp, Inc. is a subsidiary of Greene County Bancorp, MHC..
Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE:SRG) – Seanergy Maritime Corp.
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