Disclosure NewswireTMiCrowdNewswire - May 8, 2017
May 8, 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. FNB Bancorp (NASDAQ:FNBG), Sonic Automotive Inc. (NYSE:SAH), Heska Corporation (NASDAQ:HSKA), Bank of South Carolina Corp. (NASDAQ:BKSC) 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.
FNBG FNB Bancorp Curtis, David A CFO 20 96 22.3% 9
SAH Sonic Automotive Inc. Smith, Ollen Bruton H 19,273 85 26.7% 6
HSKA Heska Corporation Riley, Sharon L D 1,000 83 25.3% 4
BKSC Bank of South Carolina Corp. Walpole, Eugene H. IV CFO 14 90 19.9% 4
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.
FNB Bancorp (NASDAQ:FNBG) – FNB Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for First National Bank of Northern California that provides business and commercial banking services for individuals and small to mid-sized businesses. The company offers personal and business checking and savings accounts, including individual interest-bearing negotiable orders of withdrawal, money market accounts and/or accounts combining checking and savings accounts with automatic transfer capabilities, IRA accounts, time certificates of deposit, direct deposit services, and computer cash management with access through the Internet. It also provides commercial, construction, accounts receivable, inventory, automobile, home improvement, residential and commercial real estate, small business administration, office equipment, leasehold improvement, and consumer loans, as well as overdraft protection and lines of credit, standby letters of credit, and home equity lines. In addition, the company offers business financial products with specialized services, such as courier, appointment banking, and business Internet banking; travelers checks and cashier s checks; and automated teller machine and other customary commercial banking services. It operates through 12 banking offices in the cities of Daly City, South San Francisco, Millbrae, Pacifica, Half Moon Bay, San Mateo, Redwood City, Pescadero, San Francisco, and Sunnyvale. FNB Bancorp was founded in 1963 and is based in South San Francisco, California..
Sonic Automotive Inc. (NYSE:SAH) – Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. It operates in two segments, Franchised Dealerships and EchoPark. The Franchised Dealerships segment is involved in the sale of new and used cars and light trucks, and replacement parts; provision of vehicle maintenance, manufacturer warranty repairs, and paint and collision repair services; and arrangement of extended warranties, service contracts, financing, insurance, and other aftermarket products. The EchoPark segment operates stand-alone pre-owned specialty retail locations, which enable customers to search, buy, service, finance, and sell pre-owned vehicles. As of December 31, 2016, the company operated 116 franchises in 13 states representing 25 different brands of cars and light trucks; 18 collision repair centers; 107 franchised dealership stores; and 5 EchoPark stores. Sonic Automotive, Inc. was founded in 1997 and is based in Charlotte, North Carolina..
Heska Corporation (NASDAQ:HSKA) – Heska Corporation develops, manufactures, and markets advanced veterinary diagnostic and specialty products for canine and feline healthcare markets in the United States, Canada, Europe, and internationally. It operates through two segments, Core Companion Animal Health; and Other Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals and Products. The Core Companion Animal Health segment offers Element DC and DRI-CHEM 7000 veterinary chemistry analyzers for blood chemistry and electrolyte analysis; HT5 and HEMATRUE veterinary hematology analyzers to measure white and red blood cell count, platelet count, and hemoglobin levels in animals; Element POC blood gas and electrolyte analyzers; Element i immunodiagnostic analyzers; and IV pumps. This segment also provides veterinary imaging instruments and services, such as digital radiography solutions and ultrasound systems, as well as sells mobile digital radiography products; point-of-care heartworm diagnostic test products for dogs and cats; TRI-HEART Plus Chewable Tablets for the preventive treatment of canine heartworm infection, and treatment and control of ascarid and hookworm infections; and allergy products and services, including ALLERCEPT definitive allergen panels. The Other Vaccines, Pharmaceuticals and Products segment offers bovine vaccines; biological and pharmaceutical products for other animal health companies; and various turnkey services comprising research, licensing, production, labeling, and packaging, as well as provides validation support and distribution services. The company sells its products to veterinarians through a field organization, a telephone sales force, and independent third-party distributors, as well as trade shows, print advertising, and other distribution relationships. The company was formerly known as Paravax, Inc. and changed its name to Heska Corporation in 1995. Heska Corporation was founded in 1988 and is headquartered in Loveland, Colorado..
Bank of South Carolina Corp. (NASDAQ:BKSC) – Bank of South Carolina Corporation operates as the holding company for The Bank of South Carolina that provides commercial banking services to individuals, professionals, and small and middle market businesses in South Carolina. The company offers a range of deposit products, including non-interest bearing accounts, NOW accounts, money market accounts, time deposits, and savings accounts, as well as certificates of deposit. It also provides commercial real estate loans, one-to-four-family residential mortgage loans, commercial business loans, construction loans, consumer loans, and home equity loans and lines of credit. It operates four banking house locations in Charleston, Summerville, and Mt. Pleasant in South Carolina. Bank of South Carolina Corporation was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina..
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