May 12, 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. Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG), Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI), Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (NYSE:TEP) 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.
ACTG Acacia Research Corporation Graziadio, G Louis L III D 10,419 87 17.3% 5
CODI Compass Diversified Holdings Sabo, Elias J UT 30,000 91 10.1% 20
TEP Tallgrass Energy Partners LP Dehaemers, David G Jr CEO 26,016 90 13.8% 8
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.
Acacia Research Corporation (NASDAQ:ACTG) – Acacia Research Corporation, through its subsidiaries, invests in, develops, licenses, and enforces patented technologies in the United States. It assists patent owners with the prosecution and development of their patent portfolios; the protection of their patented inventions from unauthorized use; the generation of licensing revenue from users of their patented technologies; and enforcement against unauthorized users of their patented technologies through the filing of patent infringement litigation. The company owns or controls the rights to various patent portfolios, which include the United States patents and foreign counterparts covering technologies used in various industries. It has approximately 1,530 license agreements and 192 patent portfolio licensing and enforcement programs. Acacia Research Corporation was founded in 1992 and is headquartered in Newport Beach, California..
Compass Diversified Holdings (NYSE:CODI) – Compass Diversified Holdings LLC is a private equity firm specializing in acquisitions, buyouts, and middle market investments. It seeks to invest in manufacturing, distribution, consumer products, and business services sectors. The firm prefers to invest in companies based in North America. It seeks to invest between $100 million and $500 million in transaction size between $75 million and $500 million in companies with cash flows between $10 million and $450 million, enterprise values between $100 million and $500 million, and an EBITDA between $10 million and $50 million. It seeks to acquire controlling ownership interests in its portfolio companies and can also make additional platform acquisitions. The firm invests through its balance sheet and typically holds investments between five to seven years. Compass Diversified Holdings LLC was founded in 2005 and is based in Westport, Connecticut with an additional office in Irvine, California..
Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (NYSE:TEP) – .
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