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. Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS), Unifi Inc. (NYSE:UFI), Taitron Components Incorporated (NASDAQ:TAIT), iPass Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAS), Century Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CNBKA), 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.
KFS Kingsway Financial Services Inc. Stilwell, Joseph David DO 2,000 99 36.0% 16
UFI Unifi Inc. Langone, Kenneth G D 25,000 99 23.2% 32
TAIT Taitron Components Incorporated Wang, Stewart CEO 76,000 90 8.0% 66
IPAS iPass Inc. Griffiths, Gary Alan CEO 5,000 88 13.5% 12
CNBKA Century Bancorp Inc. Sloane, Barry R CEO 1 93 7.9% 133
BKSC Bank of South Carolina Corp. Hassell, Fleetwood S P 3,600 89 7.0% 51
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.
Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS) – Kingsway Financial Services Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance products in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Insurance Underwriting, Insurance Services, and Leased Real Estate. The Insurance Underwriting segment offers various automobile insurance products, including liability insurance that covers claims against its insured s responsible for automobile accidents; accident benefit policies or personal injury protection policies that provide coverage for loss of income, medical, and rehabilitation expenses for insured persons who are injured in an automobile accident; and physical damage policies, which cover damages to an insured automobile arising from a collision with another object, as well as from other risks, such as fire or theft. The Insurance Services segment markets and administers vehicle service agreements and related products for new and used automobiles. This segment also markets and distributes warranty products to manufacturers, distributors, and installers of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, standby generator, commercial LED lighting, and refrigeration equipment; and equipment breakdown and maintenance support services to companies. The Leased Real Estate segment owns the Real Property, which is subject to a long-term triple net lease agreement. The company offers its products and services to credit unions, consumers, and businesses through a network of independent agencies. Kingsway Financial Services Inc. was founded in 1989 and is based in Toronto, Canada..
Unifi Inc. (NYSE:UFI) – Unifi, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells polyester and nylon yarns in the United States, Brazil, and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Polyester, Nylon, and International. The Polyester segment manufactures polyester polymer bead, partially oriented, textured, dyed, twisted, beamed, and draw wound yarns to other yarn manufacturers, and knitters and weavers that produce yarn and/or fabric for the apparel, hosiery, automotive upholstery, home furnishings, industrial, and other end-use markets. The Nylon segment manufactures textured, solution dyed, and spandex covered yarns to knitters and weavers that produce fabric primarily for the apparel and hosiery markets. The International segment provides textured polyester, and various types of resale yarns and staple fibers to knitters and weavers that produce fabric for the apparel, automotive upholstery, home furnishings, industrial, and other end-use markets. The company sells its products through its sales force and independent sales agents under the brand names REPREVE, Sorbtek, Reflexx, aio, Augusta, and A.M.Y. Unifi, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina..
Taitron Components Incorporated (NASDAQ:TAIT) – Taitron Components Incorporated operates as a distributor of brand name electronic components, and supplier of original designed and manufactured (ODM) electronic components. It distributes discrete semiconductors, including transistors, diodes, rectifiers, and bridges; optoelectronic devices, such as LEDs, infrared sensors, and opto couplers; and passive components consisting of resistors, capacitors, and inductors, as well as commodity integrated circuits. The company also provides ODM components, which are manufactured electronic components based on its own engineering specifications under the TCI private label brand through manufacturing partners. In addition, it offers value-added engineering and turn-key services focusing on providing contract electronic manufacturers (CEMs) and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) with ODM services for their turn-key projects. The company serves smaller and medium-sized distributors, CEMs, and OEMs in the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Taiwan, China, Canada, and internationally. Taitron Components Incorporated has strategic alliances with Teamforce Co. Ltd.; Grand Shine Management Limited; and Zowie Technology Corporation. The company was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Valencia, California..
iPass Inc. (NASDAQ:IPAS) – iPass Inc. provides mobile connectivity that enables Wi-Fi access on various mobile devices in the United States and internationally. The company offers mobile connectivity services that provide cloud-based solution allowing customers and their users access to its Wi-Fi network to stay connected to the people and information. It offers business to business mobile connectivity solutions to large and small enterprises, as well as to strategic partnerships comprising original equipment manufacturers, loyalty programs, software product and service providers, and communication companies; and iPass SmartConnect that takes the guesswork out of Wi-Fi automatically connecting customers to the hotspot for their needs. The company operates hotspots in approximately 120 countries at airports, hotels, train stations, convention centers, outdoor venues, inflight, and others. iPass Inc. sells its services directly through its global sales force, as well as through reseller and strategic partners. iPass Inc. was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Redwood Shores, California..
Century Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CNBKA) – Century Bancorp, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company that provides banking products and services. It accepts savings accounts, NOW accounts, demand deposits, time deposits, and money market accounts, as well as cash management accounts. The company offers single-family and multi-family residential loans, municipal loans, commercial and residential real estate loans, and various consumer loans, as well as provides loans for the construction of residential homes, multi-family properties, commercial real estate properties, and land development. It also provides automated lockbox collection, cash management, and account reconciliation services to corporate and institutional customers, as well as to the municipal market; and securities brokerage services. It serves commercial enterprises, state and local governments and agencies, non-profit organizations, and individuals in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York. As of January 17, 2017, the company operated 27 full-service branches in the Greater Boston area. Century Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Medford, Massachusetts..
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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