May 18, 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), Old Point Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:OPOF), Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:NWFL), Entercom Communications Corporation (NYSE:ETM), Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC), UMH Properties Inc. (NYSE:UMH) 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. Swets, Larry Gene Jr. CEO 334 82 6.8% 75
OPOF Old Point Financial Corporation Shuford, Robert F. Jr. CEO 9 75 3.1% 95
NWFL Norwood Financial Corp. Adams, Joseph W D 700 76 16.9% 4
ETM Entercom Communications Corporation Field, Joseph M CB 68,616 100 142.3% 19
ADC Agree Realty Corporation Rubenfaer, William S D 2,500 85 13.2% 6
UMH UMH Properties Inc. Hirsch, Matthew I D 635 91 26.9% 5
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..
Old Point Financial Corporation (NASDAQ:OPOF) – Old Point Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for The Old Point National Bank of Phoebus that provides consumer, mortgage, and business banking services for individual, retail, and commercial customers. The company offers deposit products, including interest-bearing transaction accounts, money market deposit accounts, savings accounts, time deposits, and demand deposits. It also provides real estate construction and real estate mortgage loans, such as residential 1-4 family mortgages, commercial real estate loans, second mortgages, and equity lines of credit; and other loans, as well as cash management services. In addition, the company, through its other subsidiary, Old Point Trust & Financial Services, N.A., provides wealth management services, which include retirement planning, estate planning, financial planning, estate and trust administration, retirement plan administration, tax services, and investment management services. As of December 31, 2016, it operated 18 branches serving the Hampton Roads localities of Chesapeake, Hampton, Isle of Wight County, Newport News, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg/James City County, and York County. The company was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Hampton, Virginia..
Norwood Financial Corp. (NASDAQ:NWFL) – Norwood Financial Corp. operates as the bank holding company for Wayne Bank that provides various banking products and services. It accepts a range of deposit products, such as interest-bearing and noninterest-bearing transaction accounts, statement savings and money market accounts, and certificate of deposits. The company also offers various loans, which include commercial loans comprising lines of credit, revolving credit, term loans, mortgages, secured lending products, and letter of credit facilities; construction loans for commercial construction projects and single-family residences; land loans; consumer loans; mortgage lending to finance principal residences and second home dwellings; and indirect dealer financing of new and used automobiles, boats, and recreational vehicles. In addition, it provides investment securities services; and cash management, direct deposit, remote deposit capture, automated clearing house, trust, investment products, title and real estate settlement, and Internet and mobile banking services. Further, the company is involved in annuity and mutual fund sales; and discount brokerage activities, as well as operates as an insurance agency. It serves consumers, businesses, nonprofit organizations, and municipalities. As of March 30, 2017, it operated 14 offices in Northeastern Pennsylvania; and 12 offices in Delaware and Sullivan Counties, New York. The company also operates 28 automated teller machines. The company was founded in 1870 and is based in Honesdale, Pennsylvania..
Entercom Communications Corporation (NYSE:ETM) – Entercom Communications Corp. operates as a radio broadcasting company in the United States. The company owns and operates radio stations in various formats, such as news, sports, talk, classic rock, urban, adult contemporary, alternative, country, and others. As of February 22, 2017, it had 126 stations in 28 markets. Entercom Communications Corp. was founded in 1968 and is based in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania..
Agree Realty Corporation (NYSE:ADC) – Agree Realty Corporation, a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, development, acquisition, and management of retail properties, which are primarily leased to national and regional retail companies in the United States. As of December 31, 2009, its portfolio consisted of 73 properties, including 61 freestanding net leased properties and 12 community shopping centers located in 16 states containing approximately 3.5 million square feet of gross leasable area. The company has elected to be treated as a REIT under the Internal Revenue Code. As a REIT, the company is not subject to federal income tax to the extent that it distributes at least 90% of its taxable income to its stockholders. Agree Realty Corporation was founded in 1971 and is headquartered in Farmington Hills, Michigan..
UMH Properties Inc. (NYSE:UMH) – UMH Properties, Inc. (UMH) is a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the ownership and operation of manufactured home communities. It leases manufactured home spaces to private manufactured home owners, as well as leases homes to residents. The firm invests in the real estate markets of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Tennessee. In addition, it invests in debt and equity securities of REITs. United Mobile Homes was incorporated in 1968. The company was formerly known as United Mobile Homes, Inc. UMH Properties is based in Freehold, New Jersey..
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