|AFSI, ATRA, LMNR, HDP, CNK, PRO, Expected to Trade Lower After Bearish Insider Trading|
|[ Release Date: 03/20/2017 04:45 PDT ]
March 20, 2017 / M2 PRESSWIRE / BUYINS.NET / http://www.squeezetrigger.com is monitoring top insider trading patterns and these stocks are the most likely to trade Lower in the next 6 months. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI), Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA), Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR), Hortonworks Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP), Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CNK), PROS Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PRO) are all expected to go Lower as Sell 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 Lower 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.
AFSI AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. Ungar, Stephen B. GC 5,000 87 -5.2% 16
ATRA Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. Haqq, Christopher O 6,000 98 -33.0% 10
LMNR Limoneira Co Michaelis, Ronald L D 3,000 77 -5.3% 32
HDP Hortonworks Inc. Davidson, Scott J CFO 18,384 80 -32.5% 3
CNK Cinemark Holdings Inc. Cavalier, Michael D GC 13,055 75 -8.4% 6
PRO PROS Holdings Inc. Reiner, Andres D CEO 50,000 78 -10.6% 3
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.
AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. (NASDAQ:AFSI) - AmTrust Financial Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, underwrites and provides property and casualty insurance in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Small Commercial Business; Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty; and Specialty Program. The Small Commercial Business segment offers workers compensation insurance products; and commercial package insurance products, such as commercial property, general liability, inland marine, automobile, and umbrella coverage, as well as other property and casualty insurance products to small businesses. The Specialty Risk and Extended Warranty segment provides coverage for consumer and commercial goods; custom designed coverages, such as accidental damage plans and payment protection plans; and coverage for niche property and casualty risks, as well as specialty liability risks comprising general liability, employers liability, and professional and medical liability. This segment also serves as a third party administrator to provide claims handling and call center services to the consumer products and automotive industries. The Specialty Program segment provides workers compensation, general liability, commercial auto liability, property coverage, excess and surplus lines programs, and other specialty commercial property and casualty insurance products to small and middle market companies. The company also provides reinsurance services primarily for personal and commercial automotive business. AmTrust Financial Services, Inc. distributes its policies through a network of retail and wholesale agents, as well as through third-party brokers, agents, retailers, or administrators. The company was founded in 1998 and is based in New York, New York..
Atara Biotherapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ:ATRA) - ATRATECH INC.
Limoneira Co (NASDAQ:LMNR) - Limoneira Company operates as an agribusiness and real estate development company in the United States and internationally. The company operates through four segments: Lemon Operations, Other Agribusiness, Rental Operations, and Real Estate Development. The Lemon Operations segment grows, processes, packs, markets, and sells lemons directly to food service, wholesale, and retail customers, as well as packs lemons grown by others. It has approximately 4,600 acres of lemons planted primarily in Ventura and Tulare Counties in California and in Yuma County, Arizona. The Other Agribusiness segment grows avocado; oranges; and specialty citrus and other crops, including Moro blood oranges, Cara Cara oranges, Minneola tangelos, Star Ruby grapefruit, pummelos, pistachios, olives, and wine grapes. This segment has approximately 1,000 acres of avocados planted in Ventura County; 1,400 acres of oranges planted in Tulare County, California; and approximately 900 acres of specialty citrus and other crops. The Rental Operations segment rents residential housing units; and commercial properties, such as office buildings and a multi-use facility consisting of a retail convenience store, gas station, car wash, and quick-serve restaurant, as well as leases approximately 500 acres of its land to third-party agricultural tenants. It is also involved in organic recycling operations. The Real Estate Development segment develops parcels, multi-family housing, and single-family homes. Limoneira Company was founded in 1893 and is headquartered in Santa Paula, California..
Hortonworks Inc. (NASDAQ:HDP) - HD PTRS ACQUISITION.
Cinemark Holdings Inc. (NYSE:CNK) - Cinemark Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the motion picture exhibition business. It operates theatres in the United States, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Peru, Ecuador, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Guatemala, Bolivia, Curacao, and Paraguay. As of December 31, 2016, the company operated 526 theatres and 5,903 screens. Cinemark Holdings, Inc. was incorporated in 2006 and is headquartered in Plano, Texas..
PROS Holdings Inc. (NYSE:PRO) - PROS Holdings, Inc. provides revenue and profit realization software solutions worldwide. Its solutions allow customers to experience revenue growth, sustained profitability, and modernized business processes across a range of industries, including manufacturing, distribution, services, and travel. The company offers SellingPRO solutions, which include configuration, quoting, and eCommerce capabilities with data science; and PricingPRO solutions that provides pricing recommendations services, as well as controls pricing execution. It also provides a set of integrated revenue management software solutions that enable enterprises in the travel industry, including the airline, hotel, and cruise industries to drive revenue and profit-maximizing business strategies through the application of forecasting, optimization technologies, and decision-support capabilities consisting of PROS Revenue Management, PROS O&D, PROS Real-Time Dynamic Pricing, PROS PAV, PROS Group Sales Optimizer, PROS Analytics for Airlines, PROS Network Revenue Planning, PROS Cruise Pricing and Revenue Management, and PROS Hotel Revenue Management. In addition, the company offers implementation and configuration, consulting, training, and maintenance and support, as well as software-as-a-service and cloud-based services. It markets and sells its software solutions primarily through its direct global sales force, as well as indirectly through resellers and systems integrators. PROS Holdings, Inc. was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas..
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