|KFS, ED, MCC, BBSI, JCS, CNBKA, Expected to Trade Higher After Bullish Insider Trading|
|[ Release Date: 03/20/2017 04:46 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 Higher in the next 6 months. Kingsway Financial Services Inc. (NYSE:KFS), Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED), Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC), Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI), Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS), Century Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:CNBKA) 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 366 84 7.1% 71
ED Consolidated Edison Inc. Mcavoy, John CEO 27 86 5.7% 34
MCC Medley Capital Corporation Taube, Brook CEO 42,800 86 10.2% 8
BBSI Barrett Business Services Inc. Carley, Thomas J D 3,002 97 48.4% 10
JCS Communications Systems Inc. Sampson, Curtis Allen D 2,200 78 10.3% 33
CNBKA Century Bancorp Inc. Filler, James Jay B 400 97 10.5% 73
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 in two segments, Insurance Underwriting and Insurance Services. 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 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..
Consolidated Edison Inc. (NYSE:ED) - Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. The company offers electric services to approximately 3.4 million customers in New York City and Westchester County; gas to approximately 1.1 million customers in Manhattan, the Bronx, parts of Queens, and Westchester County; and steam to approximately 1,649 customers in parts of Manhattan. It also supplies electricity to approximately 0.3 million customers in southeastern New York, and northern New Jersey; and gas to approximately 0.1 million customers in southeastern New York. The company operates 532 circuit miles of transmission lines; 15 transmission substations; 62 distribution substations; 85,514 in-service line transformers; 3,913 pole miles of overhead distribution lines; and 1,764 miles of underground distribution lines, as well as 1,865 miles of mains and 104,748 service lines for natural gas distribution. In addition, it owns, operates, and develops renewable and energy infrastructure projects; and provides energy-related products and services to wholesale and retail customers, as well as invests in electric and gas transmission projects. It primarily sells electricity to industrial, commercial, residential, and governmental customers. Consolidated Edison, Inc. was founded in 1884 and is based in New York, New York..
Medley Capital Corporation (NYSE:MCC) - Medley Capital Corporation is a business development company. The fund seeks to invest in privately negotiated debt and equity securities of small and middle market companies. It primarily invests in the following sectors: business services; buildings and real estate; automobile; oil and gas; aerospace and defense; home and office furnishings, housewares, and durable consumer products; healthcare, education and childcare; personal, food, and miscellaneous services; retail stores, diversified or conglomerate manufacturing; telecommunications; mining, steel, iron, and non-precious metals; leisure, amusement, motion pictures, and entertainment; chemicals, plastics, and rubber; finance; personal and nondurable consumer products (manufacturing only); beverage, food, and tobacco; containers, packaging, and glass; structure finance securities; machinery (non-agriculture, non-construction, non-electric); diversified or conglomerate service; restaurant and franchise; electronics; and cargo transport. The fund seeks to invest in companies located in North America. The fund targets private debt transactions in companies with enterprise values or asset values between $25 million and $250 million. The fund seeks to invest in companies with debt investment values between $10 million and $50 million. It exits its investments between three years and seven years; it holds most of its investments to maturity or repayment, but may realize or sell some investments earlier. The fund may take a board seat on its investee companies and can also offer managerial assistance to certain portfolio companies. It structures its investments as first lien senior secured loans, second lien senior secured loans, senior secured notes, senior subordinated notes, subordinate notes, unitranche loans, and seeks warrants or other equity participation. The fund may co-invest in privately negotiated transactions under certain conditions..
Barrett Business Services Inc. (NASDAQ:BBSI) - Barrett Business Services, Inc. provides business management solutions for small and medium-sized companies in the United States. The company has management platform that integrates a knowledge-based approach from the management consulting industry with tools from the human resource outsourcing industry. It offers professional employer services, under which it enters into a client services agreement to establish a co-employment relationship with each client company, assuming responsibility for payroll, payroll taxes, workers compensation coverage, and certain other administration functions for the client s existing workforce. The company also provides staffing and recruiting services, such as on-demand or short-term staffing assignments, contract staffing, direct placement, long-term or indefinite-term on-site management. It serves electronics manufacturers, various light-manufacturing industries, agriculture-based companies, transportation and shipping enterprises, food processors, telecommunications companies, public utilities, general contractors in various construction-related fields, and professional services firms. Barrett Business Services, Inc. was founded in 1965 and is headquartered in Vancouver, Washington..
Communications Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:JCS) - Communications Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells connectivity infrastructure products, core media and rate conversion products, and IT solutions primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company operates in three segments: Suttle, Transition Networks, and JDL Technologies. The Suttle segment provides wired and wireless gigabit connectivity for home and small office structured distribution under the MediaMAX brand name; copper and fiber connectivity systems, enclosure systems, network interface devices (NIDs), splitters, and active technologies for voice, data, and video communications under the FutureLink brand name; and connectivity solutions for telephony and broadband deployments under the SpeedStar and Corroshield brand name. This segment serves telephone companies, electrical/low-voltage contractors, home builders, cable customers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) directly, as well as through distributors. The Transition Networks segment designs, assembles, and markets media converters, NIDs, network interface cards, Ethernet switches, small form factor pluggable modules, and other connectivity products under the Transition Networks and MILAN brand names. This segment sells its products through distributors, resellers, integrators, OEMs, and directly to the federal government, enterprise, service provider, industrial, and surveillance markets. The JDL Technologies segment offers information technology (IT) solutions, including IT service and support management; network design, deployment, and integration; cloud, hosted, and virtualization services; and network operations center management services. This segment serves education, healthcare, and commercial markets. Communications Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota..
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 s loan products include single-family and multi-family residential, municipal, commercial and residential real estate, consumer, construction, and land development loans. 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. The company offers its services through a network of 27 banking offices. Century Bancorp, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Medford, Massachusetts..
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