TRST, ESBF, MLP, DWCH, IHC, Expected to Trade Higher After Bullish Insider Trading
Mar 22, 2013 (M2 PRESSWIRE via COMTEX) --
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. TrustCo Bank Corp N Y (NASDAQ:TRST), ESB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ESBF), Maui Land And Pineapple Co Inc (NYSE:MLP), Datawatch Corp (NASDAQ:DWCH), Independence Holding Co (NYSE:IHC) 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.
TRST TrustCo Bank Corp N Y MCCORMICK ROBERT J CEO 4,642 80 7.1% 17
ESBF ESB Financial Corp SALSGIVER WILLIAM B D 7,250 77 6.5% 20
MLP Maui Land And Pineapple Co Inc CASE STEPHEN M DO 1,300 94 30.3% 17
DWCH Datawatch Corp MAHONEY DAVID C D 5,000 98 87.8% 14
IHC Independence Holding Co KETTIG DAVID THOMAS CO 300 76 14.3% 7
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.
TrustCo Bank Corp N Y (NASDAQ:TRST) - TrustCo Bank Corp NY operates as the holding company for Trustco Bank that provides personal and business banking services to individuals, partnerships, and corporations. The company accepts deposits, including savings accounts, time deposits, interest bearing checking accounts, money market deposits, and demand deposits. It also provides commercial real estate loans and other commercial loans; residential real estate loans, including first mortgages, home equity loans, and home equity lines of credit; and other consumer loans, such as installment loans and personal lines of credit. The company, through its subsidiary, Trustco Realty Corp., operates as a real estate investment trust that acquires, holds, and manages real estate mortgage assets, including residential mortgage loans and mortgage-backed securities. In addition, TrustCo Bank Corp NY provides asset and wealth management; estate planning and related advice; and custodial services, as well as acts as trustee for personal trusts, employee benefit plans, and corporate pension and profit sharing trusts. As of August 21, 2012, it operated 138 offices in New York, Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and Vermont. TrustCo Bank Corp NY was founded in 1902 and is headquartered in Glenville, New York..
ESB Financial Corp (NASDAQ:ESBF) - ESB Financial Corporation operates as a thrift holding company for ESB Bank that provides retail and commercial financial products and services in western Pennsylvania. Its deposit products include regular savings accounts, checking and money market accounts, and certificate accounts, as well as NOW and passbook account deposits, non-interest bearing deposits, and time deposits. The company also offers single- and multi-family residential mortgage loans; construction loans; commercial real estate loans; commercial business loans, including credit cards; and consumer loans, such as loans secured by deposit accounts, home improvement loans, education loans, automobile loans, home equity loans, and secured and unsecured personal loans. In addition, ESB Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, issues trust preferred securities to the public; and provides residential and commercial loan closing, and title insurance services. Further, the company engages in the real estate development and construction of 1-4 family residential units. As of December 31, 2011, it operated 25 offices in Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, and Lawrence counties in western Pennsylvania. ESB Financial Corporation was founded in 1915 and is headquartered in Ellwood City, Pennsylvania..
Maui Land And Pineapple Co Inc (NYSE:MLP) - Maui Land & Pineapple Company, Inc. develops, sells, and manages residential, resort, commercial, and industrial real estate properties. It owns approximately 23,400 acres of land on Maui; and manages properties, utilities, and a nature preserve at the Kapalua Resort. The company was founded in 1909 and is based in Lahaina, Hawaii..
Datawatch Corp (NASDAQ:DWCH) - Datawatch Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and supports business computer software for the information optimization and business service management markets worldwide. It enables organizations to integrate structured, unstructured, and semi-structured sources, such as reports, machine data, PDF files, HTML, and EDI streams into these applications to provide a 360 degree perspective of the issues and opportunities that exist in their businesses. The company s products include Monarch, a desktop reporting and data analysis application that allows users to extract and manipulate data from ASCII report, PDF, or HTML files; Datawatch Data Pump, a data replication and migration tool, which offers a shortcut for populating and refreshing data marts and data warehouses, migrating legacy data into new applications, and providing automated delivery of reports in various formats; and Datawatch Enterprise Server that provides Web-enabled report storage, transformation, and distribution. It also offers Datawatch RMS, a Web-based report analytics solution, which integrates existing enterprise content management system; Datawatch Report Manager on Demand, a system for document capture, archiving, and online presentation; Datawatch Dashboards, an interactive dashboard solution that provides a visual overview of operational performance, as well as the ability to monitor specific business processes and events; iMergence, an enterprise report mining system; Visual QSM, an Internet-enabled IT service management solution with workflow and network management capabilities and provides Web access to multiple databases; and Visual Help Desk, a Web-based help desk and call center solution. The company sells its products through direct sales force, value added resellers, and distributors. The company has a strategic alliance with Radius Financial Compliance Group for information integration. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Chelmsford, Massachusetts..
Independence Holding Co (NYSE:IHC) - Independence Holding Company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the life and health insurance business in the United States, the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and Puerto Rico. Its products include medical stop-loss insurance that provides coverage to public and private entities, which elect to self-insure their employees' medical coverage; group major medical insurance, a fully insured medical coverage that is designed to work with health reimbursement accounts and health savings accounts; short-term medical products that are designed for people with transient needs for health coverage; dental plans that include indemnity and preferred provider organization plans for employer groups of two or more lives and for individuals within affinity groups; and vision plans that offer a flat reimbursement amount for exams and materials. The company also provides medical plans for individuals and families that include CDHP products; hospital income plans that are offered as a supplement to a major medical insurance and as a practical solution for uninsured consumers; limited medical policy that provides health coverage to hourly, part-time, and/or seasonal employees; ancillary benefit plans; final expense life policy, a whole life product for 50 to 85 years old people; group long-term and short-term disability products to employers that provide benefit to their employees; New York short-term disability plan that offers temporary cash payments to replace wages lost; group term life products, including group term life, accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D), supplemental life and supplemental AD&D, and dependent life products; and individual life and annuity products. The company markets its products through independent and affiliated brokers, producers, and agents. Independence Holding Company was founded in 1980 and is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut. Independence Holding Co. operates as a subsidiary of Geneve Holdings, Inc..
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