Jan 03, 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. Lakeland Financial Corp (NASDAQ:LKFN), CARMIKE CINEMAS, INC. (NASDAQ:CKEC) 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.
LKFN Lakeland Financial Corp NIEMIER CHARLES E D 596 77 4.0% 56
CKEC CARMIKE CINEMAS, INC. ELLIS DANIEL E GC 137 98 49.0% 17
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.
Lakeland Financial Corp (NASDAQ:LKFN) - Lakeland Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for Lake City Bank that provides various commercial and retail banking, wealth advisory, and investment management services in Indiana. The company accepts checking accounts, savings accounts, time deposits, certificates of deposit, money market accounts, and health savings accounts. It provides commercial, real estate, and agricultural loans; direct and indirect consumer loans; and commercial and residential real estate mortgage loans, as well as home equity lines of credit and retail installment loans, including indirect automotive financing. In addition, the company offers retail and merchant credit card services, corporate treasury management services, retirement services, bond administration, safe deposit box services, and trust and brokerage services, as well as involves in the sale of securities under agreements to repurchase. Further, it provides retail brokerage services, including various financial and investment products, such as annuities and life insurance; and Internet business banking and on-line treasury management services. As of October 25, 2011, it had 43 branches in Kosciusko, Elkhart, Allen, St. Joseph, DeKalb, Fulton, Huntington, LaGrange, Marshall, Noble, Pulaski, and Whitley counties of northern Indiana, as well as a loan production office in Indianapolis, Indiana. The company was founded in 1872 and is headquartered in Warsaw, Indiana..
CARMIKE CINEMAS, INC. (NASDAQ:CKEC) - Carmike Cinemas, Inc. operates as a digital cinema and 3D motion picture exhibitor in the United States. It operates theatres that show films on a first-run basis; and discount theatres. The company serves small to mid-size non-urban markets. As of September 30, 2012, it had 232 theatres with 2,242 screens in 35 states. The company was founded in 1982 and is headquartered in Columbus, Georgia..
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