Insider Trading Trends in Mid-Cap Basic Materials Stocks

Wall St Watchdog reveals companies in the Basic Materials sector whose insiders have bought and sold shares over the previous six months.  The companies’ market capitalizations range from $500 million to $1 billion.

  • U.S. Gold Corporation (NYSE:UXG): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 6,213,670 shares and have sold -74,000 shares, for a net of 6,139,670 shares. The shares recently traded at $6.51 and its market capitalization is $887,520,000. About the company: US Gold Corporation explores for, develops, produces, and sells gold. The Company operates primarily in Nevada. For more analysis on our support levels and ranges for gold and silver, consider a free 14-day trial to our acclaimed Gold & Silver Investment Newsletter.
    Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (NYSE:SWM): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 221,190 shares and have sold -233,880 shares, for a net of -12,690 shares. The shares recently traded at $55.99 and its market capitalization is $982,112,300. About the company: Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. manufactures and sells fine papers to the tobacco industry. The Company also produces specialty paper products for use in other applications such as alkaline batteries, vacuum cleaner bags, business forms, and printing and packaging applications.
  • RTI International Metals, Inc. (NYSE:RTI): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 14,270 shares and have sold -5,340 shares, for a net of 8,930 shares. The shares recently traded at $31.54 and its market capitalization is $952,143,700. About the company: RTI International Metals, Inc., through subsidiaries, manufactures and distributes titanium and specialty metal mill products, extruded shapes, and engineered systems. The Company’s products are used for aerospace, industrial, and consumer applications.
  • EnPro Industries, Inc. (NYSE:NPO): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 61,300 shares and have sold -52,760 shares, for a net of 8,540 shares. The shares recently traded at $45.95 and its market capitalization is $949,826,700. About the company: EnPro Industries, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets proprietary engineered industrial products. The Company’s products include sealing products, metal polymer bearing products, air compressor systems and vacuum pumps, diesel and natural gas engines, and specialized tooling. EnPro sells its products to customers located around the world.
  • Kaman Corporation (NASDAQ:KAMN): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 72,180 shares and have sold -15,160 shares, for a net of 57,020 shares. The shares recently traded at $35.71 and its market capitalization is $938,049,000. About the company: Kaman Corporation and its subsidiaries serve government and commercial markets through its diversified technologies and distribution segments. The Company provides aircraft manufacturing, design and manufacture of advanced technology products and systems, and advanced technology services. Kaman also distributes industrial products, as well as distributes and manufactures music products.
  • LSB Industries, Inc. (NYSE:LXU): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 223,200 shares and have sold -853,630 shares, for a net of -630,430 shares. The shares recently traded at $40.45 and its market capitalization is $894,987,100. About the company: LSB Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells chemical products for the mining, agricultural, and industrial markets. The Company also manufactures and sells commercial and residential climate control products, as well as provides specialized engineering services and other activities.
  • Clearwater Paper Corp (NYSE:CLW): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 4,830 shares and have sold -0,540 shares, for a net of 4,290 shares. The shares recently traded at $75.24 and its market capitalization is $866,709,100. About the company: Clearwater Paper Corp. manufactures consumer tissue, bleached paperboard, and wood products. The Company supplies private label tissue to major retail grocery chains and produces bleached paperboard that is used by printers and packaging converters.
  • Calgon Carbon Corporation (NYSE:CCC): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 97,370 shares and have sold -13,860 shares, for a net of 83,510 shares. The shares recently traded at $15.04 and its market capitalization is $849,286,600. About the company: Calgon Carbon Corporation manufactures and markets products and services employed for separation, concentration, and purification of liquids and gases. The Company serves customers around the world in a variety of areas, including drinking water and wastewater treatment, environmental remediation, industrial process applications, chemical manufacturing, refining, and air purification.
  • Boise Inc. (NYSE:BZ): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 859,010 shares and have sold -1,688,550 shares, for a net of -829,540 shares. The shares recently traded at $6.90 and its market capitalization is $837,594,200. About the company: Boise, Inc. manufactures paper and packaging. The Company produces copy, commercial printing, newsprint, premium and specialty papers, and market pulp; and corrugated containers and containerboard.
  • RBC Bearings Incorporated (NASDAQ:ROLL): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 6,000 shares and have sold -42,390 shares, for a net of -36,390 shares. The shares recently traded at $38.13 and its market capitalization is $834,620,400. About the company: RBC Bearings Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a broad portfolio of bearing products, including precision plain, roller, and ball bearings.
  • Albany International Corp. (NYSE:AIN): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 159,690 shares and have sold -112,670 shares, for a net of 47,020 shares. The shares recently traded at $25.84 and its market capitalization is $807,677,300. About the company: Albany International Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets paper machine clothing. Paper machine clothing consists of large continuous belts of engineered fabrics that are installed on paper machines and carry the paper stock through each stage of the paper production process. The Company sells its products in the United States, Canada, and overseas.
  • Stepan Company (NYSE:SCL): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 87,590 shares and have sold -312,560 shares, for a net of -224,970 shares. The shares recently traded at $78.31 and its market capitalization is $795,889,300. About the company: Stepan Company and its subsidiaries produce specialty and intermediate chemicals which are sold to other manufacturers and then made into a variety of end products. The Company’s products include surfactants, polymers, and specialty products. Stepan’s customers include manufacturers of cleaning or washing compounds, paints, cosmetics, food and beverages, and other manufacturers.
  • Innospec Inc. (NASDAQ:IOSP): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 189,490 shares and have sold -713,820 shares, for a net of -524,330 shares. The shares recently traded at $32.18 and its market capitalization is $762,694,000. About the company: Innospec, Inc. manufactures fuel specialties, performance chemicals, and octane additives. The Company produces fuel specialties that improve efficiency, boost engine performance, and reduce emissions; chemicals used in personal care products, household detergents, and by the plastics, paper, metal plating and oil industries; and tetra ethyl lead octane additive.
  • Koppers Holdings Inc. (NYSE:KOP): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 35,850 shares and have sold -50,160 shares, for a net of -14,310 shares. The shares recently traded at $37.00 and its market capitalization is $762,312,800. About the company: Koppers Holdings, Inc. manufactures carbon compounds and wood treatments. The Company distills coal tar into carbon pitch, creosote and phthalic anhydride, which are used to produce aluminum, plasticizers and specialty chemicals, and pressure treat wood. Koppers also manufactures railroad ties.
  • Haynes International, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAYN): Over the past six months, insiders have bought 27,330 shares and have sold -35,050 shares, for a net of -7,720 shares. The shares recently traded at $61.94 and its market capitalization is $755,875,200. About the company: Haynes International, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets high performance alloys, primarily for use in the aerospace and chemical processing industries.

(Note: Selected financial data are sourced from screener.co.  All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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