Stock Message Boards
Market News Video
MNV MNV Model Portfolios ChartZero
Free Dividend Report - Top Ranked Stocks

Featured MNV Articles:

BB&T Corp. Becomes #239 Most Shorted S&P 500 Component, Replacing Entergy Corp.
Friday, October 25, 2:39 PM ET, by Market News Video Staff

The most recent short interest data has been released by the NASDAQ for the 10/15/2013 ...

Notable ETF Outflow Detected - IAT, PNC, BBT, STI
Thursday, October 31, 11:21 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

Symbols mentioned in this story: IAT, PNC, BBT, STI Exchange traded funds (ETFs) trade just ...

Ex-Dividend Reminder: Pfizer Inc, BB&T Corp. and Investors Bancorp Inc
Monday, November 4, 10:04 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

On 11/6/13, Pfizer Inc (PFE), BB&T Corp. (BBT), and Investors Bancorp Inc (ISBC) will all ...

January 2016 Options Now Available For BB&T Corp. (BBT)
Monday, November 11, 12:17 PM ET, by Market News Video Staff

Investors in BB&T Corp. (BBT) saw new options begin trading today, for the January 2016 ...

BB&T Corp. Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for BBT
Wednesday, November 13, 11:03 AM ET, by Market News Video Staff

In trading on Wednesday, shares of BB&T Corp. (BBT) crossed below their 200 day moving ...

  More articles:  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 next »

Snag This Deal Even Lower Than Director Hannah Did

By Market News Video Staff, Tuesday, November 29, 1:57 PM ET
Play Video: One Reason For Insiders to Buy

If the video does not load after a few moments, Upgrade to the Latest Flash Player.

There's an old saying on Wall Street about insider buying: there are many possible reasons to sell a stock, but only one reason to buy. Back on June 13, Athens Bancshares Corp's Director, G. Scott Hannah, invested $8,016.00 into 600 shares of AFCB, for a cost per share of $13.36. Bargain hunters tend to pay particular attention to insider buys like this one, because presumably the only reason an insider would take their hard-earned cash and use it to buy stock of their company in the open market, is that they expect to make money.

In trading on Tuesday, bargain hunters could buy shares of Athens Bancshares Corp (NASDAQ:AFCB) and achieve a cost basis 6.9% cheaper than Hannah, with shares changing hands as low as $12.44 per share. It should be noted that Hannah has collected $0.10/share in dividends since the time of their purchase, so they are currently down 6.1% on their purchase from a total return basis. Athens Bancshares Corp shares are currently trading up about 0.7% on the day. The chart below shows the one year performance of AFCB shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Athens Bancshares Corp Chart

Looking at the chart above, AFCB's low point in its 52 week range is $9.56 per share, with $14.05 as the 52 week high point that compares with a last trade of $12.45. By comparison, below is a table showing the prices at which insider buying was recorded over the last six months:

Purchased Insider Title Shares Price/Share Value
06/13/2011 G. Scott Hannah Director 600 $13.36 $8,016.00

AFCB operates in the Banking & Savings sector, among companies like BB&T Corp. (NYSE:BBT) which is down about 0.4% today, and Barclays PLC (NYSE:BCS) trading higher by about 1.2%. Below is a three month price history chart comparing the stock performance of AFCB, versus BBT and BCS.

AFCB,BBT,BCS Relative Performance Chart


The ETF Channel Flexible Growth Investment Portfolio is designed to seek growth for investors anywhere and everywhere. The key to the program is our portfolio strategy allows us complete flexibility in terms of asset allocation as there are no predetermined guidelines as to the level of stocks, bonds, cash, regions, countries, sectors, commodities, or even asset classes in the portfolio! In short, this is a completely flexible portfolio designed to follow the performance trail wherever it leads us.

Top Six Most Viewed Stories This Week @ Market News Video:
Tuesday Sector Leaders: General Contractors & Builders, Computer PeripheralsTuesday Sector Leaders: General Contractors & Builders, Computer Peripherals
Channel: Market Movers
Related symbols: MHO,BZH,EXTR,KTCC
S&P 500 Analyst Moves: VRTXS&P 500 Analyst Moves: VRTX
Channel: Upgrades/Downgrades
Related symbols: VRTX
Tuesday 4/1 Insider Buying Report: TFM, HEROTuesday 4/1 Insider Buying Report: TFM, HERO
Channel: Insider Buying Report
Related symbols: TFM,HERO
S&P 500 Analyst Moves: MHKS&P 500 Analyst Moves: MHK
Channel: Upgrades/Downgrades
Related symbols: MHK
Dow Analyst Moves: CSCODow Analyst Moves: CSCO
Channel: Upgrades/Downgrades
Related symbols: CSCO
Wednesday 4/2 Insider Buying Report: LUB, EXAWednesday 4/2 Insider Buying Report: LUB, EXA
Channel: Insider Buying Report
Related symbols: LUB,EXA

This Article's Word Cloud:   AFCB   Athens   Bancshares   Corp   Definition   Director   Hannah   Importance   Insider   Investment   NYSE   Price   Scott   Value   about   allows   asset   basis   below   buying   cash   chart   cost   currently   designed   down   hunters   insider   last   like   only   open   performance   point   portfolio   purchase   reason   share   shares   stock   that   their   there   they   this   trading   versus   week   which   with
About Us - Advertise - Contact Us - Embedding Videos - Licensing Videos - Partners - mRSS / RSS Feed - Terms of Use & Privacy Policy - Video Widget
Home  |  Analyst News  Dividend Report  Econonomic News  Insider Report  Large Caps  Market Movers  Week Ahead Report  Weekly Market Wrap
MNV MNV Stock Market Definitions

Snag This Deal Even Lower Than Director Hannah Did | Market News Video | Copyright © 2008 - 2014, All Rights Reserved

Any ideas and opinions presented in all Market News Video clips are for informational and educational purposes only, and do not reflect the opinions of BNK Invest, Inc. or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries or partners. In no way should any content contained herein be interpreted to represent trading or investment advice. None of the information contained herein constitutes a recommendation that any particular security, portfolio, transaction, or investment strategy is suitable for any specific person. All viewers agree that under no circumstances will BNK Invest, Inc,. its subsidiaries, partners, officers, employees, affiliates, or agents be held liable for any loss or damage caused by your reliance on information obtained. Read Full Disclaimer.