Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC) : Investors lapped up stocks on upticks to the tune of $1.37 million in the Fridays trading session. The trading value on downticks was comparatively at $0.54 million and the uptick to downtick ratio of 2.54 indicates continuous buying by the bulls. The net money flow into the stock was $0.83 million. Upticks saw transactions worth $0.71 clearly indicating buying by large investors. The total money flow for block trades stood at $0.71 million, which is a positive for the stock in the long-term. Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC) fell $0.13 during the day at $46.39, a drop of -0.28% over the previous days close. However, for the week, the stock is -0.96%, compared to the previous week.
The company Insiders own 4.41% of Stewart Information Services Corporation shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 90.54% of Stewart Information Services Corporation shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -43.77%.
In a related news, According to the information disclosed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing, the director of Stewart Information Services Corp, Chadwick James M, had purchased 55,000 shares in a transaction dated on May 12, 2016. The transaction was executed at $36.5 per share with total amount equaling $2,007,500.
Stewart Information Services Corporation (NYSE:STC): The stock opened at $46.77 and touched an intraday high of $46.85 on Friday. During the day, the stock corrected to an intraday low of $46.21, however, the bulls stepped in and pushed the price higher to close in the green at $46.75 with a gain of 0.49% for the day. The total traded volume for the day was 153,048. The stock had closed at $46.52 in the previous trading session.
Stewart Information Services Corporation (STC) has risen sharply, recording gains of 4.59% in the past 4 weeks. However, the stock has corrected -0.19% in the past 1 week, providing a good buying opportunity on dips. On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 4.72% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week.
Stewart Information Services Corporation is a title insurance and real estate services company. The Company offers its products and services through its direct operations, network of approved agencies and other companies within the Stewart family of companies. It also provides loan origination and servicing support; loan review services; loss mitigation; Real estate owned (REO) asset management; collateral valuations; due diligence for capital markets; home and personal insurance services; tax-deferred exchanges, and technology to streamline the real estate process. The Company operates through three segments: title insurance and related services, mortgage services and corporate. The Companys customers include homebuyers and sellers, residential and commercial real estate professionals, mortgage lenders and servicers, title agencies and real estate attorneys, home builders, and the United States and county governments.