Astec Industries Inc (ASTE): Richard A Patek , Group Pres Aggregate & Mining of Astec Industries Inc sold 1,900 shares on May 24, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on May 25, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $53.06 per share for a total value of $100,814.00 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on May 19, 2016, Robin A Leffew (Corporate Controller) sold 404 shares at $52.00 per share price.On May 16, 2016, Jeffrey L May (President-KPI) sold 800 shares at $50.09 per share price.Also, On May 11, 2016, Malcolm L Swanson (President-Astec, Inc.) sold 2,987 shares at $49.33 per share price.On May 11, 2016, Jeffrey J Elliott (Group VP Aggregate & Mining) sold 2,718 shares at $49.35 per share price.
Astec Industries: On Friday, May 20, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Astec Industries which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $51.19 and hit $51.5783 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $51.49, with a gain of 0.82% or 0.42 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 1,72,207 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $52.655 and the company has a market cap of $1,186,381 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $30.76.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Astec Industries is Reiterated by Stifel to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 57 from a previous price target of $50 .The Rating was issued on May 17, 2016.Astec Industries is Reiterated by Maxim Group to Buy and the brokerage firm has raised the Price Target to $ 60 from a previous price target of $48 .The Rating was issued on May 16, 2016.
Astec Industries Inc. designs engineers manufactures and markets equipment and components used primarily in road building and related construction activities. The Company’s products are used in road building from quarrying and crushing the aggregate to application of the road surface. The Company manufactures certain equipment and components unrelated to road construction including equipment for the mining quarrying construction and demolition industries and port and rail yard operators; gas and oil drilling rigs; water well and geothermal drilling rigs; industrial heat transfer equipment; whole-tree pulpwood chippers; horizontal grinders and blower trucks. It also manufactures multiple use plants for cement treated base roller compacted concrete and ready-mix concrete. The Companys business segments are Infrastructure Group Aggregate and Mining Group and Energy Group.