Investar Holding Corp (ISTR): Christopher L Hufft , CFO of Investar Holding Corp purchased 1,000 shares on May 24, 2016. The Insider buying transaction was reported by the company on May 26, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were purchased at $15.35 per share for a total value of $15,349.00 , 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 23, 2016, James M Baker (director) sold 19,684 shares at $15.16 per share price.On Feb 26, 2016, Andrew C Nelson (director) purchased 537 shares at $14.51 per share price.Also, On Feb 19, 2016, Ryan P Finnan (EVP, Banking President) purchased 50 shares at $14.73 per share price.On Jun 26, 2015, David J Lukinovich (director) purchased 410 shares at $15.50 per share price.
Investar Holding Corp: On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Investar Holding Corp which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $15.2 and hit $15.33 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $15.33, with a gain of 0.86% or 0.13 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,170 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $18 and the company has a market cap of $112 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $13.63.
Investar Holding Corporation is a financial holding company. The Company offers a range of commercial and retail lending products throughout its market areas including business loans to small to medium-sized businesses as well as loans to individuals The Company serves its primary markets of Baton Rouge New Orleans Lafayette and Hammond and Louisiana from its office located in Baton Rouge and from ten additional service branches. The Company’s business lending products include owner-occupied commercial real estate loans construction loans and commercial and industrial loans such as term loans equipment financing and lines of credit while its loans to individuals include first and second mortgage loans installment loans auto loans and lines of credit. As of December 31 2014 the Company had total assets of $879.4 million net loans excluding loans held for sale of $618.2 million total deposits of $628.1 million and stockholders’ equity of $103.4 million.