Which insiders are trading Cogint, Inc. (COGT)?

Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ:COGT) is now up -4.76% compared to a 12-month low of $3.15. We have seen the price to move -13.04% lower and get settled at $3 on 02/12/2018. At recent session, it appeared stuck in a range of $2.85 to $3.65. This company shares are 129.33% off its target price of $6.88 and the current market capitalization stands at $193.74M. The recent change has given its price a -28.41% deficit over SMA 50 and -56.83% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed -38.14% declines, -31.03% declines and -34.07% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found COGT’s volatility during a week at 12.34% and during a month it has been found around 8.68%.

Cogint, Inc. (COGT) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $18 million or 6.4% in COGT stock. Look at its top three institutional owners. Cambridge Investment Research Advisors, Inc. owns $3.89 million in Cogint, Inc., which represents roughly 2.01% of the company’s market cap and approximately 21.63% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Vanguard Group Inc, which owns 1,026,208 shares of the stock are valued at $3.54 million. The third largest holder is Blackrock Inc., which currently holds $3.47 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 1.79% of its market capitalization.

Cogint, Inc. 13F Filings

At the end of 09/30/2017 reporting period, 23 institutional holders increased their position in Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ:COGT) by some 900,430 shares, 25 decreased positions by 303,354 and 11 held positions by 4,136,244. That puts total institutional holdings at 5,340,028 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 9 new institutional investments totaling 207,797 shares while 6 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 148,899 shares.

Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ:COGT) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. Cogint, Inc. disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Brauser Michael has acquired 18,000 shares of Cogint, Inc. (COGT) in trading session dated Dec. 15, 2017. These shares are worth $65,700 and were traded at $3.65 each. The SEC filing shows that Maclachlan Daniel performed a purchase of 500 shares. The CFO added these shares by way of transaction on Dec. 14, 2017. The company’s shares were assimilated at $3.74 per share worth to an investment of some $1,870 on account of Maclachlan Daniel.

CEO, Dubner Derek, purchased 1,000 common shares of Cogint, Inc. (COGT) in the open market. In a transaction dated Dec. 14, 2017, the shares were bought at an average price of $3.73, giving away a sum of $3,730. After this purchase, 150,000 common shares of COGT are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $450,000.

In the transaction dated Dec. 13, 2017, the great number of shares acquired came courtesy the Director; Brauser Michael added a total of 1,000 shares at an average price of $3.83, amounting to approximately $3,830. The insider now directly owns 9,544,128 shares worth $28,632,384.

Cogint, Inc. (COGT) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on Cogint, Inc. (NASDAQ:COGT), with 3 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 0 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 0 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 1 average brokerage recommendation.

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