Following the "Smart Money" Insiders

Robert Maltbie |

One of the key trends that Singular Research likes to follow is the moves made by insiders, also known as the "smart money." To pick the best ones to watch, we've established system that identifies stocks that are actively being accumulated by insiders and reflecting positive sentiment among the Wall Street analysts that follow the company.

The information is based on the SEC Form 4 public filings from the companies. A higher score indicates greater conviction from insiders to "significantly" add to their holdings. We also look at the percentage of analysts revising upward on their earnings projections as well as the magnitude of those projections to determine the Wall Street analysts’ consensus sentiment. Since mid-2004, stocks on this list have gained on average 16 percent within 3 months. In addition, since 2009, these stocks have also gained an average of 26 percent within 3 months.









Value Ratio



American International Group, Inc. (AIG) Financials 20.07 NA NA 0.5 0.5 1.3 88 95 93
Old Republic International Corp. (ORI) Financials 7.29 NA NA 0.4 0.5 NA 57 99 75
Thompson Creek Metals Company Inc. (TC) Basic Materials 5.93 711.4 NA 1.4 0.6 4.3 70 84 93
Olympic Steel Inc. (ZEUS) Basic Materials 19.26 155.1 NA 0.2 0.7 9.3 76 79 93
Whirlpool Corp. (WHR) Cyclical Consumer 46.05 24.4 NA 0.2 0.8 10.1 81 90 72
Accuride Corp. (ACW) Cyclical Consumer 5.59 NA NA 0.4 0.9 2.9 75 97 86
CMC Commercial Metals Company (CMC) Basic Materials 11.45 NA NA 0.2 1.1 NA 53 95 92
Enbridge Energy Partners LP (EEP) Energy 30.1 14.5 NA 0.7 1.9 30.3 43 95 99
Kronos Worldwide Inc. (KRO) Basic Materials 18.05 224.2 11.8 1 2.4 7.6 57 97 80
Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) Non-Cyclical Consumer 49.66 137.3 NA 2.9 4 37.9 21 95 93

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Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
ACW Accuride Corporation n/a n/a n/a 0 Trade
APTS Preferred Apartment Communities Inc. 18.52 0.05 0.27 484,460 Trade
CMC Commercial Metals Company 18.21 0.31 1.73 1,092,475 Trade
ORI Old Republic International Corporation 19.60 0.07 0.36 718,627 Trade
GMCR Keurig Green Mountain Inc n/a n/a n/a 0 Trade
WHR Whirlpool Corporation 175.23 2.54 1.47 939,925 Trade
KRO Kronos Worldwide Inc 22.45 0.25 1.13 214,452 Trade
TC TC n/a n/a n/a 0
AIG American International Group Inc. New 60.71 0.21 0.35 4,407,244 Trade
EEP Enbridge Energy L.P. Class A 15.53 0.12 0.78 991,615 Trade


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