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Low priced stocks can make big moves and when insiders are buying, it's smart to take notice. These stocks are all selling for about $15 per share and have seen recent insider buying. Insider buying can be a great sign that a stock is a real value or that it is going higher in the near future.

Insiders tend to know their companies better than outsiders or analysts, so when they put their own money in share purchases it can be very meaningful. Some of these companies have moved up recently, so I would wait for pullbacks in those names. I have provided links for each stock which verifies the insider buying filed with the SEC below. Here are the stocks:

Research Frontiers, Inc. (NASDAQ:REFR) is trading around $5.86. Research Frontiers makes products that control the flow of light and is based in New York. These shares have traded in a range between $2.75 to $10.29 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $6.71 and the 200 day moving average is $5.40. Earnings estimates were not available on Yahoo Finance or from other sources I checked. The book value is stated at 41 cents per share. You can see the insider buying here.

What Research insiders and other investors might be seeing: There has been recent and significant buying by a director, officers, and the CEO at this company. Research Frontiers has really cool technology that allows users to change the tint on glass and regulate the amount of light coming in. This product is going to be used in a moonroof on certain Mercedes models. This would have quite a number of potential applications on many other products. You can read and see more about the product here.
Sealy Corp., (NYSE:ZZ) shares are trading at $2.97. Sealy is a maker of mattresses, and is based in North Carolina. These shares have traded in a range between $2.30 to $4.15 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $2.67 and the 200 day moving average is $2.73. Earnings estimates for Sealy are for a profit of 10 cents per share in 2011 and 14 cents for 2012. You can see the insider buying here.
What Sealy insiders and other investors might be seeing: One director recently purchased about 25,000 shares at $2.85 per share. This transaction is valued at about $71,000. According to Yahoo Finance, this company has about $102 million in cash and about $792 million in debt. These shares are trading well above their 50 and 200 day moving averages, so I would wait for pullbacks before considering a new purchase here. See the Yahoo Finance data here.
First Horizon National Corporation (NYSE:FHN) is trading around $10.80. First Horizon provides private mortgage insurance and is based in Wisconsin. These shares have traded in a range between $9.32 to $14.55 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $11.24 and the 200 day moving average is $10.89. Earnings estimates for FHN is for a profit of 46 cents per share in 2011 and a profit of 77 cents for 2012. The book value is stated at $8.90 per share. You can see the insider buying here.
What First Horizon insiders and other investors might be seeing: This stock recently dropped from over $11, so insiders might be doing some bargain hunting. The buyer was the President and CEO, and he purchased 10,000 for a total value of about $107,000. Many banks are seeing improved results and the insider buying here might be indicating the same for First Horizon.
Pier 1 Imports, Inc., (NYSE:PIR) shares are trading at close to $12. Pier 1 is a specialty retailer of home furnishings and other products, based in Texas. These shares have traded in a range between $5.67 to $12.75 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $10.35 and the 200 day moving average is $9.11. Earnings estimates are expected to be 75 cents per share for 2011 and 87 cents for 2012. You can see the insider buying here.
What Pier 1 insiders and other investors might be seeing: A director recently bought about 4,000 shares at $12.30. This transaction has a value of about $49,000. As the economy improves, furniture and other items that Pier 1 specializes in should see increased demand.
Antares Pharma Inc., (AIS) is trading around $1.80. Antares is a biotechnology company, based in New Jersey. These shares have traded in a 52 week range between $1.32 to $2. The 50 day moving average is $1.64 and the 200 day moving average is $1.57. Earnings estimates for AIS are for a loss of 4 cents per share for 2011 and profit of 18 cents for 2012. You can see the insider buying here.
What Antares insiders and other investors might be seeing: Antares recently announced that the FDA has agreed to review its application to market Anturol Gel as a treatment for overactive bladder, and expects to make a decision by early December. Approval of this application could send the shares up significantly.
USG Corporation (NYSE:USG) shares are trading at close to $15.69. USG is a maker of sheetrock and other building products, based in Illinois. These shares have traded in a range between $11.34 to $25.45 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $16.49 and the 200 day moving average is $14.64. Earnings estimates are expected be a loss of $2.29 per share for 2011 and a loss of $1.03 for 2012. You can see the insider buying here and here.
What USG insiders and other investors might be seeing: Two directors recently bought about 9,700 shares. These transactions have a value of about $145,000. As the economy improves, sheetrock and other items that USG specializes in should see increased demand. However, I would wait for pullbacks before considering a purchase here.
Disclaimer: The data is sourced from Yahoo Finance, Insidercow.com, Prontosec.com and Stockcharts.com. The information and data is believed to be accurate, but no guarantees or representations are made. Rougemont is not a registered investment advisor and does not provide specific investment advice. The information contained herein is for informational purposes.



Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

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