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These cheap stocks have seen heavy 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:

Accuride Corp. (ACW) is trading around $13.14. Accuride is a manufacturer of commercial vehicle parts. The 50 day moving average is $13.57 and the 200 day moving average is $13.25. These shares have traded in a range between $10.10 to $16.34 in the last 52 weeks. You can see the repeated insider buying here.

What Accuride insiders and other investors might be seeing: The CFO just reported buying about $60,000 worth of stock. Other insiders have also been buying substantial amounts of stock in the past few months. This company recently reported improving financial results and saw sales increase about 29%. You can read their latest report here.

Hot Topic, Inc., (HOTT) is trading around $6.84. Hot Topic is a specialty retailer and is based in California. These shares have traded in a range between $4.58 to $8.64 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $6.53 and the 200 day moving average is $5.82. Earnings estimates are 9 cents for 2011 and 19 cents for 2012. The book value is stated at $4.87. You can see the insider buying here.

What Hot Topic insiders and other investors might be seeing: There has been repeated and substantial buying by two directors at this company. This company pays a dividend of 28 cents per share which is equivalent to a 4.3% dividend yield. I think the recent run up is a good opportunity to take profits.

Huntington Bancshares (HBAN), is trading around $6.42. Huntington is a regional bank based in Ohio. These shares have traded in a range between $5.04 to $7.70 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $6.62 and the 200 day moving average is $6.37. HBAN is estimated to earn about 52 cents per share in 2011. You can see the repeated insider buying here.

What Huntington insiders and other investors might be seeing: The financial crisis hit most banks very hard, but results at Huntington are showing that this bank is poised to benefit as the economy recovers. Recently, Huntington announced that it is projecting lower loan losses and improving profits for 2011. Huntington repaid the government bailout funds in December, and it posted a better than expected 12 cent profit for the fourth quarter of 2010. Goldman Sachs recently added HBAN to it's conviction buy list for 2011 with a $9 price target. You can read about

Inland Real Estate (IRC), is trading around $8.99. Inland is based in Illinois and invests primarily in shopping centers and retail properties. These shares have traded in a range between $7.17 to $9.99 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $9.23 and the 200 day moving average is $8.65. The book value is stated at $4.53. You can see the repeated insider buying here.

What Inland insiders and other investors might be seeing: Inland recently reported 2010 results which saw a rise in revenues to $44.2 million from $40.8 million. Also, leased occupancy for the REIT's total portfolio rose to 93.3 percent at the end of the quarter. IRC pays a solid dividend of 57 cents per share which is equivalent to a 6.1% yield.

Red Lion Hotels (RLH), is trading around $7.98. Red Lion operates hotels and is based in Washington. These shares have traded in a range between $5.80 to $8.94 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $8.20 and the 200 day moving average is $7.81. RLH is estimated to lose about 10 cents per share in 2011. You can see the repeated insider buying here.

What Red Lion insiders and other investors might be seeing: Red Lion was hard hit in the economic downturn. However room rates have been rising along with occupancy rates and this combination is just what hotel operators need to prosper. Industry expert Jones, Lang LaSalle is predicting more hotels will be purchased as investors react to the improving trends in this sector. You can read more about this here.

China-Biotics, Inc. (OTC:CHBT) shares are trading at $7.96. China-Biotics manufactures probiotics and is based in China. The 50 day moving average is about $9.08 and the 200 day moving average is about $11.70. The 52 week range is $7.22 to $17.90. Earnings estimates are at $1.79 for 2011 and $2.00 for 2012. This gives CHBT shares a PE ratio of about 4 times earnings. You can see the insider buying here.

What China-Biotics insiders and other investors might be seeing: A company called "Value Assets International" has been making large, repeated purchases of CHBT shares. However, there are many shorts who have called into question the validity of the financial results and operations of this company. For me, there is too much controversy surrounding this stock, so it is not something I would want to invest in when there are so many other solid investment opportunities in the market. You can read what one short has based their opinion on, here.

Swisher Hygiene Inc. (SWSH) is trading around $6.03. Swisher provides cleaning and sanitation products and is based in North Carolina. These shares have traded in a range between $3.99 to $11.43 in the last 52 weeks. The 50 day moving average is $7.15. You can see the repeated insider buying here.

What Swisher insiders and other investors might be seeing: This stock has dipped substantially in the past few weeks and it looks like insiders are taking advantage of the lower price.

The data is sourced from Yahoo Finance, Insidercow.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.

Source: 7 Cheap Stocks With Major Insider Buying