Insider Trading in Focus: Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. $TLF

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Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (TLF) insider have most recently took part in a trading activity. On Aug 29, 2017 Pappas James C, Director bought 5,000 shares having total worth of $41,500 at the price of $8.3 per share, following the transaction a total of 756,353 shares owned by Pappas James C. Before this latest buy, Pappas James C purchased TLF at 13 other times during the past twelve months, for a total investment of $64.08M at an average of $7.99 per share.

The stock has experienced a total of 4 insider trades in the past three months. These trades include 1 sell activities and 3 buy trades. Furthermore, over the past 12 months , the stock was traded 15 times by insiders. In 2 of these trades, the insider was a seller while an employee of the company was the buyer in 13 instances.

Time Frame Number of Insider Buy Number of Insider Sell Stock Price Change(%)
3 Month 3 1 -0.6%
12 Month 13 2 14.42%

Shares of Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (TLF) traded down 0.6% on Aug 30, 2017, hitting $8.25. 8,628 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. has a 52 week low of $6.73 and a 52 week high of $9. The company’s market cap is $73 million.

Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. (TLF) last announced its earnings results on Aug 2, 2017. The company reported 0.11 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter. The company had revenue of $19 million for the quarter During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted 0.19 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1% on a year-over-year basis.

2017-08-02 2017-05-03 2017-03-09 2016-11-09 2016-08-10 2016-05-11 2016-03-11 2015-11-11 2015-08-06 2015-05-12
earnings per share 0.11 0.13 0.23 0.11 0.19 0.16 0.24 0.11 0.15 0.14
Revenue(M) 19.28 20.15 24.1 18.63 19.52 20.67 24.24 19.36 0 20.8

Tandy Leather Factory, Inc., is a Texas corporation founded in 1980 as Midas Leathercraft Tool Company. It changed its name to The Leather Factory, Inc. In 1993 and in 1994 reincorporated in the state of Delaware. In 2005, the company changed its name to Tandy Leather Factory, Inc. The Company is a retailer and wholesale distributor of leather and related products, including leather, leatherworking tools, buckles and adornments for belts, leather dyes and finishes, saddle and tack hardware, and do-it-yourself kits. The Company’s operating segments includes Wholesale Leathercraft, Retail Leathercraft and International Leathercraft. The Wholesale Leathercraft operation distributes it’s a product line of leather and leathercraft-related products in the United States and Canada through wholesale stores operating under the name, “The Leather Factory”. The Company operates wholesale stores in 20 states and three Canadian provinces. The Company’s Retail Leathercraft segment consists of a growing chain of retail stores operating under the name, “Tandy Leather.” Tandy Leather Company, established in 1919 as Hinkley-Tandy Leather Company, is a supplier of leather and related supplies used in the leathercraft industry. This retail segment offers a product line of quality tools, leather, accessories, kits and teaching materials. Tandy Leather retail chain has 78 stores located in 37 states and six Canadian provinces. Both of these segments sell leather and leathercraft-related products. The Company’s third segment International Leathercraft consist of company-owned stores located outside of North America. The Company has three wholesale/retail combination stores in this segment one in Northampton, United Kingdom, which it opened in February 2008, one in Sydney, Australia, which it opened in October 2011, and one in Jerez, Spain, which the company opened in January 2012. The stores operate under the Tandy Leather Factory trade name.The Company’s competitors are small, independently-owned retailers and small local craft stores.

William White

William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.

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William White
William White is a financial writer. He graduated with a degree in Economics. He has contributed to major financial websites and print publications for over 8 years. He handles much of this site's news coverage for corporate insider activity, and occasionally cover other areas of financial sector.