Insider Trading Alert - HMS Holdings Corporation And 3 Others Traded By Insiders

Monday, July 8, 2013, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.15 to $10,873,958.42.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HMS Holdings Corporation (HMSY) - FREE Research Report

Dragonetti Christina who is Chief Development Officer at HMS HLDGS CP sold 12,000 shares at $23.26 per share for a total value of $279,120.00 on July 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Development Officer owned 255,526 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.49% with the 12,000 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $24.21, up $0.06, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HMS Holdings Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,232

The average volume for HMS Holdings Corporation has been 770,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. HMS Holdings Corporation has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 8.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

HMS Holdings Corp. provides cost containment services to government and private healthcare payers and sponsors. The company’s services include co-ordination of benefits and program integrity services. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate HMS Holdings Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HMS Holdings Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full HMS Holdings Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ConAgra Foods (CAG) - FREE Research Report

McGough Thomas M who is President, Consumer Foods at CONAGRA FOODS bought 15,974 shares at $20.82 per share for a total value of $480,013.57 on July 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Consumer Foods owned 43,030 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 38.77% with the 15,974 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $35.78, up $0.02, or 0.04% since the insider transactions.

The average volume for ConAgra Foods has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ConAgra Foods has a market cap of $14.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 21.25% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

ConAgra Foods, Inc. operates as a food company primarily in North America. The company operates through two segments, Consumer Foods and Commercial Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.5. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate ConAgra Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ConAgra Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full ConAgra Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cooper Companies (COO) - FREE Research Report

Bender A Thomas who is Director at COOPER COS bought 10,666 shares at $60.41 per share for a total value of $604,050.00 on July 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 32,610 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 33.39% with the 10,666 share acquisition.

McBride Daniel G who is VP, General Counsel & CRO at COOPER COS bought 42,120 shares at $55.66 per share for a total value of $3,339,768.00 on July 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel & CRO owned 50,008 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 87.96% with the 42,120 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $123.18, down $0.16, or 0.13% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Cooper Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,087

The average volume for Cooper Companies has been 331,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cooper Companies has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 33.37% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Cooper Companies, Inc. operates as a medical device company worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Cooper Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cooper Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Cooper Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SAIC (SAI) - FREE Research Report

Drummond Jere A who is Director at SAIC INC bought 47,590 shares at $6.96 per share for a total value of $15,000.00 on July 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 76,728 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 163.32% with the 47,590 share acquisition.

Hamre John J who is Director at SAIC INC bought 6,567 shares at $6.96 per share for a total value of $23,000.00 on July 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 105,906 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.61% with the 6,567 share acquisition.

John Miriam E who is Director at SAIC INC bought 1,472 shares at $13.93 per share for a total value of $20,500.00 on July 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 97,774 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.53% with the 1,472 share acquisition.

Kraemer Harry M Jansen Jr who is Director at SAIC INC bought 234,451 shares at $6.96 per share for a total value of $28,250.00 on July 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 391,295 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 149.48% with the 234,451 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $14.16, up $0.04, or 0.28% since the insider transactions.

The average volume for SAIC has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SAIC has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 24.73% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

SAIC, Inc. provides scientific, engineering, systems integration, and technical services and solutions in the areas of defense, health, energy, infrastructure, intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance, and cybersecurity to agencies of the U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate SAIC a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SAIC as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full SAIC Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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