Insider Trading Alert - Heartland Payment Systems And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 9, 2013, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $226.97 to $156,248,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) - FREE Research Report

Gilbert David L who is President - Hospitality Group at Heartland Payment Systems sold 7,498 shares at $37.50 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the President - Hospitality Group owned 4,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 65.21% with the 7,498 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.88, up $0.38, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Heartland Payment Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,631
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,631
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,140

The average volume for Heartland Payment Systems has been 397,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Heartland Payment Systems has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 27.08% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Jan 2013 bought Ovation Payroll Inc. provides payroll solutions for businesses in the United States. It offers outsourced payroll solutions, including an e-payroll portal. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Heartland Payment Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Heartland Payment Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Heartland Payment Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) - FREE Research Report

Gates William H Iii who is Director at Microsoft Corporation sold 5.0 million shares at $31.25 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 388.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.27% with the 5.0 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.14, up $0.89, or 2.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsoft Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5.2 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5.2 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12.6 million

The average volume for Microsoft Corporation has been 52.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsoft Corporation has a market cap of $259.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 16.63% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Microsoft Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Microsoft Corporation 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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Microsoft Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CBRE Group (CBG) - FREE Research Report

Strong Michael J who is Ceo, Emea at CBRE Group sold 33,500 shares at $22.37 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Ceo, Emea owned 235,485 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.45% with the 33,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.34, up $0.97, or 4.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CBRE Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,665
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,665

The average volume for CBRE Group has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CBRE Group has a market cap of $7.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.41% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CBRE Group, Inc. operates as a commercial real estate services and investment company. The company's segments include Americas; Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia Pacific; Global Investment Management; and Development Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate CBRE Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Botta G Andrea who is Director at Graphic Packaging sold 2,416 shares at $8.50 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 110,745 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.14% with the 2,416 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.70, up $0.20, or 2.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 37,445
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 112,445
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9.5 million

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 32.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Terex (TEX) - FREE Research Report

Lousberg Kenneth D. who is President, Terex China at Terex bought 57 shares at $30.49 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Terex China owned 67,203 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.08% with the 57 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.51, up $1.02, or 3.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Terex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,975
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,603
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,659
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,263
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,893
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,013

The average volume for Terex has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Terex has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 10.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Terex Corporation operates as an equipment manufacturer of specialized machinery products. The company has a P/E ratio of 91.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Terex a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Terex as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Terex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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