Insider Trading Alert - Ameriprise Financial And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 12, 2013, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $1,099,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ameriprise Financial (AMP) - FREE Research Report

Cracchiolo James M who is Chairman and CEO at Ameriprise Financial sold 54,008 shares at $90.74 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 394,165 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.05% with the 54,008 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $90.14, down $0.60, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ameriprise Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,567
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,772
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,559

The average volume for Ameriprise Financial has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ameriprise Financial has a market cap of $18.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 45.23% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Ameriprise Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ameriprise Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Ameriprise Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Orbitz Worldwide (OWW) - FREE Research Report

Harford Barney who is Ceo at Orbitz Worldwide sold 50,000 shares at $9.65 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 383,327 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.54% with the 50,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.05, up $0.40, or 4.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Orbitz Worldwide go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,339
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8.3 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8.9 million

The average volume for Orbitz Worldwide has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Orbitz Worldwide has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 256.25% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Orbitz Worldwide, Inc. operates as an online travel company worldwide. It enables leisure and business travelers to research, plan, and book a range of travel products and services. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Orbitz Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Orbitz Worldwide as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Orbitz Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Brinker International (EAT) - FREE Research Report

Provost Steve who is Pres., Maggiano's Little Italy at Brinker International sold 10,000 shares at $39.75 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres., Maggiano's Little Italy owned 12,517 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.41% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.42, up $0.67, or 1.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brinker International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 43,713
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,528
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,147

The average volume for Brinker International has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brinker International has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 29.33% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Brinker International, Inc. owns, develops, operates, and franchises full-service casual dining restaurants under the Chili's Grill & Bar and Maggiano's Little Italy brands primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Brinker International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brinker International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share 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 Brinker International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Google (GOOG) - FREE Research Report

Pichette Patrick who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Google sold 145 shares at $896.62 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 5,245 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.69% with the 145 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $888.32, down $8.30, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Google go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 145
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 290
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,618

The average volume for Google has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Google has a market cap of $245.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 26.69% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Google Inc., a technology company, builds products and provides services to organize the information and make it universally accessible and useful. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5. Currently there are 25 analysts that rate Google a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Google as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Google Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cigna (CI) - FREE Research Report

Henney Jane E Md who is Director at Cigna sold 571 shares at $80.93 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 571 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.63, up $2.70, or 3.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cigna go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,475
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,475
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,417

The average volume for Cigna has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cigna has a market cap of $23.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 53.95% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cigna Corporation, a health services organization, provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Cigna a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cigna 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, solid stock price performance 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 Cigna Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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