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

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Yesterday, Sept. 30, 2013, 48 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $115.00 to $51,212,452.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) - FREE Research Report

Drysdale Ian who is President-Network Solutions at Heartland Payment Systems sold 3,000 shares at $39.20 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the President-Network Solutions owned 7,156 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.54% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.67, up $0.47, or 1.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Heartland Payment Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,498
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 44,129
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,638

The average volume for Heartland Payment Systems has been 311,700 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 32.47% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. provides bankcard payment processing services in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Heartland Payment Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 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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Cimarex Energy Company (XEC) - FREE Research Report

Sullivan Michael J/Co who is Director at Cimarex Energy Company sold 1,500 shares at $95.07 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,663 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.4% with the 1,500 share transaction.

Dinkins Richard S who is Vice President at Cimarex Energy Company sold 9,286 shares at $96.09 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 14,229 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 39.49% with the 9,286 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.80, up $0.71, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cimarex Energy Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,747
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,513
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,513

The average volume for Cimarex Energy Company has been 790,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cimarex Energy Company has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 62.62% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, and Kansas. As of December 31, 2012, the company owned an interest in 4,953 net productive oil and gas wells. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Cimarex Energy Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cimarex Energy Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cimarex Energy Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rosetta Resources (ROSE) - FREE Research Report

Maxwell Gerald Lewis who is VP,HR & Administration at Rosetta Resources sold 5,000 shares at $53.95 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP,HR & Administration owned 23,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.48% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.45, up $0.50, or 0.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rosetta Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 114,004
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 148,746
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 148,746

The average volume for Rosetta Resources has been 816,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rosetta Resources has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 17.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Rosetta Resources Inc., an independent exploration and production company, engages in the acquisition and development of onshore energy resources in the United States. It owns producing and non-producing oil and gas properties primarily located in South Texas, including the Eagle Ford area. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Rosetta Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rosetta Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Rosetta Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cyberonics (CYBX) - FREE Research Report

Morrison Hugh M who is Director at Cyberonics sold 3,105 shares at $51.00 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,454 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.96% with the 3,105 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.75, down $0.25, or 0.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cyberonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,432
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,845
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 52,871

The average volume for Cyberonics has been 233,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cyberonics has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 2.27% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cyberonics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of implantable medical devices to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Cyberonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cyberonics 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, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Cyberonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Raytheon Company (RTN) - FREE Research Report

Harris John D who is Vice President at Raytheon Company sold 16,480 shares at $79.31 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 59,065 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.81% with the 16,480 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.17, down $2.14, or 2.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raytheon Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 58,924
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 72,388
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 147,169

The average volume for Raytheon Company has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Raytheon Company has a market cap of $25.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 36.74% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Raytheon Company designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, and supports technological products, services, and solutions for governmental and commercial customers in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Raytheon Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raytheon Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Raytheon Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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