Insider Trading Alert - SVB Financial Group And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Oct. 2, 2013, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $27.14 to $240,355,139.71.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SVB Financial Group (SIVB) - FREE Research Report

Kellogg Harry W Jr who is Vice Chairman at SVB Financial Group sold 1,700 shares at $86.11 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 5,928 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.29% with the 1,700 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.00, up $2.89, or 3.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SVB Financial Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,950
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,266

The average volume for SVB Financial Group has been 258,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. SVB Financial Group has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 48.58% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SVB Financial Group, a diversified financial services company, provides various banking and financial products and services. It operates in three segments: Global Commercial Bank, SVB Private Bank, and SVB Capital. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate SVB Financial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SVB Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full SVB Financial Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BroadSoft (BSFT) - FREE Research Report

ILL Charles L who is Director at BroadSoft bought 500 shares at $35.96 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,890 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.32% with the 500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.48, up $0.52, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BroadSoft go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 67,812
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 70,722
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 82,276

The average volume for BroadSoft has been 360,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. BroadSoft has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 0.63% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

BroadSoft, Inc. provides software and services that enable mobile, fixed-line, and cable service providers to deliver hosted or cloud-based unified communications and other voice and multimedia services over Internet protocol (IP) based networks. The company has a P/E ratio of 361.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate BroadSoft a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BroadSoft as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full BroadSoft Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Delphi Automotive (DLPH) - FREE Research Report

Zimmerman Lawrence A who is Director at Delphi Automotive sold 3,000 shares at $58.67 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,699 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.75% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.59, down $1.08, or 1.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delphi Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,158
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41,158
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 126,558

The average volume for Delphi Automotive has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delphi Automotive has a market cap of $18.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 51.58% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Delphi Automotive PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures vehicle components; and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain, safety, and thermal technology solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Delphi Automotive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delphi Automotive as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Delphi Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hornbeck Offshore Services (HOS) - FREE Research Report

Mccarthy Timothy P who is SVP & Chief Human Resources Of at Hornbeck Offshore Services sold 337 shares at $56.98 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Human Resources Of owned 23,498 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.41% with the 337 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.04, down $0.94, or 1.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hornbeck Offshore Services go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,736
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,735

The average volume for Hornbeck Offshore Services has been 409,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hornbeck Offshore Services has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 68.11% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hornbeck Offshore Services, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides offshore supply vessels primarily in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico and Latin America. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Hornbeck Offshore Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hornbeck Offshore Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Hornbeck Offshore Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ITT Educational Services (ESI) - FREE Research Report

Blum Capital Partners Lp who is 10% Owner at ITT Educational Services sold 160,973 shares at $31.54 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.02% with the 160,973 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.10, down $1.44, or 4.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ITT Educational Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 172,365
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 266,558
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 266,558

The average volume for ITT Educational Services has been 420,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. ITT Educational Services has a market cap of $708.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 75.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

ITT Educational Services, Inc. provides postsecondary degree programs in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate ITT Educational Services a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ITT Educational Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full ITT Educational Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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