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

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Yesterday, Oct. 7, 2013, 49 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.11 to $9,165,041.44.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) - FREE Research Report

Boldt James R who is Director at First Niagara Financial Group bought 1,222 shares at $10.23 on Oct. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,746 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.76% with the 1,222 share transaction.

Baker Thomas E who is Director at First Niagara Financial Group bought 2,389 shares at $10.23 on Oct. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 82,372 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.99% with the 2,389 share transaction.

Philip George M who is Director at First Niagara Financial Group bought 555 shares at $10.23 on Oct. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 54,169 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.04% with the 555 share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for First Niagara Financial Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,681
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,681

The average volume for First Niagara Financial Group has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Niagara Financial Group has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 29.13% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for First Niagara Bank, N.A. that provides retail and commercial banking, and other financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate First Niagara Financial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Niagara Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 First Niagara Financial Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RF Micro Devices (RFMD) - FREE Research Report

Priddy William A who is VP Administration and CFO at RF Micro Devices sold 100 shares at $5.99 on Oct. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP Administration and CFO owned 829,349 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.01% with the 100 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.88, down $0.11, or 1.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RF Micro Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 386,727
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 774,003

The average volume for RF Micro Devices has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 28.79% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

RF Micro Devices, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RF Micro Devices as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full RF Micro Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Concur Technologies (CNQR) - FREE Research Report

Pelzer Francis J. who is Chief Financial Officer at Concur Technologies sold 1,000 shares at $110.74 on Oct. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 24,756 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.88% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $108.61, down $2.13, or 1.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Concur Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 68,204
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 152,416

The average volume for Concur Technologies has been 501,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Concur Technologies has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 65.82% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Concur Technologies, Inc. develops integrated travel and expense management solutions. Its cloud computing solutions help companies and their employees to streamline expense management, travel procurement, itinerary management, and invoice management processes. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Concur Technologies a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Concur Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Concur Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Jabil Circuit (JBL) - FREE Research Report

Muir William D Jr who is Chief Operating Officer at Jabil Circuit sold 10,000 shares at $22.00 on Oct. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 575,599 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.71% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.95, down $0.05, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Jabil Circuit go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 45,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 397,560
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 833,681

The average volume for Jabil Circuit has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Jabil Circuit has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 22.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Jabil Circuit, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic manufacturing services and solutions worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.35%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.0. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Jabil Circuit a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Jabil Circuit 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, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Jabil Circuit Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) - FREE Research Report

Twinem Mary J who is Exec VP, CFO & Treasurer at Buffalo Wild Wings sold 2,000 shares at $114.95 on Oct. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec VP, CFO & Treasurer owned 39,809 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.78% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $113.93, down $1.02, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Buffalo Wild Wings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,550
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,321

The average volume for Buffalo Wild Wings has been 319,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Buffalo Wild Wings has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 48.79% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. engages in the ownership, operation, and franchise of restaurants primarily in the United States. It offers chicken and various food and beverage items, as well as serves bottled beers, wines, and liquor. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Buffalo Wild Wings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Buffalo Wild Wings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, 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 Buffalo Wild Wings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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