Insider Trading Alert - PSB, SFI, PNRA, FET And OPK Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, 143 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $296.78 to $400,200,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PS Business Parks (PSB) - FREE Research Report

Public Storage who is 10% Owner at PS Business Parks bought 950,000 shares at $79.25 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.3% with the 950,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.04, down $0.21, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PS Business Parks go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 239,555
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 406,748

The average volume for PS Business Parks has been 116,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. PS Business Parks has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 21.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

PS Business Parks, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, development, ownership, and operation of commercial properties primarily multi-tenant flex, office, and industrial space. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.8. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates PS Business Parks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PS Business Parks as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full PS Business Parks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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iStar Financial (SFI) - FREE Research Report

Sugarman Jay who is Chairman and CEO at iStar Financial sold 80,246 shares at $12.20 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 2.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.29% with the 80,246 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.27, up $0.07, or 0.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for iStar Financial go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 160,492
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 401,230

The average volume for iStar Financial has been 678,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. iStar Financial has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 49.69% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

iStar Financial Inc. operates as a finance and investment company focusing on the commercial real estate industry in the United States. The company provides custom-tailored investment capital to high-end private and corporate owners of real estate; and invests in a range of real estate sectors. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 145%. Currently there are no analysts that rate iStar Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates iStar Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full iStar Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Panera Bread Company (PNRA) - FREE Research Report

Wooldridge Mark D. who is Controller at Panera Bread Company sold 288 shares at $167.48 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Controller owned 1,195 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.42% with the 288 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $166.29, down $1.19, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Panera Bread Company go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 75
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,442

The average volume for Panera Bread Company has been 642,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Panera Bread Company has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 5.14% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Panera Bread Company, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises retail bakery-cafes in the United States and Canada. The company operates three business segments: Bakery-Cafe Operations, Franchise Operations, and Fresh Dough and Other Product Operations. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Panera Bread Company a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Panera Bread Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Panera Bread Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Forum Energy Technologies (FET) - FREE Research Report

Waite Andrew L who is Director at Forum Energy Technologies sold 6.0 million shares at $28.30 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.37% with the 6.0 million share transaction.

Simmons L E who is 10% Owner at Forum Energy Technologies sold 6.0 million shares at $28.30 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 75.57% with the 6.0 million share transaction.

Baldwin David C who is Director at Forum Energy Technologies sold 6.0 million shares at $28.30 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.37% with the 6.0 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.24, down $0.06, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Forum Energy Technologies go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,450

The average volume for Forum Energy Technologies has been 364,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Forum Energy Technologies has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 11.88% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. manufactures technologies and applied products for the energy industry in the United States, Canada, and internationally. It operates through two business segments, Drilling & Subsea, and Production & Infrastructure. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Forum Energy Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Forum Energy Technologies 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 reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full Forum Energy Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Opko Health (OPK) - FREE Research Report

Frost Phillip Md Et Al who is CEO & Chairman at Opko Health bought 37,600 shares at $10.15 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 137.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.03% with the 37,600 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.49, up $0.34, or 3.25% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Opko Health has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Opko Health has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 108.73% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Opko Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies. It operates in two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Opko Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Opko Health as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Opko Health Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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