Insider Trading Alert - STR, ATK, GNC, FDS And FISV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2013, 237 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $356,344,136.36.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Questar (STR) - FREE Research Report

Rattie Keith O who is Director at Questar sold 5,000 shares at $23.65 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.78, down $0.87, or 3.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Questar go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 250
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Questar has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Questar has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 16.19% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Questar Corporation operates as an integrated natural gas company in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Currently there are no analysts that rate Questar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Questar as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Questar Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alliant Techsystems (ATK) - FREE Research Report

Wolf Christine Ann who is Senior VP Human Resources at Alliant Techsystems sold 1,498 shares at $114.74 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior VP Human Resources owned 5,698 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.82% with the 1,498 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $114.83, up $0.09, or 0.08% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Alliant Techsystems has been 323,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alliant Techsystems has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 84.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alliant Techsystems Inc. engages in the provision of aerospace, defense, and commercial products to the U.S. government, allied nations, and prime contractors. The company also supplies ammunition and related accessories to law enforcement agencies and commercial customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alliant Techsystems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alliant Techsystems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Alliant Techsystems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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GNC Holdings (GNC) - FREE Research Report

Green Darryl who is SVP, Intl. & Domestic Franch. at GNC Holdings sold 1,263 shares at $57.68 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Intl. & Domestic Franch. owned 13,492 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.56% with the 1,263 share transaction.

Szabo Joseph G. who is SVP, Manufacturing at GNC Holdings sold 378 shares at $57.84 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Manufacturing owned 3,008 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.16% with the 378 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.50, up $1.66, or 2.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GNC Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,779
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,279
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 86,979

The average volume for GNC Holdings has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. GNC Holdings has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 77.46% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products. It operates through three segments: Retail, Franchise, and Manufacturing/Wholesale. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate GNC Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GNC Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity 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 GNC Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FactSet Research Systems (FDS) - FREE Research Report

Kennedy Kieran M. who is Senior Vice President at FactSet Research Systems sold 372 shares at $110.18 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 8,769 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.07% with the 372 share transaction.

Nicolelli Maurizio who is Chief Financial Officer at FactSet Research Systems sold 263 shares at $110.18 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 6,042 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.17% with the 263 share transaction.

Stern Rachel Rebecca who is Senior Vice President at FactSet Research Systems sold 198 shares at $110.18 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 1,983 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.08% with the 198 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $110.52, up $0.34, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FactSet Research Systems go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,624

The average volume for FactSet Research Systems has been 332,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. FactSet Research Systems has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 25.44% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate FactSet Research Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FactSet Research Systems 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, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. 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 FactSet Research Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fiserv (FISV) - FREE Research Report

Yabuki Jeffery W who is President & CEO at Fiserv sold 4,000 shares at $105.36 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 143,828 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.71% with the 4,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $105.58, up $0.22, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fiserv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,500

The average volume for Fiserv has been 466,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fiserv has a market cap of $13.6 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 33.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fiserv, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial services technology worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Fiserv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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

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