Insider Trading Alert - HMSY, SYNT, NEU, DTV And GBX 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:

HMS Holdings Corporation (HMSY) - FREE Research Report

Dragonetti Christina who is Chief Development Officer at HMS Holdings Corporation sold 12,000 shares at $22.00 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Development Officer owned 207,526 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.47% with the 12,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.98, down $1.02, or 4.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HMS Holdings Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,000

The average volume for HMS Holdings Corporation has been 742,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. HMS Holdings Corporation has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 18.29% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

HMS Holdings Corp. provides cost containment services to government and private healthcare payers and sponsors. The company's services include co-ordination of benefits and program integrity services. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.2. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate HMS Holdings Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Syntel (SYNT) - FREE Research Report

Doke Thomas who is Director at Syntel sold 2,957 shares at $85.67 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,757 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.26% with the 2,957 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.95, up $0.28, or 0.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Syntel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,275
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,297
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,644

The average volume for Syntel has been 88,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Syntel has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 59.65% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Syntel, Inc. provides information technology (IT) and knowledge process outsourcing (KPO) services worldwide. It operates in four segments: Applications Outsourcing, KPO, e-Business, and TeamSourcing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Syntel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Syntel 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Syntel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NewMarket Corporation (NEU) - FREE Research Report

Fiorenza David A who is VP & Chief Financial Officer at NewMarket Corporation sold 1,000 shares at $312.09 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Financial Officer owned 1,944 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.97% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $312.19, up $0.10, or 0.03% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for NewMarket Corporation has been 43,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. NewMarket Corporation has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 19.83% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NewMarket Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the petroleum additives and real estate development businesses. It operates in two segments, Petroleum Additives and Real Estate Development. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3. Currently there are no analysts that rate NewMarket Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NewMarket Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full NewMarket Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Directv (DTV) - FREE Research Report

Hunter Larry D who is Exec. VP and General Counsel at Directv sold 5,000 shares at $63.87 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP and General Counsel owned 56,796 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.09% with the 5,000 share transaction.

Churchill Bruce who is Exec.VP at Directv sold 25,000 shares at $63.97 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec.VP owned 53,205 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.97% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.20, down $0.77, or 1.22% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Directv has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Directv has a market cap of $33.7 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 27.93% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

DIRECTV provides digital television entertainment in the United States and Latin America. The company engages in acquiring, promoting, selling, and distributing digital entertainment programming primarily through satellite to residential and commercial subscribers. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Directv a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Directv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 Directv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Greenbrier Companies (GBX) - FREE Research Report

Glenn William who is SVP,Strategic Planning & CCO at Greenbrier Companies sold 3,000 shares at $31.40 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP,Strategic Planning & CCO owned 34,912 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.91% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.65, up $0.25, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Greenbrier Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,432
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,867
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,867

The average volume for Greenbrier Companies has been 284,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Greenbrier Companies has a market cap of $873.9 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 93.07% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.44%. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Greenbrier Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Greenbrier Companies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 poor profit margins. Get the full Greenbrier Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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