Insider Trading Alert - PRAA, BRCM, GBX, IDA And NNN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 13, 2013, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $43,077,002,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Portfolio Recovery Associates (PRAA) - FREE Research Report

Fredrickson Steven D who is President, CEO, Chairman at Portfolio Recovery Associates sold 15,000 shares at $56.92 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, CEO, Chairman owned 233,730 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.03% with the 15,000 share transaction.

Stern Neal who is EVP of Operations at Portfolio Recovery Associates sold 9,036 shares at $57.10 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP of Operations owned 49,932 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.32% with the 9,036 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.85, down $0.25, or 0.44% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Portfolio Recovery Associates has been 424,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Portfolio Recovery Associates has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 60.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc., a financial and business service company, engages in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Portfolio Recovery Associates a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Portfolio Recovery Associates as a buy. 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 Portfolio Recovery Associates Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Broadcom Corporation (BRCM) - FREE Research Report

Ramaswami Rajiv who is EVP&GM, Infrastructure Net Grp at Broadcom Corporation sold 4,900 shares at $26.51 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP&GM, Infrastructure Net Grp owned 235,782 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.04% with the 4,900 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.58, up $1.07, or 3.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Broadcom Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,801

The average volume for Broadcom Corporation has been 9.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are down 19.99% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Broadcom Corporation provides semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications. Its products offer voice, video, data, and multimedia connectivity in the home, office, and mobile environments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.5. Currently there are 22 analysts that rate Broadcom Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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

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Greenbrier Companies (GBX) - FREE Research Report

Rittenbaum Mark J who is Evp & Cfo at Greenbrier Companies sold 7,000 shares at $32.11 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Evp & Cfo owned 121,679 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.44% with the 7,000 share transaction.

McManus Victoria who is Director at Greenbrier Companies sold 45,000 shares at $31.18 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,666 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 87.1% with the 45,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.18, up $1.00, or 3.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Greenbrier Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,432
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,867
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,867

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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Idacorp (IDA) - FREE Research Report

Johnson Dennis L who is Director at Idacorp bought 500 shares at $50.54 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.12, down $0.42, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Idacorp go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for Idacorp has been 252,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Idacorp has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 16.63% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

IDACORP, Inc., through its subsidiary, Idaho Power Company, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, sale, and purchase of electric energy in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Idacorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Idacorp 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, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Idacorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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National Retail Properties (NNN) - FREE Research Report

Tessitore Christopher Paul who is Executive Officer at National Retail Properties bought 2,550 shares at $19.75 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Officer owned 2,550 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,550 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.77, up $13.02, or 39.73% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for National Retail Properties has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. National Retail Properties has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.48% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

National Retail Properties, Inc. is a publicly owned equity real estate investment trust. The firm acquires, owns, manages, and develops retail properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate National Retail Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates National Retail Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full National Retail Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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