Insider Trading Alert - ADS, SCSS, MFA, OHI And AGCO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 20, 2013, 164 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $442.90 to $580,709,873.28.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) - FREE Research Report

Kennedy Bryan J who is EVP & President, Epsilon at Alliance Data Systems Corporation sold 3,000 shares at $247.79 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & President, Epsilon owned 115,632 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.53% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $244.54, down $3.25, or 1.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alliance Data Systems Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,168
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,168
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,609

The average volume for Alliance Data Systems Corporation has been 396,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a market cap of $12.1 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 68.96% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions primarily in North America. The company operates in three segments: LoyaltyOne, Epsilon, and Private Label Services and Credit. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.0. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Alliance Data Systems Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alliance Data Systems Corporation 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, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. 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 Alliance Data Systems Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Select Comfort Corporation (SCSS) - FREE Research Report

Ibach Shelly Radue who is President and CEO at Select Comfort Corporation sold 8,381 shares at $20.14 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 123,320 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.36% with the 8,381 share transaction.

Schoppert Wendy Lee who is EVP, Chief Financial Officer at Select Comfort Corporation sold 13,383 shares at $20.17 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Financial Officer owned 90,373 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.9% with the 13,383 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.21, up $0.04, or 0.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Select Comfort Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,017
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,017
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,017

The average volume for Select Comfort Corporation has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Select Comfort Corporation has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 24.88% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Select Comfort Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, marketing, distribution, and retail of adjustable-firmness mattresses and other sleep-related products in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Select Comfort Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Select Comfort Corporation 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, reasonable valuation levels, 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 Select Comfort Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MFA Financial (MFA) - FREE Research Report

Gorin William S who is President at MFA Financial bought 2,000 shares at $7.15 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 671,852 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.3% with the 2,000 share transaction.

Freydberg Ronald A who is Executive Vice President at MFA Financial bought 6,000 shares at $7.14 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 974,848 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.62% with the 6,000 share transaction.

Knutson Craig L who is Executive Vice President at MFA Financial bought 5,000 shares at $7.13 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 313,632 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.62% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.18, up $0.05, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MFA Financial go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,000

The average volume for MFA Financial has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MFA Financial has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 11.96% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MFA Financial, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), invests in residential agency and non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 12.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate MFA Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MFA Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full MFA Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Omega Healthcare Investors (OHI) - FREE Research Report

Korman Bernard J who is Director at Omega Healthcare Investors bought 32,424 shares at $31.24 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 609,341 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.62% with the 32,424 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.90, up $0.66, or 2.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Omega Healthcare Investors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 46,070
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 46,070
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 46,070
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,975

The average volume for Omega Healthcare Investors has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Omega Healthcare Investors has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 31.66% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. is a real estate investment firm. The firm invests in the real estate markets of United States. It invests in healthcare facilities, primarily in long-term healthcare facilities in order to create its portfolio. Omega Healthcare Investors, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Omega Healthcare Investors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Omega Healthcare Investors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 Omega Healthcare Investors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AGCO (AGCO) - FREE Research Report

Crain Robert B who is Sr VP, Gen. Mgr. North America at AGCO sold 2,000 shares at $57.33 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, Gen. Mgr. North America owned 55,039 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.51% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.86, down $0.47, or 0.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AGCO go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,606
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,212
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,820

The average volume for AGCO has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AGCO has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 16.82% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate AGCO a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AGCO 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 AGCO Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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