Insider Trading Alert - WAGE, CDE, PACW, SNCR And SLCA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 21, 2013, 155 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.02 to $153,391,332.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

WageWorks (WAGE) - FREE Research Report

Vantagepoint Venture Associates Iv Llc who is 10% Owner at WageWorks sold 184,544 shares at $55.00 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 305,440 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.66% with the 184,544 share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for WageWorks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 215,271
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 225,271
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.3 million

The average volume for WageWorks has been 367,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. WageWorks has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 208.88% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

WageWorks, Inc. provides tax-advantaged programs for consumer-directed health, commuter, and other employee spending account benefits (CDBs) in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 766.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate WageWorks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WageWorks as a hold. 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 and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. Get the full WageWorks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Coeur Mining (CDE) - FREE Research Report

Kerr Keagan J. who is VP, HR and Communication at Coeur Mining bought 1,000 shares at $10.49 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, HR and Communication owned 27,481 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.78% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.81, up $0.32, or 2.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Coeur Mining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,650
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,300
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,300

The average volume for Coeur Mining has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Coeur Mining has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 56.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Coeur Mining, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the ownership, operation, exploration, and development of silver and gold mining properties primarily in South America, Mexico, the United States, and Australia. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Coeur Mining a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Coeur Mining as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Coeur Mining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PacWest Bancorp (PACW) - FREE Research Report

Dyck Robert G who is EVP and Chief Credit Officer at PacWest Bancorp sold 10,000 shares at $39.35 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP and Chief Credit Officer owned 45,706 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.95% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.44, up $1.09, or 2.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PacWest Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000

The average volume for PacWest Bancorp has been 581,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. PacWest Bancorp has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 58.54% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PacWest Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for Pacific Western Bank that provides commercial banking products and services to small to medium sized businesses, and the owners and employees of those businesses primarily in Southern California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate PacWest Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PacWest Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full PacWest Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) - FREE Research Report

Waldis Stephen G who is CEO and Chairman at Synchronoss Technologies sold 25,000 shares at $31.40 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO and Chairman owned 668,716 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.6% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.00, up $0.60, or 1.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Synchronoss Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,113
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71,253
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 243,962

The average volume for Synchronoss Technologies has been 338,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Synchronoss Technologies has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 47.51% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides software-based activation and personal cloud solutions for connected devices. The company has a P/E ratio of 111.1. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Synchronoss Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Synchronoss Technologies as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Synchronoss Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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US Silica Holdings (SLCA) - FREE Research Report

Ashe Prescott who is Director at US Silica Holdings sold 1.2 million shares at $30.70 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.9% with the 1.2 million share transaction.

Shaver Charles W who is Director at US Silica Holdings sold 1.2 million shares at $30.70 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.9% with the 1.2 million share transaction.

Amara Rajeev who is Director at US Silica Holdings sold 1.2 million shares at $30.70 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.9% with the 1.2 million share transaction.

Shinn Bryan Adair who is President & CEO at US Silica Holdings sold 1.2 million shares at $30.70 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 4.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.9% with the 1.2 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.45, up $2.75, or 8.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for US Silica Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11.9 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11.9 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25.7 million

The average volume for US Silica Holdings has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. US Silica Holdings has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 92.77% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

U.S. Silica Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the mining, processing, and sale of commercial silica in the United States. It operates in two segments, Oil & Gas Proppants and Industrial & Specialty Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate US Silica Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates US Silica Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full US Silica Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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