Insider Trading Alert - MEMP, IBKR, Y, SMTC And UMBF 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:

Memorial Production Partners (MEMP) - FREE Research Report

Hersh Kenneth A who is Director at Memorial Production Partners sold 7.1 million shares at $19.12 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 7.1 million share transaction.

Memorial Resource Development LLC who is 10% Owner at Memorial Production Partners sold 7.1 million shares at $19.12 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 7.1 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.92, up $0.80, or 4.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Memorial Production Partners go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 19,292
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 19,292

The average volume for Memorial Production Partners has been 654,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Memorial Production Partners has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 9.14% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Memorial Production Partners LP, through its subsidiary, Memorial Production Operating LLC, engages in the acquisition, development, exploitation, and production of oil and natural gas properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 114.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Memorial Production Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Memorial Production Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Memorial Production Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - FREE Research Report

Nemser Earl H who is Vice Chairman at Interactive Brokers Group sold 15,046 shares at $23.77 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 434,954 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.34% with the 15,046 share transaction.

Brody Paul Jonathan who is Chief Financial Officer at Interactive Brokers Group sold 8,365 shares at $23.77 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 241,825 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.34% with the 8,365 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.10, up $0.33, or 1.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 115,000

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 479,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Interactive Brokers Group has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 73.69% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Interactive Brokers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Interactive Brokers Group 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, reasonable valuation levels 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 Interactive Brokers Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alleghany (Y) - FREE Research Report

Wong Raymond who is Director at Alleghany bought 300 shares at $388.05 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 900 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 300 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $393.30, up $5.25, or 1.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alleghany go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,650
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,650

The average volume for Alleghany has been 44,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alleghany has a market cap of $6.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 16.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Alleghany Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the property and casualty reinsurance and insurance business in the United States. It operates through two segments, reinsurance and insurance. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently there are no analysts that rate Alleghany a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alleghany as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Alleghany Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Semtech Corporation (SMTC) - FREE Research Report

Beauchamp Gary who is Senior Vice President at Semtech Corporation sold 5,359 shares at $29.95 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 5,359 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.90, down $0.05, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Semtech Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,454

The average volume for Semtech Corporation has been 572,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Semtech Corporation has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 1.73% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Semtech Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed signal semiconductor products. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Semtech Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Semtech Corporation 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Semtech Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) - FREE Research Report

Kemper Alexander C who is Director at UMB Financial Corporation sold 1,000 shares at $63.06 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,280 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.74% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.58, up $0.52, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for UMB Financial Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,241
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,741
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 128
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,033

The average volume for UMB Financial Corporation has been 275,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. UMB Financial Corporation has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 40.51% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

UMB Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, offers various banking and other financial services in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Bank, Payment Solutions, Institutional Investment Management, and Asset Servicing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates UMB Financial Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates UMB Financial Corporation 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, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full UMB Financial Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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