Insider Trading Alert - HUM, SPLK, WNR, FNGN And PVTB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 2, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $696.00 to $31,440,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Humana (HUM) - FREE Research Report

Christopher M Todoroff who is Sr. VP and General Counsel at Humana sold 6,000 shares at $105.50 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP and General Counsel owned 16,226 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.23, down $1.27, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Humana go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,865
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,865
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,980

The average volume for Humana has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Humana has a market cap of $16.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 51.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Humana Inc., a health care company, offers a range of insurance products, and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Employer Group, and Healthcare Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Humana a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Humana 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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Humana Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Neustaetter Thomas M who is Director at Splunk sold 1,500 shares at $72.65 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 83,603 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.76% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.67, down $1.98, or 2.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 252,613
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 363,274

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 148.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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Western Refining (WNR) - FREE Research Report

Dalke Gary R who is Chief Financial Officer at Western Refining sold 10,000 shares at $40.00 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 79,803 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.14% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Western Refining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 570,351
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 801,617
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.4 million

The average volume for Western Refining has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Refining has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 38.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Western Refining, Inc. operates as an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. It operates in three segments: Refining, Wholesale, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Western Refining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Refining as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Western Refining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Financial Engines (FNGN) - FREE Research Report

Sharp Mary Lee who is EVP Human Resources at Financial Engines sold 420 shares at $67.49 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP Human Resources owned 46 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 90.13% with the 420-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.46, up $0.97, or 1.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Financial Engines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 24,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,454
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 89,454

The average volume for Financial Engines has been 343,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Financial Engines has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 144.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Financial Engines, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides independent, technology-enabled portfolio management services, investment advice, and retirement income services to participants in employer-sponsored defined contribution plans. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 127.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Financial Engines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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PrivateBancorp (PVTB) - FREE Research Report

Coleman Robert F who is Director at PrivateBancorp sold 17,000 shares at $27.55 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 58,962 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.38% with the 17,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.84, down $0.71, or 2.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PrivateBancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.1 million

The average volume for PrivateBancorp has been 486,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. PrivateBancorp has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 81.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

PrivateBancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for The PrivateBank and Trust Company, which provides business and personal financial services to middle-market companies and business owners, executives, entrepreneurs, and families in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate PrivateBancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PrivateBancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 PrivateBancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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