Insider Trading Alert - ST, VR, CMLP, NUAN And IBKR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 10, 2013, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $495.90 to $1,382,884,839.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V (ST) - FREE Research Report

Bain Capital Investors Llc who is 10% Owner at Sensata Technologies Holding N.V sold 36.2 million shares at $38.25 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 30.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.2% with the 36.2 million-share transaction.

Edgerley Paul B who is Director at Sensata Technologies Holding N.V sold 18.1 million shares at $38.25 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.17% with the 18.1 million-share transaction.

Zide Stephen M who is Director at Sensata Technologies Holding N.V sold 18.1 million shares at $38.25 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.17% with the 18.1 million-share transaction.

Ward Michael De Courcy who is Director at Sensata Technologies Holding N.V sold 18.1 million shares at $38.25 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.17% with the 18.1 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.10, down $1.15, or 3.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,634
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,189

The average volume for Sensata Technologies Holding N.V has been 778,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sensata Technologies Holding N.V has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 15.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sensata Technologies Holding N.V, through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and sale of sensors and controls primarily in the Americas, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Sensors and Controls. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.3. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Sensata Technologies Holding N.V a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Validus Holdings (VR) - FREE Research Report

Zeng Lixin who is Pres, CEO AlphaCat & Research at Validus Holdings sold 6,492 shares at $40.21 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres, CEO AlphaCat & Research owned 61,390 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.56% with the 6,492-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.30, down $0.91, or 2.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Validus Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,754
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,567

The average volume for Validus Holdings has been 724,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Validus Holdings has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 15.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. through its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance, insurance, and insurance linked securities fund management services in the property, marine, and specialty lines markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Validus Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Crestwood Midstream Partners (CMLP) - FREE Research Report

Lambert Joel Christian who is SVP - General Counsel at Crestwood Midstream Partners sold 3,627 shares at $20.94 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP - General Counsel owned 3,628 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.99% with the 3,627-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.67, down $0.27, or 1.32% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Crestwood Midstream Partners has been 853,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Crestwood Midstream Partners has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 6.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP primarily engages in the gathering, processing, treating, compressing, transporting, and selling natural gas in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Barnett, Fayetteville, Granite Wash, and Marcellus. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Crestwood Midstream Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Crestwood Midstream Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and expanding profit margins. 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 generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Crestwood Midstream Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Nuance Communications (NUAN) - FREE Research Report

Icahn Carl C who is 10% Owner at Nuance Communications bought 1.4 million shares at $14.15 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 60.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.34% with the 1.4 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.25, up $0.10, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nuance Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,494
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 473,494
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 557,124

The average volume for Nuance Communications has been 6.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Nuance Communications has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 36.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Nuance Communications, Inc. provides voice and language solutions for businesses and consumers worldwide. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Nuance Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nuance Communications 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 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 Nuance Communications 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 14,486 shares at $24.54 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 358,660 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.88% with the 14,486-share transaction.

Brody Paul Jonathan who is Chief Financial Officer at Interactive Brokers Group sold 8,054 shares at $24.54 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 199,407 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.88% with the 8,054-share transaction.

Galik Milan who is SVP Software Development at Interactive Brokers Group sold 2,000 shares at $24.58 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Software Development owned 737,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.27% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.08, down $0.50, or 2.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 111,000

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 493,100 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 78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.3. 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 solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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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