Insider Trading Alert - EME, VRX, FNP, LIN And GPOR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 17, 2013, 129 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $69.90 to $563,062,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

EMCOR Group (EME) - FREE Research Report

Matz R Kevin who is EVP - Shared Services at EMCOR Group sold 30,000 shares at $40.06 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP - Shared Services owned 125,126 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.34% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.33, up $0.27, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EMCOR Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,217

The average volume for EMCOR Group has been 452,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. EMCOR Group has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 15.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

EMCOR Group, Inc. provides electrical and mechanical construction, and facilities services primarily to commercial, industrial, utility, and institutional customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate EMCOR Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EMCOR Group 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, good cash flow from operations 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 EMCOR Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Valeant Pharmaceuticals International (VRX) - FREE Research Report

Pearson J. Michael who is Chief Executive Officer at Valeant Pharmaceuticals International bought 184,247 shares at $81.41 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 4.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.8% with the 184,247-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $111.10, up $29.69, or 26.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 72,532
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,000

The average volume for Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Valeant Pharmaceuticals International has a market cap of $36.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 82.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, Inc., a specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, and markets pharmaceutical products and medical devices in the areas of neurology, dermatology, and branded generics. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Valeant Pharmaceuticals International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Valeant Pharmaceuticals International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance 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 generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fifth & Pacific Companies (FNP) - FREE Research Report

Rubino Nicholas who is SVP, Chief Legal Officer at Fifth & Pacific Companies sold 30,000 shares at $32.46 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Legal Officer owned 31,580 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.72% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.72, up $0.26, or 0.78% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Fifth & Pacific Companies has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fifth & Pacific Companies has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 165.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fifth & Pacific Companies, Inc. engages in the design and marketing of a range of apparel and accessories. The company operates in four segments: JUICY COUTURE, LUCKY BRAND, KATE SPADE, and Adelington Design Group. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Fifth & Pacific Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fifth & Pacific Companies as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Fifth & Pacific Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LIN Media (LIN) - FREE Research Report

Parent Denise M who is Sr. VP Chief Legal Officer at LIN Media sold 1,040 shares at $25.77 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP Chief Legal Officer owned 158,651 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.65% with the 1,040-share transaction.

Sadusky Vincent L who is President and CEO at LIN Media sold 2,763 shares at $25.80 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.27% with the 2,763-share transaction.

Blumenthal Scott M who is Executive VP Television at LIN Media sold 1,270 shares at $25.78 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP Television owned 165,446 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.76% with the 1,270-share transaction.

Richter Robert S who is Sr. Vice President Digital at LIN Media sold 1,065 shares at $25.77 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President Digital owned 190,317 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.56% with the 1,065-share transaction.

Mohamed Nicholas N who is VP Controller at LIN Media sold 438 shares at $25.83 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP Controller owned 73,380 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.59% with the 438-share transaction.

Schmaeling Richard J who is Sr. VP Chief Financial Officer at LIN Media sold 1,379 shares at $25.78 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP Chief Financial Officer owned 234,875 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.58% with the 1,379-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.91, up $1.13, or 4.21% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for LIN Media has been 486,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. LIN Media has a market cap of $897.8 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LIN Media LLC, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a local multimedia company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate LIN Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LIN Media as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full LIN Media Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gulfport Energy Corporation (GPOR) - FREE Research Report

Maier Stuart who is Vice President of Geosciences at Gulfport Energy Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $55.58 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President of Geosciences owned 44,111 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.48% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.20, up $0.62, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gulfport Energy Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,500

The average volume for Gulfport Energy Corporation has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gulfport Energy Corporation has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 45.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Gulfport Energy Corporation engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas properties. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.4. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Gulfport Energy Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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