Insider Trading Alert - TEG, VLY, MDCO, PVH And VVC 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:

Integrys Energy Group (TEG) - FREE Research Report

Schott James F. who is Vp & Cfo at Integrys Energy Group sold 500 shares at $53.40 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vp & Cfo owned 518 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.13% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.94, up $0.54, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Integrys Energy Group go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 540

The average volume for Integrys Energy Group has been 337,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Integrys Energy Group has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 2.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Integrys Energy Group, Inc., a diversified energy holding company, engages in regulated and non regulated energy operations in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Integrys Energy Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Integrys Energy Group as a buy. 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, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Integrys Energy Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Valley National Bancorp (VLY) - FREE Research Report

Mueller Bernadette who is Executive VP, Retail Banking at Valley National Bancorp sold 3,200 shares at $9.77 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, Retail Banking owned 63,076 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.83% with the 3,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.86, up $0.09, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Valley National Bancorp go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Valley National Bancorp has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Valley National Bancorp has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 6.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Valley National Bancorp operates as the bank holding company for the Valley National Bank that provides commercial, retail, and wealth management financial services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Currently there are no analysts that rate Valley National Bancorp a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Valley National Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Valley National Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Medicines (MDCO) - FREE Research Report

Antinori Paul Michael who is Sr. VP & General Counsel at Medicines sold 19,600 shares at $36.96 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & General Counsel owned 31,412 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.42% with the 19,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.07, up $0.11, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Medicines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,635
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,635

The average volume for Medicines has been 838,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Medicines has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 52.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Medicines Company provides medical solutions for patients in acute and intensive care hospitals worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.2. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Medicines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Medicines as a buy. 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Medicines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PVH (PVH) - FREE Research Report

Jenkins Margaret who is Director at PVH sold 765 shares at $130.47 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,260 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.01% with the 765-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $130.61, up $0.14, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PVH go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,355
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,355
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,355

The average volume for PVH has been 909,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. PVH has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry.

PVH Corp. operates as an apparel company in the United States and internationally. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate PVH a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PVH as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full PVH Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vectren (VVC) - FREE Research Report

Jones Robert G who is Director at Vectren bought 93 shares at $34.72 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,589 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.22% with the 93-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.81, up $0.09, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vectren go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 97
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,219

The average volume for Vectren has been 333,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vectren has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 17.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vectren Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides energy delivery services to residential, commercial, and industrial and other contract customers in Indiana and west central Ohio. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Vectren a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vectren as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Vectren Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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