Insider Trading Alert - SPLK, UTHR, IBKR, CMLS And SPG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 27, 2013, 44 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $182.70 to $2,289,990.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Neustaetter Thomas M who is Director at Splunk sold 1,500 shares at $70.60 on Dec. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 77,603 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.9% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.99, down $1.61, or 2.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,282
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,282
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 301,395

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 143.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 11 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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United Therapeutics Corporation (UTHR) - FREE Research Report

Rothblatt Martine A who is Ceo at United Therapeutics Corporation sold 18,147 shares at $113.15 on Dec. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 569,381 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.09% with the 18,147-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $113.57, up $0.42, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Therapeutics Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for United Therapeutics Corporation has been 677,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Therapeutics Corporation has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 109.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

United Therapeutics Corporation, a biotechnology company, focuses on the development and commercialization of products to address the unmet medical needs of patients with chronic and life-threatening conditions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate United Therapeutics Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Therapeutics Corporation 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, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full United Therapeutics Corporation 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 11,125 shares at $24.61 on Dec. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 275,715 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.88% with the 11,125-share transaction.

Brody Paul Jonathan who is Chief Financial Officer at Interactive Brokers Group sold 6,185 shares at $24.61 on Dec. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 153,291 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.88% with the 6,185-share transaction.

Galik Milan who is SVP Software Development at Interactive Brokers Group sold 3,000 shares at $24.50 on Dec. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Software Development owned 724,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.41% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.46, down $0.04, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 111,000

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 510,200 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 80.26% 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 1.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.4. Currently there are 2 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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Cumulus Media (CMLS) - FREE Research Report

Ba Capital Co Lp who is Director at Cumulus Media sold 300,000 shares at $7.63 on Dec. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.48% with the 300,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.64, up $0.01, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cumulus Media go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,000

The average volume for Cumulus Media has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cumulus Media has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 185.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cumulus Media Inc. owns and operates commercial radio station clusters in the United States. The company sells local, regional, and national advertising for broadcast on its radio stations. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Cumulus Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cumulus Media as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Cumulus Media Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Simon Property Group (SPG) - FREE Research Report

Barkley James M who is General Counsel at Simon Property Group sold 4,000 shares at $154.40 on Dec. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 89,288 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.29% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $153.22, down $1.18, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Simon Property Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 277
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 277
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 607
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 500

The average volume for Simon Property Group has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Simon Property Group has a market cap of $47.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 2.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Simon Property Group, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. It engages in investment, ownership, and management of properties. The firm invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.3. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Simon Property Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Simon Property Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Simon Property Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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