Insider Trading Alert - SPB, NS, AMBA, VNTV And CSOD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 6, 2014, 102 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.10 to $7,496,280.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) - FREE Research Report

Fagre Nathan E who is SVP, GC and Secretary at Spectrum Brands Holdings sold 900 shares at $70.11 on Jan. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, GC and Secretary owned 15,632 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.44% with the 900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.96, down $0.15, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectrum Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,244
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,244
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48,244

The average volume for Spectrum Brands Holdings has been 157,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectrum Brands Holdings has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 0.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer products company worldwide. The company operates through Global Batteries & Appliances, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden Business, and Hardware & Home Improvement segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.41%. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Spectrum Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectrum Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Spectrum Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NuStar Energy L.P (NS) - FREE Research Report

Brown Mary Rose who is EVP - Administration at NuStar Energy L.P bought 550 shares at $50.90 on Jan. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Administration owned 748 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 277.78% with the 550-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.99, down $0.91, or 1.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NuStar Energy L.P go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 102,100
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 102,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 102,100

The average volume for NuStar Energy L.P has been 578,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. NuStar Energy L.P has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 0.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

NuStar Energy L.P. engages in the terminalling, storage, and transportation of petroleum products primarily in the United States and the Netherlands. The company operates in three segments: Storage, Transportation, and Asphalt and Fuels Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 69.3. Currently there are no analysts that rate NuStar Energy L.P a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NuStar Energy L.P as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, impressive record of earnings per share growth and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full NuStar Energy L.P Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ambarella (AMBA) - FREE Research Report

Kohn Leslie who is Chief Technology Officer at Ambarella sold 70,000 shares at $33.02 on Jan. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Technology Officer owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.19% with the 70,000-share transaction.

Wang Feng-Ming who is President and CEO at Ambarella sold 105,500 shares at $33.02 on Jan. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 506,470 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.24% with the 105,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.04, up $3.02, or 8.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ambarella go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 74,963
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 449,129
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 646,378

The average volume for Ambarella has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ambarella has a market cap of $965.2 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 0.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD) video capture, sharing, and display. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Ambarella a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ambarella as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full Ambarella Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Cole Royal who is President, Fin. Institutions at Vantiv sold 10,000 shares at $32.25 on Jan. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Fin. Institutions owned 187,457 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.06% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.28, up $0.03, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30.2 million

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 1.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Vantiv, Inc. provides electronic integrated payment processing services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.9. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Vantiv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vantiv as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Vantiv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cornerstone OnDemand (CSOD) - FREE Research Report

Miller Adam L who is President & CEO at Cornerstone OnDemand sold 12,800 shares at $53.09 on Jan. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 3.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.33% with the 12,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.02, up $3.93, or 6.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cornerstone OnDemand go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 109,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 434,888

The average volume for Cornerstone OnDemand has been 495,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cornerstone OnDemand has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 2.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cornerstone OnDemand, Inc. provides talent management solutions delivered as software-as-a-service. It offers four integrated clouds for recruiting, learning management, performance management, and extended enterprise. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Cornerstone OnDemand a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cornerstone OnDemand as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Cornerstone OnDemand Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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