Insider Trading Alert - VNTV, PVR, BSX, MDSO And SRE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 8, 2014, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,000.20 to $12,860,510.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Greene Nelson F who is Chief Legal Officer & Sec. at Vantiv sold 12,494 shares at $32.09 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Legal Officer & Sec. owned 37,482 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25% with the 12,494-share transaction.

Weingart William J who is President, E-Commerce at Vantiv sold 5,891 shares at $32.14 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, E-Commerce owned 154,210 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.68% with the 5,891-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.26, up $0.12, or 0.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 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 1.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 37.8. 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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