Insider Trading Alert - IRWD, GMED, DST, RRC And GTN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 16, 2014, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $35.09 to $29,478,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD) - FREE Research Report

Roberts Bryan E who is Director at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals sold 21,200 shares at $12.57 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 143,617 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.86% with the 21,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.25, down $0.32, or 2.61% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has been 996,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 5.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an entrepreneurial pharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes human therapeutic products. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Ironwood Pharmaceuticals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ironwood Pharmaceuticals as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Globus Medical (GMED) - FREE Research Report

Demski David M who is President and COO at Globus Medical sold 96,813 shares at $20.51 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 381,365 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.25% with the 96,813-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.98, up $2.47, or 10.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Globus Medical go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,187
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 291,088
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 335,864

The average volume for Globus Medical has been 537,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Globus Medical has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 13.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Globus Medical, Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design, development, and commercialization of products that promote healing in patients with spine disorders. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Globus Medical a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Globus Medical as a hold. 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 and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full Globus Medical Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DST Systems (DST) - FREE Research Report

Allinson A Edward who is Director at DST Systems sold 22,000 shares at $88.07 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 50,872 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.19% with the 22,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.07, up $3.00, or 3.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DST Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 225
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 460
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,002
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,000

The average volume for DST Systems has been 229,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. DST Systems has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 0.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DST Systems, Inc. provides information processing and software services and products. The company operates in two segments, Financial Services and Customer Communications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate DST Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DST Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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 DST Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Range Resources Corporation (RRC) - FREE Research Report

Dub Anthony V who is Director at Range Resources Corporation sold 9,938 shares at $82.87 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 97,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.29% with the 9,938-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.01, up $0.14, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Range Resources Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for Range Resources Corporation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Range Resources Corporation has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Range Resources Corporation operates as an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and oil company in the United States. It engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of natural gas and oil properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 97.3. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Range Resources Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Range Resources Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and premium valuation. Get the full Range Resources Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gray Television (GTN) - FREE Research Report

Newton Howell who is Director at Gray Television sold 3,000 shares at $12.25 on Jan. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,273 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.74% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.84, down $0.41, or 3.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gray Television go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000

The average volume for Gray Television has been 935,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gray Television has a market cap of $632.6 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 18.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gray Television, Inc. operates as a television broadcast company in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 26.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 67.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Gray Television a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gray Television as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Gray Television Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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