Insider Trading Alert - HMSY, LNG, MDAS And LNKD Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Jan. 17, 2014, 68 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $477.00 to $187,309,125.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HMS Holdings Corporation (HMSY) - FREE Research Report

Holster Robert M who is Director at HMS Holdings Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $25.83 on Jan. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 407,543 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.21% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.93, up $0.10, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HMS Holdings Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 58,667
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 82,667

The average volume for HMS Holdings Corporation has been 734,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. HMS Holdings Corporation has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 14.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

HMS Holdings Corp. provides cost containment services to government and private healthcare payers and sponsors. The company's services include co-ordination of benefits and program integrity services. The company has a P/E ratio of 48.2. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate HMS Holdings Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HMS Holdings Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full HMS Holdings Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Teague R Keith who is Sr. VP - Asset Group at Cheniere Energy sold 20,000 shares at $46.02 on Jan. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP - Asset Group owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.82% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Rayford Greg W. who is Sr. VP and General Counsel at Cheniere Energy sold 12,000 shares at $45.98 on Jan. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP and General Counsel owned 977,390 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.21% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.39, down $0.59, or 1.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 112,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 847,150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $11.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 6.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy 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 disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MedAssets (MDAS) - FREE Research Report

Mulligan Terrence J who is Director at MedAssets sold 2,000 shares at $21.97 on Jan. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 118,095 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.67% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.98, up $0.01, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MedAssets go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,207
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 240,207
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 311,512

The average volume for MedAssets has been 581,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. MedAssets has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 9.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

MedAssets, Inc., a financial and performance improvement company, provides technology-enabled products and services for hospitals, health systems, and other ancillary healthcare providers in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 311.4. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate MedAssets a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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LinkedIn (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Sze David L who is Director at LinkedIn sold 6,250 shares at $228.30 on Jan. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 154,438 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.89% with the 6,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $220.70, down $7.60, or 3.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,337
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 113,283

The average volume for LinkedIn has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn has a market cap of $22.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 1.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. The company has a P/E ratio of 733.1. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LinkedIn as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full LinkedIn Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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