Insider Trading Alert - MA, ITMN, BLMN, GME And N Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 21, 2014, 54 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $307.00 to $352,080,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

MasterCard Incorporated (MA) - FREE Research Report

MasterCard Foundation who is 10% Owner at MasterCard Incorporated sold 26,984 shares at $823.12 on Jan. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 12.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.22% with the 26,984-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.21, down $739.91, or 889.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MasterCard Incorporated go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,370
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,870
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,563

The average volume for MasterCard Incorporated has been 644,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. MasterCard Incorporated has a market cap of $94.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 2.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

MasterCard Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides transaction processing and other payment-related services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.3. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate MasterCard Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MasterCard Incorporated as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full MasterCard Incorporated Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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InterMune (ITMN) - FREE Research Report

Welch Daniel G who is Chairman, CEO and President at InterMune sold 50,000 shares at $18.02 on Jan. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO and President owned 37,434 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 57.19% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.92, down $0.10, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for InterMune go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 70,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,002

The average volume for InterMune has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. InterMune has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 22.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

InterMune, Inc., a biotechnology company, engages in the research, development, and commercialization of therapies in pulmonology and orphan fibrotic diseases. The company focuses on therapies for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive and fatal lung disease. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate InterMune a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Bloomin Brands (BLMN) - FREE Research Report

Basham Robert Danker who is 10% Owner at Bloomin Brands sold 79,046 shares at $22.94 on Jan. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 6.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.23% with the 79,046-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.16, up $0.22, or 0.96% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Bloomin Brands has been 697,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bloomin Brands has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 5.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Bloomin' Brands, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates casual, polished casual, and fine dining restaurants primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Bloomin Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bloomin Brands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Bloomin Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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GameStop (GME) - FREE Research Report

Koonin Steven R who is Director at GameStop sold 2,100 shares at $36.73 on Jan. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,340 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.36% with the 2,100-share transaction.

Mauler Michael who is Ex. VP-GameStop International at GameStop sold 6,000 shares at $38.00 on Jan. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ex. VP-GameStop International owned 167,467 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.46% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.83, up $0.83, or 2.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GameStop go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 313,408

The average volume for GameStop has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. GameStop has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 22.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

GameStop Corp. operates as a video game retailer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate GameStop a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GameStop as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full GameStop Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NetSuite (N) - FREE Research Report

Solomon Douglas P. who is SVP, General Counsel & Sec. at NetSuite sold 500 shares at $110.00 on Jan. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel & Sec. owned 21,656 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.26% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $111.86, up $1.86, or 1.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NetSuite go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 118,520
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 194,897

The average volume for NetSuite has been 445,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. NetSuite has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 8.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NetSuite Inc. provides cloud-based financials/enterprise resource planning (ERP) software suites in the United States and internationally. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate NetSuite a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NetSuite as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. 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 NetSuite Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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