Insider Trading Alert - VRNG, PNC, TGI, ESI And LOGI Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $72.21 to $38,045,742.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vringo (VRNG) - FREE Research Report

Lang Andrew Kennedy who is President & CTO at Vringo sold 587,243 shares at $5.19 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CTO owned 2.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.03% with the 587,243-share transaction.

Berger Alexander R. who is COO & Secretary at Vringo sold 250,000 shares at $5.03 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the COO & Secretary owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.21% with the 250,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.09, down $0.94, or 23.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vringo go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 86,875
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 86,875
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 178,174

The average volume for Vringo has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vringo has a market cap of $361.7 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 44.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Vringo, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the innovation, acquisition, licensing, and protection of intellectual property worldwide. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Vringo a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vringo as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Vringo Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) - FREE Research Report

Guyaux Joseph C who is Senior Vice Chairman at PNC Financial Services Group sold 8,434 shares at $80.87 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice Chairman owned 55,423 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.21% with the 8,434-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $78.94, down $1.93, or 2.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PNC Financial Services Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,584
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,584
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,584

The average volume for PNC Financial Services Group has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PNC Financial Services Group has a market cap of $43.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 2.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States and internationally. The company's Retail Banking segment provides deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management, and cash management services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.0. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate PNC Financial Services Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PNC Financial Services Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full PNC Financial Services Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Triumph Group (TGI) - FREE Research Report

Frisby Jeffry D who is President and CEO at Triumph Group bought 3,000 shares at $68.47 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 83,354 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.73% with the 3,000-share transaction.

Drosdick John G who is Director at Triumph Group bought 5,000 shares at $68.25 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.14, down $1.11, or 1.66% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Triumph Group has been 517,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Triumph Group has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 10.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Triumph Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, engineering, manufacture, repair, overhaul, and distribution of aero structures, aircraft components, accessories, subassemblies, and systems worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Triumph Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Triumph Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Triumph Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ITT Educational Services (ESI) - FREE Research Report

Tanner Glenn E who is EVP, Chief Marketing Officer at ITT Educational Services sold 1,847 shares at $38.87 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Marketing Officer owned 13,096 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.36% with the 1,847-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.04, down $10.83, or 38.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ITT Educational Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 757
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,514
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 857,321

The average volume for ITT Educational Services has been 496,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. ITT Educational Services has a market cap of $688.0 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 12.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

ITT Educational Services, Inc. provides postsecondary degree programs in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate ITT Educational Services a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ITT Educational Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full ITT Educational Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Logitech International S.A (LOGI) - FREE Research Report

Borel Daniel who is Director at Logitech International S.A sold 104,841 shares at $16.37 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.05% with the 104,841-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.52, down $0.85, or 5.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Logitech International S.A go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,900
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 400,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 18,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 400,000

The average volume for Logitech International S.A has been 721,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Logitech International S.A has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 15.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Logitech International S.A. designs, manufactures, and markets hardware and software products that enable digital navigation, music and video entertainment, gaming, social networking, audio and video communication over the Internet, video security, and home-entertainment control. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 83.5. Currently there are no analysts that rate Logitech International S.A a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Logitech International S.A as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Logitech International S.A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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