Insider Trading Alert - FNGN, MDP And DLB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 12, 2014, 128 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $79.73 to $121,490,730.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Financial Engines (FNGN) - FREE Research Report

Jones Christopher L. who is EVP & Chief Investment Officer at Financial Engines sold 10,000 shares at $60.77 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Investment Officer owned 78,646 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.28% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.53, up $0.76, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Financial Engines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,127
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,337
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 74,291

The average volume for Financial Engines has been 359,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Financial Engines has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 11.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Financial Engines, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides independent, technology-enabled portfolio management services, investment advice, and retirement income services to participants in employer-sponsored defined contribution plans. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 115.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Financial Engines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Financial Engines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. 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 Financial Engines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Meredith Corporation (MDP) - FREE Research Report

Meredith Edwin T Iv who is 10% Owner at Meredith Corporation sold 300,000 shares at $43.07 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.18% with the 300,000-share transaction.

Frazier Meredith D Mell who is Director at Meredith Corporation sold 300,000 shares at $43.07 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.8% with the 300,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.03, up $0.96, or 2.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Meredith Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,916
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,916
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,916

The average volume for Meredith Corporation has been 354,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Meredith Corporation has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 16.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Meredith Corporation, a media and marketing company, is engaged in magazine publishing and related brand licensing, television broadcasting, digital and customer relationship marketing, digital and mobile media, and video creation operations in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.5. Currently there are no analysts that rate Meredith Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Dolby Laboratories (DLB) - FREE Research Report

Jasper N William Jr who is Director at Dolby Laboratories sold 9,310 shares at $41.31 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.13% with the 9,310-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.99, down $0.32, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dolby Laboratories go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,954
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,884
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,859

The average volume for Dolby Laboratories has been 399,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Dolby Laboratories has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 6.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Dolby Laboratories, Inc. provides products, services, and technologies for various stages in the content creation, distribution, and playback process in the entertainment industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Dolby Laboratories a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dolby Laboratories as a buy. 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Dolby Laboratories Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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