Insider Trading Alert - LAD, UA And ULTI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 25, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $95.53 to $95,971,341.22.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Lithia Motors (LAD) - FREE Research Report

Cain Susan O who is Director at Lithia Motors sold 1,000 shares at $61.46 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,530 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.98% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.30, up $0.84, or 1.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lithia Motors go as follows:

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

The average volume for Lithia Motors has been 340,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lithia Motors has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 10.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Lithia Motors, Inc. operates as an automotive franchisee and retailer of new and used vehicles in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Lithia Motors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lithia Motors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Lithia Motors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Under Armour (UA) - FREE Research Report

Adams Byron K JR who is Director at Under Armour sold 6,549 shares at $111.82 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 85,998 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.08% with the 6,549-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $118.40, up $6.58, or 5.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Under Armour go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 29,979
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,979
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,979

The average volume for Under Armour has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Under Armour has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 33.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Under Armour, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, and distribution of branded performance apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women, and youth primarily in North America, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and Latin America. The company has a P/E ratio of 76.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Under Armour a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Under Armour as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income 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 Under Armour Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ultimate Software Group (ULTI) - FREE Research Report

Wilber Rick who is Director at Ultimate Software Group sold 20,000 shares at $170.67 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 130,867 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.26% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $169.26, down $1.41, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ultimate Software Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 95,380

The average volume for Ultimate Software Group has been 193,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ultimate Software Group has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 10.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. provides cloud people management solutions for businesses across various industries. The company is involved in the research, development, and delivery of human capital management (HCM) technology. The company has a P/E ratio of 106.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Ultimate Software Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ultimate Software Group 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Ultimate Software Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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