Insider Trading Alert - SCG, POL And NATI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 26, 2014, 172 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $41.00 to $204,930,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SCANA (SCG) - FREE Research Report

Marsh Kevin B who is President & CEO at SCANA bought 1,000 shares at $49.43 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 10,613 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.4% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.40, down $0.03, or 0.07% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for SCANA has been 858,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. SCANA has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 4.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SCANA Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity to retail and wholesale customers in South Carolina. It owns nuclear, coal, hydro, oil and gas, and biomass generating facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate SCANA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SCANA as a buy. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full SCANA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PolyOne Corporation (POL) - FREE Research Report

Nikrant Craig M who is SVP, President of Global SEM at PolyOne Corporation sold 20,000 shares at $36.71 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, President of Global SEM owned 23,471 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.01% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.28, up $0.57, or 1.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PolyOne Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 41,268
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 80,191
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,691

The average volume for PolyOne Corporation has been 602,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. PolyOne Corporation has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 5.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PolyOne Corporation provides specialized polymer materials, services, and solutions with operations in specialty polymer formulations, color and additive systems, plastic sheet and packaging solutions, and polymer distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.9. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate PolyOne Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PolyOne Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. 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 PolyOne Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - FREE Research Report

Kodosky Jeffrey L who is Director at National Instruments Corporation sold 4,000 shares at $29.11 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 959,180 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.42% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.20, up $0.09, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,271

The average volume for National Instruments Corporation has been 436,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments Corporation has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 9.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

National Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells tools to engineers and scientists worldwide. It offers LabVIEW, a system design software product for measurement and control; and LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA that are strategic modular software add-ons. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.4. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates National Instruments Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates National Instruments Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full National Instruments Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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