Insider Trading Alert - SNI, HOV And NDAQ Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 13, 2014, 133 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $83.06 to $209,607,265.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

Estate of Robert P. Scripps, Jr. who is 10% Owner at Scripps Networks Interactive sold 285,000 shares at $80.10 on March 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.54% with the 285,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.98, up $0.88, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 5.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers entertaining and useful content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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Hovnanian (HOV) - FREE Research Report

Pagano Vincent Jr who is Director at Hovnanian bought 6,000 shares at $4.89 on March 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,520 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.51% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.95, up $0.06, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hovnanian go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 67,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 67,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,000

The average volume for Hovnanian has been 4.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hovnanian has a market cap of $652.0 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 23.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hovnanian Enterprises, Inc. designs, constructs, markets, and sells residential homes in the United States. It constructs single-family detached homes, attached townhomes and condominiums, urban infill, and active adult homes. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.1. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Hovnanian a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hovnanian as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Hovnanian Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NASDAQ OMX Group (NDAQ) - FREE Research Report

Wedenborn Lars who is Director at NASDAQ OMX Group sold 11,116 shares at $39.77 on March 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,713 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 74.96% with the 11,116-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.27, up $0.50, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NASDAQ OMX Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,881
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 143,992

The average volume for NASDAQ OMX Group has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NASDAQ OMX Group has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 2.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. delivers trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, and public company services worldwide. It operates in four segments: Market Services, Listing Services, Information Services, and Technology Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate NASDAQ OMX Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NASDAQ OMX Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full NASDAQ OMX Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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