Insider Trading Alert - OPEN, MFRM And BJRI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 19, 2014, 107 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $699.00 to $189,034,125.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Opentable (OPEN) - FREE Research Report

Meyer Daniel Harris who is Director at Opentable sold 3,647 shares at $82.17 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,664 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.82% with the 3,647-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.66, down $0.51, or 0.63% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Opentable has been 617,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Opentable has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 3.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

OpenTable, Inc. provides restaurant reservation solutions primarily in the United States, Canada, Germany, Japan, Mexico, and the United Kingdom. The company offers solutions that form an online network connecting reservation-taking restaurants and people who dine at those restaurants. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Opentable a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Opentable 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, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Opentable Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mattress Firm (MFRM) - FREE Research Report

Eitel Charles R who is Director at Mattress Firm sold 1,500 shares at $47.75 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,800 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 34.88% with the 1,500-share transaction.

Fortunato Joe who is Director at Mattress Firm sold 8,000 shares at $46.35 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,372 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.23% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.70, up $1.35, or 2.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattress Firm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,833
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,499
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,498

The average volume for Mattress Firm has been 255,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattress Firm has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 11.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mattress Firm Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of mattresses, and related products and accessories in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Mattress Firm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattress Firm as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Mattress Firm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BJ's Restaurants (BJRI) - FREE Research Report

Luxor Capital Group, LP who is 10% Owner at BJ's Restaurants bought 456,667 shares at $34.70 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 313,596 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 319.19% with the 456,667-share transaction.

Walsh Patrick who is See Footnote 1 at BJ's Restaurants bought 90,375 shares at $34.57 on March 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Footnote 1 owned 693,229 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.99% with the 90,375-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.40, down $0.17, or 0.49% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for BJ's Restaurants has been 667,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. BJ's Restaurants has a market cap of $997.5 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 13.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

BJ's Restaurants, Inc. owns and operates casual dining restaurants in the Unites States. The company's restaurants offer pizzas, beers, appetizers, entrees, pastas, sandwiches, salads, and desserts. The company has a P/E ratio of 48.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate BJ's Restaurants a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BJ's Restaurants as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full BJ's Restaurants Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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