Insider Trading Alert - SNI, CMLP And SSI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 24, 2014, 82 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $820.00 to $144,690,560.42.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

McCabe Molly E who is 10% Owner at Scripps Networks Interactive sold 68,518 shares at $77.54 on March 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 108,417 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.73% with the 68,518-share transaction.

Tagliaferri Megan Scripps who is 10% Owner at Scripps Networks Interactive sold 68,517 shares at $77.54 on March 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 150,737 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.25% with the 68,517-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.93, down $2.61, or 3.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.5 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.8 million

The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 878,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 13.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. 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, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. 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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Crestwood Midstream Partners (CMLP) - FREE Research Report

Sherman John J who is Director at Crestwood Midstream Partners sold 50,000 shares at $22.26 on March 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 245,960 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.89% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.91, up $0.65, or 2.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Crestwood Midstream Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,627
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,627
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,627

The average volume for Crestwood Midstream Partners has been 963,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Crestwood Midstream Partners has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry.

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP is engaged in the gathering, processing, treating, compression, storage, and transportation of natural gas; storage and transportation of natural gas liquids (NGLs); and gathering, storage, and terminalling of crude oil in the United States. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Crestwood Midstream Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Crestwood Midstream Partners as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Crestwood Midstream Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stage Stores (SSI) - FREE Research Report

Stasyszen Richard E who is SVP, Finance and Controller at Stage Stores sold 1,000 shares at $25.00 on March 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Finance and Controller owned 23,594 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.07% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.42, down $0.58, or 2.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stage Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Stage Stores has been 510,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stage Stores has a market cap of $781.9 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 11.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Stage Stores, Inc. operates department stores and off-price stores in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Stage Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stage Stores as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Stage Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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