Insider Trading Alert - FINL, NBL And TWTC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 3, 2014, 126 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $54.34 to $426,146,875.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Finish Line (FINL) - FREE Research Report

Wilhelm Edward W who is Chief Financial Officer at Finish Line sold 9,243 shares at $27.33 on April 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 9,243-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.25, up $0.92, or 3.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Finish Line go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,487
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,487

The average volume for Finish Line has been 707,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Finish Line has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 2.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Finish Line, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a mall-based specialty retailer in the United States. It operates Finish Line stores that offer performance and athletic casual shoes, as well as apparel and accessories for men, women, and kids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Finish Line a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Finish Line as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Finish Line Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Noble Energy (NBL) - FREE Research Report

Edelman Thomas J who is Director at Noble Energy sold 14,000 shares at $70.57 on April 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.05% with the 14,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.99, up $1.42, or 1.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Noble Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,190

The average volume for Noble Energy has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Noble Energy has a market cap of $25.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 4.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Noble Energy, Inc., an independent energy company, is engaged in the exploration and production of oil and gas properties worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.0. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Noble Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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

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tw telecom inc (TWTC) - FREE Research Report

Herda Larissa who is Chairman & CEO at tw telecom inc sold 57,160 shares at $31.90 on April 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.73% with the 57,160-share transaction.

Attorri Gregory J who is Director at tw telecom inc sold 2,000 shares at $31.48 on April 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 44,030 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.34% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.64, up $0.16, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for tw telecom inc go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 228,002
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 230,002

The average volume for tw telecom inc has been 701,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tw telecom inc has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 3.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

tw telecom inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides managed network services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 130.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate tw telecom inc a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates tw telecom inc as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full tw telecom inc Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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