Insider Trading Alert - PRAA, DYN And IBKR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 8, 2014, 48 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $150.00 to $9,683,280.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Portfolio Recovery Associates (PRAA) - FREE Research Report

Petit Michael J who is President -Bankruptcy Services at Portfolio Recovery Associates sold 5,000 shares at $58.98 on April 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the President -Bankruptcy Services owned 105,750 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.51% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.85, down $1.13, or 1.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Portfolio Recovery Associates go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 105,096
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 134,132

The average volume for Portfolio Recovery Associates has been 568,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Portfolio Recovery Associates has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 8.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc., a financial and business service company, is engaged in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Portfolio Recovery Associates a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Portfolio Recovery Associates 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Portfolio Recovery Associates Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dynegy (DYN) - FREE Research Report

Franklin Resources Inc who is 10% Owner at Dynegy sold 100,000 shares at $25.50 on April 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 25.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.4% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.04, down $6.46, or 33.93% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Dynegy has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dynegy has a market cap of $72.5 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dynegy Inc. and its subsidiaries produce and sell electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Coal and Gas.

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Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - FREE Research Report

Galik Milan who is SVP Software Development at Interactive Brokers Group sold 1,800 shares at $21.78 on April 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP Software Development owned 786,017 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.23% with the 1,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.17, up $0.39, or 1.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 102,700

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 520,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Interactive Brokers Group has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 9.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Interactive Brokers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Interactive Brokers Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Interactive Brokers Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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