Insider Trading Alert - FINL, MWE And CYS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, April 25, 2014, 64 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,125.00 to $63,855,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Finish Line (FINL) - FREE Research Report

Kirkendall Bill, who is Evp at Finish Line, sold 500 shares at $26.88 on April 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 16,474 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.95% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.76, down $0.12, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Finish Line go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,243
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,243
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,730

The average volume for Finish Line has been 699,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Finish Line has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 5.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 9 analysts who rate Finish Line a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 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 robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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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MarkWest Energy Partners (MWE) - FREE Research Report

Rosson Paula L, who is SVP/Chief Accounting Officer at MarkWest Energy Partners, sold 1,500 shares at $65.04 on April 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP/Chief Accounting Officer owned 21,424 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.54% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.69, down $1.35, or 2.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MarkWest Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,251
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,251

The average volume for MarkWest Energy Partners has been 913,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. MarkWest Energy Partners has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 4.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

MarkWest Energy Partners, L.P. is engaged in the gathering, processing, and transportation of natural gas. The company is also engaged in the gathering, transportation, fractionation, storage, and marketing of natural gas liquids; and the gathering and transportation of crude oil. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 273.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate MarkWest Energy Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MarkWest Energy Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth 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 MarkWest Energy Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CYS Investments (CYS) - FREE Research Report

Tyson David A, who is Director at CYS Investments, sold 8,000 shares at $8.68 on April 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,798 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.78% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.57, down $0.11, or 1.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CYS Investments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 170,332
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 34,248
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 170,332
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 34,248
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 220,332

The average volume for CYS Investments has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CYS Investments has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CYS Investments, Inc., a specialty finance company, makes leveraged investments in whole-pool residential mortgage pass-through securities where the principal and interest payments are guaranteed. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.5%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate CYS Investments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CYS Investments as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full CYS Investments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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