Insider Trading Alert - SCTY, DORM And PENN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 29, 2014, 64 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $51.96 to $13,854,387.86.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SolarCity (SCTY) - FREE Research Report

Rive Lyndon R, who is Chief Executive Officer at SolarCity, sold 160,000 shares at $52.25 on April 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.77% with the 160,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.90, up $0.65, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SolarCity go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 107,434
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 107,434
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 107,434
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for SolarCity has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SolarCity has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 2.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

SolarCity Corporation designs, installs, and sells or leases solar energy systems to residential and commercial customers, and government entities in the United States. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate SolarCity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SolarCity as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins, generally high debt management risk and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full SolarCity Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dorman Products (DORM) - FREE Research Report

Levin Edgar W, who is Director at Dorman Products, sold 1,000 shares at $44.38 on April 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,083 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.64% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.23, up $11.85, or 21.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dorman Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,000

The average volume for Dorman Products has been 300,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Dorman Products has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 1.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dorman Products, Inc. supplies automotive replacement parts, automotive hardware, brake products, and household hardware to the automotive aftermarket and mass merchandise markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Dorman Products a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dorman Products 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, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Dorman Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Penn National Gaming (PENN) - FREE Research Report

Carlino Peter M, who is Director at Penn National Gaming, sold 153,000 shares at $11.32 on April 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 62,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 71.16% with the 153,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.02, down $0.30, or 2.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Penn National Gaming go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 451
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 780
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 451
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,717
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 951
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,717

The average volume for Penn National Gaming has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Penn National Gaming has a market cap of $912.5 million and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 21.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Penn National Gaming, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and manages gaming and pari-mutuel properties in the United States and Canada. The company is involved in gaming on slot machines and table games. It operates through three segments: Midwest, East/West, and Southern Plains. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Penn National Gaming a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Penn National Gaming as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Penn National Gaming Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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