Insider Trading Alert - VPRT, DUK And ED Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 5, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $54.87 to $138,948,169.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VistaPrint (VPRT) - FREE Research Report

Olsen Eric C, who is Director at VistaPrint, bought 4,000 shares at $39.57 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,097 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 78.48% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.00, up $0.43, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VistaPrint go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,687

The average volume for VistaPrint has been 405,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. VistaPrint has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 28.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Vistaprint N.V. operates as an online provider of coordinated portfolios of marketing products and services to micro businesses worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate VistaPrint a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VistaPrint as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full VistaPrint Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) - FREE Research Report

Yates Lloyd M, who is Executive VP, Reg Utilities at Duke Energy Corporation, sold 300 shares at $74.60 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, Reg Utilities owned 51,360 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.58% with the 300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.05, down $1.55, or 2.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Duke Energy Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,771
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,671

The average volume for Duke Energy Corporation has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Duke Energy Corporation has a market cap of $51.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 6.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States and Latin America. It operates through three segments: Regulated Utilities, International Energy, and Commercial Power. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Duke Energy Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Duke Energy Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Duke Energy Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Consolidated Edison (ED) - FREE Research Report

Hoglund Robert N, who is Svp & Cfo at Consolidated Edison, bought 41 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 35,704 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.12% with the 41-share transaction.

Oates Joseph P, who is SVP, Business Shared Services at Consolidated Edison, bought 10 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Business Shared Services owned 20,811 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.05% with the 10-share transaction.

Ivey Craig S, who is President (CECONY) at Consolidated Edison, bought 40 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President (CECONY) owned 37,865 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.11% with the 40-share transaction.

Nadkarni Gurudatta D, who is VP, Strategic Planning at Consolidated Edison, bought 37 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Strategic Planning owned 4,008 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.94% with the 37-share transaction.

Moore Elizabeth D, who is SVP & General Counsel at Consolidated Edison, bought 40 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & General Counsel owned 26,757 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.15% with the 40-share transaction.

Muccilo Robert, who is VP & Chief Accounting Officer at Consolidated Edison, bought 36 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 4,083 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.88% with the 36-share transaction.

McAvoy John, who is President & CEO at Consolidated Edison, bought 80 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 11,454 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.7% with the 80-share transaction.

Cawley Timothy, who is President & CEO, O&R at Consolidated Edison, bought 41 shares at $55.85 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO, O&R owned 669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.61% with the 41-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.27, up $1.42, or 2.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Consolidated Edison go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 619
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 954
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,216
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,100

The average volume for Consolidated Edison has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $16.6 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 3.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Consolidated Edison, Inc. is engaged in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Consolidated Edison a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Consolidated Edison as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Consolidated Edison Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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