Insider Trading Alert - NUVA, SWN And NYCB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 6, 2014, 125 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.00 to $263,000,081.93.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

NuVasive (NUVA) - FREE Research Report

Lambert Michael, who is Evp & Cfo at NuVasive, sold 13,096 shares at $33.07 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp & Cfo owned 51,695 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.21% with the 13,096-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.79, up $0.72, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NuVasive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,741

The average volume for NuVasive has been 413,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. NuVasive has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 5.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company, develops and markets minimally disruptive surgical products and procedurally integrated solutions for the spine. Its products focus on applications for spine fusion surgery. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate NuVasive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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

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Southwestern Energy (SWN) - FREE Research Report

Stevens Alan H, who is Director at Southwestern Energy, sold 369 shares at $46.89 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,372 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.14% with the 369-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.40, down $0.49, or 1.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwestern Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,377
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,377
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,136

The average volume for Southwestern Energy has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwestern Energy has a market cap of $16.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, is engaged in the exploration, development and production of natural gas and oil in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Southwestern Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 16 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwestern Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Southwestern Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) - FREE Research Report

Rosenfeld Ronald A., who is Director at New York Community Bancorp, bought 15,000 shares at $15.23 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 76,266 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.48% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.27, up $0.04, or 0.27% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for New York Community Bancorp has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. New York Community Bancorp has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 10.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and financial services in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Ohio, and Arizona. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate New York Community Bancorp a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates New York Community Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full New York Community Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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