Insider Trading Alert - TSS, REXX And SCSS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 7, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $776.50 to $183,196,515.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Total System Services (TSS) - FREE Research Report

Weaver Dorenda K, who is EVP & Chief Accounting Officer at Total System Services, sold 8,000 shares at $32.52 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 58,621 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.01% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.56, up $0.04, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Total System Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,790
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,790
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,790

The average volume for Total System Services has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Total System Services has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 2.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Total System Services, Inc. provides electronic payment processing services to banks and other financial institutions in the United States and internationally. It operates through four segments: North America Services, Merchant Services, International Services, and NetSpend. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Total System Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Total System Services 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Total System Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rex Energy (REXX) - FREE Research Report

Pratt David E, who is Sr. VP, Exploration Manager at Rex Energy, sold 21,359 shares at $21.00 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Exploration Manager owned 81,065 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.85% with the 21,359-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.99, down $1.01, or 5.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rex Energy go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million

The average volume for Rex Energy has been 642,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rex Energy has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 2.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Rex Energy Corporation operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company in the Appalachian and Illinois basins in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 259.4. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Rex Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rex Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Rex Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Select Comfort (SCSS) - FREE Research Report

Bloomquist Andrea Lee, who is SVP, Chief Product Officer at Select Comfort, sold 2,355 shares at $18.55 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Product Officer owned 28,119 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.73% with the 2,355-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.01, up $0.46, or 2.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Select Comfort go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 469
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 469
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 469
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,000

The average volume for Select Comfort has been 875,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Select Comfort has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 11.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Select Comfort Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides sleep solutions and services in the United States. The company manufactures, markets, and retails beds and bedding products, such as mattresses, pillows, sheets, adjustable bases, and other bedding products. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Select Comfort a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Select Comfort as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Select Comfort Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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