Insider Trading Alert - NCR, AVP And SSS 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:

NCR (NCR) - FREE Research Report

Nuti William, who is Chairman, CEO and President at NCR, bought 5,000 shares at $29.75 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO and President owned 345,098 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.47% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.68, up $0.93, or 3.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NCR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,082
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,082
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,082

The average volume for NCR has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NCR has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 11.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

NCR Corporation, a technology company, provides products and services that enable businesses to connect, interact, and transact with their customers worldwide. It operates in four segments: Financial Services, Retail Solutions, Hospitality, and Emerging Industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate NCR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NCR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full NCR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Avon Products (AVP) - FREE Research Report

Higson John, who is Senior Vice President at Avon Products, bought 3,035 shares at $13.50 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 21,073 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.83% with the 3,035-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Avon Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for Avon Products has been 4.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Avon Products has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 22.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Avon Products, Inc. manufactures and markets beauty and related products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Avon Products a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Avon Products as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Avon Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sovran Self Storage (SSS) - FREE Research Report

Myszka Kenneth F, who is Coo at Sovran Self Storage, sold 5,000 shares at $75.88 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Coo owned 211,735 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.31% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $76.52, up $0.64, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sovran Self Storage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Sovran Self Storage has been 205,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sovran Self Storage has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 17.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sovran Self Storage, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). It engages in the acquisition, ownership, and management of self-storage properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.7. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Sovran Self Storage a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sovran Self Storage as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Sovran Self Storage Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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