Insider Trading Alert - MFRM, DRE And REXX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 13, 2014, 182 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $2,715,292,313,281.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mattress Firm (MFRM) - FREE Research Report

McAndrews Craig, who is Executive Vice President at Mattress Firm, sold 833 shares at $45.57 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 14,986 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.27% with the 833-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.80, down $1.77, or 4.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattress Firm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,666
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48,165

The average volume for Mattress Firm has been 226,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattress Firm has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 5.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mattress Firm Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of mattresses, and related products and accessories in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.5. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Mattress Firm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattress Firm as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Mattress Firm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Duke Realty (DRE) - FREE Research Report

Kennedy Steven R, who is EVP, Construction at Duke Realty, sold 600 shares at $17.59 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Construction owned 2,750 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.91% with the 600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.48, down $0.11, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Duke Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,000

The average volume for Duke Realty has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Duke Realty has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 15.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Duke Realty Corporation operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. It offers leasing, property and asset management, development, construction, build-to-suit, and other tenant-related services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 1756.0. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Duke Realty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Duke Realty as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its respectable return on equity which we feel is likely to continue. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Duke Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rex Energy (REXX) - FREE Research Report

Tipton Todd N., who is Director at Rex Energy, bought 1,500 shares at $19.44 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,318 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.78% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.08, up $0.64, or 3.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rex Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,359
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,359
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,359

The average volume for Rex Energy has been 652,300 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 1.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 109.1. 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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