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Friday, May 16, 2014, 187 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $632,004,766.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Conversant (CNVR) - FREE Research Report

Zarley James R, who is Chairman at Conversant, sold 180,000 shares at $25.06 on May 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 334,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.02% with the 180,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.43, down $0.63, or 2.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Conversant go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,500

The average volume for Conversant has been 882,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Conversant has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 4.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Conversant, Inc. provides various digital marketing services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Affiliate Marketing and Media segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Conversant a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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SBA Communications (SBAC) - FREE Research Report

Krouse George R Jr, who is Director at SBA Communications, sold 938 shares at $99.17 on May 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,101 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.38% with the 938-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $100.20, up $1.03, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SBA Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,790
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 103,790
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 103,790

The average volume for SBA Communications has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SBA Communications has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 11.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

SBA Communications Corporation owns and operates wireless communications tower structures, rooftops, and other structures that support antennas used for wireless communications in the United States and its territories, as well as in Canada, Central America, and South America. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate SBA Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SBA Communications as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 SBA Communications Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DaVita HealthCare Partners (DVA) - FREE Research Report

Hilger James K, who is Chief Accounting Officer at DaVita HealthCare Partners, sold 1,666 shares at $67.23 on May 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 13,277 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.15% with the 1,666-share transaction.

Rodriguez Javier, who is CEO, Kidney Care at DaVita HealthCare Partners, sold 7,000 shares at $67.50 on May 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO, Kidney Care owned 64,264 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.82% with the 7,000-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for DaVita HealthCare Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,744
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,209
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,698

The average volume for DaVita HealthCare Partners has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. DaVita HealthCare Partners has a market cap of $14.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 6.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. provides kidney dialysis services for patients suffering from chronic kidney failure or end stage renal disease. It operates kidney dialysis centers and provides related lab services primarily in outpatient dialysis centers and in contracted hospitals. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate DaVita HealthCare Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DaVita HealthCare Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full DaVita HealthCare Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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