Insider Trading Alert - WMGI, COLM And LNKD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 20, 2014, 138 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $665.00 to $307,878,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Wright Medical Group (WMGI) - FREE Research Report

Andrews Julie, who is VP Fin. & Chief Acctg. Officer at Wright Medical Group, sold 546 shares at $29.62 on May 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Fin. & Chief Acctg. Officer owned 15,979 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.3% with the 546-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.50, down $0.12, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wright Medical Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,345
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,748
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.0 million

The average volume for Wright Medical Group has been 663,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Wright Medical Group has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 4.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Wright Medical Group, Inc., a specialty orthopaedic company, provides extremity and biologic solutions that enable clinicians to alleviate pain and restore their patients' lifestyles. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Wright Medical Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wright Medical Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Wright Medical Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Columbia Sportswear (COLM) - FREE Research Report

Bany Sarah, who is Director at Columbia Sportswear, sold 12,903 shares at $84.27 on May 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.04% with the 12,903-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.49, down $0.78, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Columbia Sportswear go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 56,483
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 56,483
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,483

The average volume for Columbia Sportswear has been 101,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Columbia Sportswear has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 6.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Columbia Sportswear Company designs, sources, markets, and distributes active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Columbia Sportswear a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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LinkedIn Corp Class A (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Taylor Susan J.S., who is VP, Corporate Controller & CAO at LinkedIn Corp Class A, sold 1,085 shares at $148.79 on May 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Corporate Controller & CAO owned 11,830 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.4% with the 1,085-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $150.75, up $1.96, or 1.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn Corp Class A go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,859
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,259
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 102,868

The average volume for LinkedIn Corp Class A has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn Corp Class A has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 30.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. Currently, there are 20 analysts who rate LinkedIn Corp Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LinkedIn Corp Class A as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full LinkedIn Corp Class A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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