Insider Trading Alert - PBH, CCOI And ACHC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 17, 2014, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.24 to $11,746,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Prestige Brands Holdings (PBH) - FREE Research Report

Connors Timothy, who is EVP, Sales & Marketing at Prestige Brands Holdings, sold 22,807 shares at $33.63 on June 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Sales & Marketing owned 45,965 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.16% with the 22,807-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.26, down $0.37, or 1.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prestige Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,586
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,586
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,586

The average volume for Prestige Brands Holdings has been 364,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Prestige Brands Holdings has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 6.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the marketing, sale, and distribution of over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare and household cleaning products in North America and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Prestige Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Prestige Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Prestige Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cogent Communications Holdings (CCOI) - FREE Research Report

Kummer Raymond B, who is CTO; VP Optical Transport at Cogent Communications Holdings, sold 2,000 shares at $34.96 on June 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the CTO; VP Optical Transport owned 54,940 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.51% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.24, up $0.28, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cogent Communications Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,750

The average volume for Cogent Communications Holdings has been 459,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cogent Communications Holdings has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 13.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cogent Communications Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides high-speed Internet access and Internet protocol communications service. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Cogent Communications Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cogent Communications Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance 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 Cogent Communications Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Acadia Healthcare (ACHC) - FREE Research Report

Swinson Robert Walton, who is 10% Owner at Acadia Healthcare, sold 3,240 shares at $47.27 on June 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 89,111 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.51% with the 3,240-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.25, down $1.02, or 2.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Acadia Healthcare go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,270
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 75,813
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 204,354

The average volume for Acadia Healthcare has been 482,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Acadia Healthcare has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 1.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Acadia Healthcare Company, Inc. develops and operates inpatient psychiatric facilities, residential treatment centers, group homes, and substance abuse facilities in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.5. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Acadia Healthcare a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Acadia Healthcare as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Acadia Healthcare Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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