Insider Trading Alert - VNTV, GPRE And WYN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 18, 2014, 77 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $879.50 to $18,369,675.13.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Cole Royal, who is President, Fin. Institutions at Vantiv, sold 10,649 shares at $32.76 on June 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Fin. Institutions owned 133,885 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.37% with the 10,649-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.61, down $0.15, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 127,215
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 153,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19.0 million

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 0.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Vantiv, Inc. provides electronic integrated payment processing services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Vantiv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vantiv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. 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 Vantiv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Green Plains (GPRE) - FREE Research Report

Becker Todd A, who is President and CEO at Green Plains, sold 15,000 shares at $32.22 on June 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 507,482 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.87% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.20, down $1.02, or 3.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Green Plains go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,374
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,374
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,749

The average volume for Green Plains has been 988,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Plains has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 65.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production, Corn Oil Production, Agribusiness, and Marketing and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Green Plains a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Green Plains as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. 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 Green Plains Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) - FREE Research Report

Herrera George, who is Director at Wyndham Worldwide, sold 200 shares at $72.65 on June 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 587 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.41% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.79, up $1.14, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wyndham Worldwide go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,299
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,299
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 103,770

The average volume for Wyndham Worldwide has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wyndham Worldwide has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 0.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides various hospitality services and products to individual and business customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Wyndham Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wyndham Worldwide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Wyndham Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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