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Yesterday, July 1, 2014, 44 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $700.00 to $89,120,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Portfolio Recovery Associates (PRAA) - FREE Research Report

Fredrickson Steven D, who is President, CEO, Chairman at Portfolio Recovery Associates, sold 5,000 shares at $60.36 on July 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, CEO, Chairman owned 234,451 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.09% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.92, up $0.56, or 0.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Portfolio Recovery Associates go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 115,096

The average volume for Portfolio Recovery Associates has been 403,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Portfolio Recovery Associates has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 14.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Portfolio Recovery Associates, Inc., a financial and business service company, is engaged in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Portfolio Recovery Associates a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Portfolio Recovery Associates 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Portfolio Recovery Associates Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Concur Technologies (CNQR) - FREE Research Report

Pelzer Francis J., who is Chief Financial Officer at Concur Technologies, sold 1,000 shares at $94.95 on July 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 28,869 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.35% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $95.47, up $0.52, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Concur Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 97,227

The average volume for Concur Technologies has been 801,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Concur Technologies has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 7.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Concur Technologies, Inc. provides integrated travel and expense management solutions for companies worldwide. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Concur Technologies a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Concur Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Concur Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Moglia Peter M, who is Chief Investment Officer at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, sold 3,167 shares at $76.76 on July 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 38,999 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.51% with the 3,167-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.74, up $0.98, or 1.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 58,000

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 326,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 22.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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