Insider Trading Alert - FNFG, TRLA And TAL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 15, 2014, 49 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $33.86 to $18,746,309.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

First Niagara Financial Group (FNFG) - FREE Research Report

Boldt James R, who is Director at First Niagara Financial Group, bought 2,234 shares at $8.95 on July 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 28,446 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 8.52% with the 2,234-share transaction.

Philip George M, who is Director at First Niagara Financial Group, bought 559 shares at $8.95 on July 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 64,441 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.88% with the 559-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.91, down $0.04, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Niagara Financial Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,823
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,823
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 24,361

The average volume for First Niagara Financial Group has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Niagara Financial Group has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 16.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

First Niagara Financial Group, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for First Niagara Bank, N.A. that provides retail and commercial banking, and other financial services to individuals, families, and businesses. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates First Niagara Financial Group a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Niagara Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins 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 First Niagara Financial Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Morris Ian H, who is President, Market Leader at Trulia, sold 5,444 shares at $41.63 on July 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Market Leader owned 5,265 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.84% with the 5,444-share transaction.

Inkinen Sami, who is Director at Trulia, sold 8,300 shares at $41.60 on July 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 629,052 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.3% with the 8,300-share transaction.

Flint Peter, who is Chief Executive Officer at Trulia, sold 10,400 shares at $41.60 on July 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.77% with the 10,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.76, down $0.84, or 2.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trulia go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 61,684
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 267,423
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 521,856

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 13.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Trulia a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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TAL International Group (TAL) - FREE Research Report

Pearlin Marc, who is VP, General Counsel & Secretar at TAL International Group, sold 1,500 shares at $44.98 on July 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel & Secretar owned 29,526 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.83% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.80, up $0.82, or 1.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TAL International Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 82,500

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 317,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 20.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TAL International Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases intermodal transportation equipment and provides maritime container management services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate TAL International Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full TAL International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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