Insider Trading Alert - CNMD, RSG And PLCM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 31, 2014, 62 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $688.80 to $331,041,610.43.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Conmed (CNMD) - FREE Research Report

Daniels Bruce, who is Director at Conmed, sold 1,600 shares at $39.31 on July 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.24% with the 1,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.71, down $0.60, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Conmed go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for Conmed has been 245,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Conmed has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 8.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CONMED Corporation provides surgical devices and equipment for minimally invasive procedures and monitoring. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Conmed a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Conmed as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Conmed Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 1.3 million shares at $37.72 on July 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 94.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.36% with the 1.3 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.95, up $0.23, or 0.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 255,730
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4.0 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 14.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Polycom (PLCM) - FREE Research Report

Atkins Betsy S, who is Director at Polycom, sold 10,000 shares at $13.18 on July 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.51% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.65, down $0.53, or 4.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Polycom go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,309

The average volume for Polycom has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Polycom has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 14.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Polycom, Inc. provides standards-based unified communications and collaboration solutions for voice, video, and content collaboration. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Polycom a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Polycom as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that revenues have generally been declining. Get the full Polycom Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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