Insider Trading Alert - DFS, N And SWFT 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:

Discover Financial Services (DFS) - FREE Research Report

Moskow Michael H, who is Director at Discover Financial Services, sold 3,000 shares at $62.35 on July 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 52,333 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.42% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.35, down $2.00, or 3.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Discover Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 120,918
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 120,918
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 261,271

The average volume for Discover Financial Services has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Discover Financial Services has a market cap of $29.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 9.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Discover Financial Services, a bank holding company, provides a range of financial products and services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Discover Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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NetSuite (N) - FREE Research Report

Solomon Douglas P., who is SVP, General Counsel & Sec. at NetSuite, sold 1,500 shares at $84.06 on July 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel & Sec. owned 27,116 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.24% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.40, down $0.66, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NetSuite go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 399
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,126
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 63,677

The average volume for NetSuite has been 730,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. NetSuite has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 18.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

NetSuite Inc. provides cloud-based financials/enterprise resource planning (ERP) and omnichannel commerce software suites in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate NetSuite a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NetSuite as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally high debt management risk, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full NetSuite Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Swift Transportation (SWFT) - FREE Research Report

Riley William F Iii, who is Director at Swift Transportation, bought 4,000 shares at $21.41 on July 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.49, down $0.92, or 4.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Swift Transportation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,572
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,870
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,429

The average volume for Swift Transportation has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Swift Transportation has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 7.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Swift Transportation Company operates as a multi-faceted transportation services company in North America. The company operates through four segments: Truckload, Dedicated, Central Refrigerated, and Intermodal. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Swift Transportation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Swift Transportation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, 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 Swift Transportation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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