Insider Trading Alert - LNKD, SCI And PTC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 4, 2014, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $287.50 to $28,284,584.53.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

LinkedIn (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Sze David L, who is Director at LinkedIn, sold 6,250 shares at $197.78 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 73,188 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.87% with the 6,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $204.92, up $7.14, or 3.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,993
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 103,953

The average volume for LinkedIn has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn has a market cap of $21.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 6.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. Currently, there are 18 analysts who rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LinkedIn as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full LinkedIn Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Service Corp International (SCI) - FREE Research Report

Williams Edward E, who is Director at Service Corp International, sold 20,000 shares at $21.16 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 192,547 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.41% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.31, up $0.15, or 0.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Service Corp International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 89,893

The average volume for Service Corp International has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Service Corp International has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 17.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Service Corporation International provides deathcare products and services in North America and Germany. The company operates through two segments: Funeral and Cemetery. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Service Corp International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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

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PTC (PTC) - FREE Research Report

Heppelmann James E, who is President and CEO at PTC, sold 25,000 shares at $35.77 on Aug. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 444,924 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.32% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.23, up $2.46, or 6.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PTC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 73,423

The average volume for PTC has been 960,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. PTC has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 3.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

PTC Inc. develops, markets, and supports software products and solutions in the areas of computer-aided design (CAD), product lifecycle management (PLM), application lifecycle management (ALM), supply chain management (SCM), and service lifecycle management (SLM) worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate PTC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PTC as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full PTC Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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