Insider Trading Alert - MCO, OUTR And CAVM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 6, 2014, 78 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $5,552,766.23.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Moody's Corporation (MCO) - FREE Research Report

Wulff John K, who is Director at Moody's Corporation, sold 5,000 shares at $87.72 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 34,078 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.79% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $87.16, down $0.56, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,000

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 865,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 11.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Moody's Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Moody's Corporation 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, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Moody's Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Outerwall (OUTR) - FREE Research Report

Osvaldik Peter, who is Chief Accounting Officer at Outerwall, bought 125 shares at $55.50 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 2,447 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.38% with the 125-share transaction.

Horak Mark, who is President, Redbox at Outerwall, bought 1,000 shares at $55.40 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Redbox owned 6,942 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.83% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.25, up $1.85, or 3.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Outerwall go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,595
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,595
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,467

The average volume for Outerwall has been 692,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Outerwall has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 16.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Outerwall Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides automated retail solutions primarily in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.5. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Outerwall a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Outerwall as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Outerwall Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cavium (CAVM) - FREE Research Report

Pangrazio Vincent P, who is SVP,Gen. Counsel & Secretary at Cavium, sold 3,325 shares at $47.08 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP,Gen. Counsel & Secretary owned 12,275 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.31% with the 3,325-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.55, up $1.47, or 3.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cavium go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 147,950

The average volume for Cavium has been 880,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cavium has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 39.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cavium, Inc. designs, develops, and markets semiconductor processors for intelligent and secure networks. The company operates through Semiconductor Products, and Software and Services segments. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Cavium a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cavium 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Cavium Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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