Insider Trading Alert - SKX, PRA And PTC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 7, 2014, 70 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $646.00 to $62,506,298.61.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Skechers USA (SKX) - FREE Research Report

Kosinski Geyer, who is Director at Skechers USA, sold 7,850 shares at $55.16 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 72.35% with the 7,850-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.89, down $0.27, or 0.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skechers USA go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,025
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,025
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,025

The average volume for Skechers USA has been 760,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skechers USA has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 64.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. designs, develops, markets, and distributes footwear for men, women, and children, as well as performance footwear for men and women under the Skechers GO brand name. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Skechers USA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skechers USA as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Skechers USA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Proassurance (PRA) - FREE Research Report

Tersigni Anthony R, who is Director at Proassurance, bought 2,000 shares at $43.65 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,777 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 34.62% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.14, up $0.49, or 1.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Proassurance go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Proassurance has been 221,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Proassurance has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 9.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

ProAssurance Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance, and reinsurance products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Proassurance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Proassurance as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Proassurance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PTC (PTC) - FREE Research Report

Ranaldi Robert, who is EVP Worldwide Sales at PTC, sold 2,061 shares at $38.01 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Worldwide Sales owned 33,311 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.83% with the 2,061-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.60, down $0.41, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PTC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,465
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,465
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 103,888

The average volume for PTC has been 990,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. PTC has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 6.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 25.6. 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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