Insider Trading Alert - WWE, ROSE And ULTI Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $579.80 to $30,236,074.44.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) - FREE Research Report

Luisi Michael J., who is President, WWE Studios at World Wrestling Entertainment, sold 2,500 shares at $14.05 on Aug. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, WWE Studios owned 98,428 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.48% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.07, up $0.02, or 0.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for World Wrestling Entertainment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,390
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,805
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,805

The average volume for World Wrestling Entertainment has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. World Wrestling Entertainment has a market cap of $453.8 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 17.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., an integrated media and entertainment company, is engaged in the sports entertainment business worldwide. It operates in four segments: Live and Televised Entertainment, Consumer Products, Digital Media, and WWE Studios. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.51%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate World Wrestling Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Rosetta Resources (ROSE) - FREE Research Report

Craddock James E, who is Chairman, CEO & President at Rosetta Resources, sold 3,000 shares at $51.57 on Aug. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO & President owned 117,705 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.49% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.21, up $1.64, or 3.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rosetta Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Rosetta Resources has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Rosetta Resources has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 5.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Rosetta Resources Inc., an independent exploration and production company, is engaged in the acquisition and development of onshore energy resources in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Rosetta Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rosetta Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 Rosetta Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ultimate Software Group (ULTI) - FREE Research Report

Putten Leroy Vander, who is Director at Ultimate Software Group, sold 10,000 shares at $132.71 on Aug. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 55,211 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.33% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $134.72, up $2.01, or 1.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ultimate Software Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 61,392
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 61,392
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,804

The average volume for Ultimate Software Group has been 248,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ultimate Software Group has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 12.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Ultimate Software Group, Inc. provides cloud-based human capital management solutions primarily to enterprise companies. Its UltiPro software solution delivers the functionality businesses to manage the employment life cycle from recruitment to retirement. The company has a P/E ratio of 132.9. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Ultimate Software Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ultimate Software Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ultimate Software Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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