Insider Trading Alert - RE, ASPS And PIR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 11, 2014, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,689.60 to $7,913,130.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Everest Re Group (RE) - FREE Research Report

Singer Roger M., who is Director at Everest Re Group, sold 1,332 shares at $157.56 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,668 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.32% with the 1,332-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $160.96, up $3.40, or 2.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Everest Re Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,108

The average volume for Everest Re Group has been 336,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Everest Re Group has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 2.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Everest Re Group, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance and insurance products. It operates through the U.S. Reinsurance, Insurance, International, Bermuda, and Mt. Logan Re segments. The U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Everest Re Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Everest Re Group 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Everest Re Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Altisource Portfolio Solutions (ASPS) - FREE Research Report

Mueller-Ineichen Roland, who is Director at Altisource Portfolio Solutions, bought 1,500 shares at $84.31 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,811 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.48% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $87.59, up $3.28, or 3.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Altisource Portfolio Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 504
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,304
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,304

The average volume for Altisource Portfolio Solutions has been 249,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Altisource Portfolio Solutions has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 45.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. operates as a marketplace and transaction solutions provider for the real estate, mortgage, and consumer debt industries in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Altisource Portfolio Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Pier 1 Imports (PIR) - FREE Research Report

Turner Charles H, who is Sr. Exec. Vice President & CFO at Pier 1 Imports, sold 3,000 shares at $15.53 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Exec. Vice President & CFO owned 218,071 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.36% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.56, up $0.03, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pier 1 Imports go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,500

The average volume for Pier 1 Imports has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pier 1 Imports has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 32.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. is engaged in the retail sale of decorative home furnishings, furniture, gifts, and related products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Pier 1 Imports a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pier 1 Imports as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Pier 1 Imports Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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