Insider Trading Alert - EDR, MNK And SXT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 12, 2014, 62 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $8,936,360.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Education Realty (EDR) - FREE Research Report

Weakley Wendell W, who is Director at Education Realty, bought 5,000 shares at $10.47 on Aug. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 88,008 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.02% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.70, up $0.23, or 2.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Education Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,100
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,100

The average volume for Education Realty has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Education Realty has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 19.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Education Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), develops, acquires, owns, and manages student housing communities located near university campuses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 211.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Education Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Education Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full Education Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mallinckrodt (MNK) - FREE Research Report

Carroll J Martin, who is Director at Mallinckrodt, bought 2,000 shares at $69.24 on Aug. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,209 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 27.74% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Gulyas Diane H., who is Director at Mallinckrodt, bought 400 shares at $69.26 on Aug. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,759 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.29% with the 400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.49, up $0.23, or 0.33% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Mallinckrodt has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mallinckrodt has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 30.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mallinckrodt public limited company develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded and generic specialty pharmaceuticals, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API), and diagnostic imaging agents worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Mallinckrodt a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mallinckrodt as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been very high debt management risk by most measures. Get the full Mallinckrodt Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sensient Technologies (SXT) - FREE Research Report

Whitelaw Essie, who is Director at Sensient Technologies, sold 3,576 shares at $53.12 on Aug. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,590 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.66% with the 3,576-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.66, up $0.54, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sensient Technologies go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,000

The average volume for Sensient Technologies has been 198,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sensient Technologies has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 10.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sensient Technologies Corporation manufactures and markets colors, flavors, and fragrances in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, the Flavors and Fragrances Group, and the Color Group. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Sensient Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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