Insider Trading Alert - PHH, IPGP And UMPQ Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 13, 2014, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,704.50 to $121,177,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PHH (PHH) - FREE Research Report

Parseghian Gregory J, who is Director at PHH, sold 25,000 shares at $23.98 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 39,495 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.76% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.08, up $0.10, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PHH go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for PHH has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PHH has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 3.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PHH Corporation provides outsourced mortgage and fleet management services in the United States and Canada. The company operates through three segments: Mortgage Production, Mortgage Servicing, and Fleet Management Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.8%. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate PHH a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PHH as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full PHH Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IPG Photonics (IPGP) - FREE Research Report

Valentin Gapontsev Trust I, who is 10% Owner at IPG Photonics, sold 9,000 shares at $67.69 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.12% with the 9,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.17, up $1.48, or 2.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IPG Photonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,048
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 69,381
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 349,665

The average volume for IPG Photonics has been 357,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. IPG Photonics has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 12.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

IPG Photonics Corporation develops and manufactures fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, and diode lasers that are used in various applications, primarily in materials processing. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate IPG Photonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IPG Photonics 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full IPG Photonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Umpqua Holdings (UMPQ) - FREE Research Report

Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P., who is 10% Owner at Umpqua Holdings, sold 7.5 million shares at $16.16 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 14.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 34.66% with the 7.5 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.04, up $0.88, or 5.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Umpqua Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,823
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,823
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,823

The average volume for Umpqua Holdings has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Umpqua Holdings has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 12.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Umpqua Holdings Corporation operates as the holding company for Umpqua Bank and Umpqua Investments, Inc. that provide commercial and retail banking, and brokerage services to corporate, institutional, and individual customers in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Umpqua Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Umpqua Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Umpqua Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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