Insider Trading Alert - RSG, HGR And TPH Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 15, 2014, 95 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $116.62 to $15,679,644.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 100,000 shares at $38.91 on Aug. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 98.6 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.1% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.09, up $0.18, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5.2 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8.9 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8.9 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hanger (HGR) - FREE Research Report

Mchenry George E Jr, who is Executive Vice President, CFO at Hanger, sold 2,300 shares at $22.30 on Aug. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President, CFO owned 47,207 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.65% with the 2,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.15, down $1.15, or 5.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanger go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,356
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 84,550

The average volume for Hanger has been 406,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanger has a market cap of $765.5 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 44.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hanger, Inc. provides orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care services, distributes O&P devices and components, manages O&P networks, and offers therapeutic solutions in the United States. It operates in two segments, Patient Care, and Products & Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Hanger a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hanger as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Hanger Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TRI Pointe Homes (TPH) - FREE Research Report

Moore Constance B, who is Director at TRI Pointe Homes, bought 20,000 shares at $13.41 on Aug. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 27,650 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 261.44% with the 20,000-share transaction.

Fulton Daniel S, who is Director at TRI Pointe Homes, bought 20,000 shares at $13.41 on Aug. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 37,723 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 112.85% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.27, up $0.86, or 5.99% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for TRI Pointe Homes has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TRI Pointe Homes has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 31.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

TRI Pointe Homes, Inc. designs, constructs, and sells single-family homes in communities. The company also builds, markets, and sells homes for independent third-party property owners under the TRI Pointe Homes brand name. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3. Currently, there are no analysts who rate TRI Pointe Homes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TRI Pointe Homes as a hold. 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 and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and poor profit margins. Get the full TRI Pointe Homes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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