Insider Trading Alert - ARE, SNI And SCOR 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:

Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Richardson James H, who is Director at Alexandria Real Estate Equities, sold 2,000 shares at $78.54 on Aug. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 103,250 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.9% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $78.99, up $0.45, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,667
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,167

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 340,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 23.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

Sagansky Jeffrey, who is Director at Scripps Networks Interactive, sold 1,000 shares at $79.73 on Aug. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,718 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.29% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.85, up $1.12, or 1.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 235,737
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 366,129
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million

The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 720,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 7.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive 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, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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comScore (SCOR) - FREE Research Report

Meierhoefer Cameron, who is Chief Operating Officer at comScore, sold 700 shares at $36.63 on Aug. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 47,392 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.46% with the 700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.47, up $2.84, or 7.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for comScore go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 215,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 656,609

The average volume for comScore has been 225,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. comScore has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 36.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

comScore, Inc. provides a range of digital media analytics solutions in the United States, Europe, Canada, and others. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate comScore a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates comScore as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full comScore Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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