Insider Trading Alert - HSNI, XONE And GNC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 19, 2014, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $13,978,760.18.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HSN (HSNI) - FREE Research Report

Mcinerney Thomas, who is Director at HSN, sold 10,000 shares at $60.60 on Aug. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 72,797 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.08% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.46, down $0.14, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HSN go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,693
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,693

The average volume for HSN has been 230,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. HSN has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 2.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

HSN, Inc. operates as an interactive multi-channel retailer in the United States. It operates through two segments, HSN and Cornerstone. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate HSN a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HSN as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full HSN Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ExOne (XONE) - FREE Research Report

Novel Century Ventures Ltd, who is 10% Owner at ExOne, sold 127,079 shares at $27.86 on Aug. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.17% with the 127,079-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.17, down $0.69, or 2.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ExOne go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 172,681
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 175,606
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 175,606

The average volume for ExOne has been 542,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. ExOne has a market cap of $396.0 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 54.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The ExOne Company manufactures and sells three dimensional printing machines and printing products in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate ExOne a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ExOne as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full ExOne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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GNC Holdings (GNC) - FREE Research Report

Hines Michael F, who is Director at GNC Holdings, bought 30,000 shares at $35.41 on Aug. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 37,118 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 421.47% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.77, up $2.36, or 6.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GNC Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,318
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,318
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,318

The average volume for GNC Holdings has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. GNC Holdings has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 37.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

GNC Holdings, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of health and wellness products. It operates through three segments: Retail, Franchise, and Manufacturing/Wholesale. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate GNC Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GNC Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full GNC Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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