Insider Trading Alert - HA, UVV And GEO Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $900.00 to $13,450,865.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hawaiian Holdings (HA) - FREE Research Report

Zia Hoyt, who is Secretary at Hawaiian Holdings, sold 10,000 shares at $16.00 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Secretary owned 70,946 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.35% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.85, down $0.15, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hawaiian Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,581
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,581
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,209
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 86,581

The average volume for Hawaiian Holdings has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hawaiian Holdings has a market cap of $839.0 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 63.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiary, Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., is engaged in the scheduled air transportation of passengers and cargo. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Hawaiian Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hawaiian Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Hawaiian Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Universal (UVV) - FREE Research Report

Crocker Chester A, who is Director at Universal, sold 800 shares at $50.94 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,690 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.16% with the 800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.14, up $0.20, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,616
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,358
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,283

The average volume for Universal has been 168,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are down 6.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Universal Corporation operates as a leaf tobacco merchant and processor worldwide. It is engaged in procuring, financing, processing, packing, storing, and shipping leaf tobacco for sale to, or for the account of, manufacturers of consumer tobacco products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Universal a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Universal Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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GEO Group (GEO) - FREE Research Report

Dominicis Jorge A, who is Former SVP, GEO Community Serv at GEO Group, sold 5,578 shares at $37.33 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Former SVP, GEO Community Serv owned 30,706 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.37% with the 5,578-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.32, down $0.01, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GEO Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 795
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 795
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 158,501
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,378

The average volume for GEO Group has been 528,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. GEO Group has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 16.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The GEO Group, Inc. provides government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate GEO Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GEO Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full GEO Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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