Insider Trading Alert - SCOR, PLCE And RSG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 27, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $66.82 to $18,231,262.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

comScore (SCOR) - FREE Research Report

Henderson William J, who is Director at comScore, sold 16,605 shares at $38.54 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 39,283 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.71% with the 16,605-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.29, down $0.25, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for comScore go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 213,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 509,522

The average volume for comScore has been 230,900 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 35.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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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Children's Place (PLCE) - FREE Research Report

Mcclure Lawrence D, who is SVP, Human Resources at Children's Place, sold 7,000 shares at $53.91 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Human Resources owned 26,546 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.87% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.78, down $0.13, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Children's Place go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 135,988
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 248,203

The average volume for Children's Place has been 431,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Children's Place has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 4.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. It sells apparel, accessories, and footwear for children; and designs, contracts, manufactures, and sells merchandise under the The Children's Place, Place, and Baby Place brands. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Children's Place a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Children's Place as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Children's Place Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 462,578 shares at $39.41 on Aug. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 101.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.46% with the 462,578-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.24, down $0.17, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5.2 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11.3 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11.3 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $14.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 18.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 2.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. 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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