Insider Trading Alert - RSG, TDS And PMCS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, 54 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $310.48 to $19,750,166.52.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 501,900 shares at $39.35 on Aug. 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 102.0 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.49% with the 501,900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.09, down $0.26, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12.4 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12.4 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 18.46% 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 2.85%. 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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Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) - FREE Research Report

Davis Clarence A, who is Director at Telephone and Data Systems, sold 627 shares at $26.05 on Aug. 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,460 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.85% with the 627-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.21, up $0.16, or 0.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Telephone and Data Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 627
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 877
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,193

The average volume for Telephone and Data Systems has been 656,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telephone and Data Systems has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 2.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a diversified telecommunications service company, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Telephone and Data Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Telephone and Data Systems as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Telephone and Data Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PMC-Sierra (PMCS) - FREE Research Report

Karr Travis, who is VP, GM Enterprise Storage Div at PMC-Sierra, sold 26,881 shares at $7.27 on Aug. 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, GM Enterprise Storage Div owned 172,051 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.51% with the 26,881-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.39, up $0.12, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PMC-Sierra go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,607
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,607
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 69,844

The average volume for PMC-Sierra has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PMC-Sierra has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 14.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

PMC-Sierra, Inc. designs, develops, markets, and supports semiconductor solutions for communications network infrastructure worldwide. Its semiconductor devices enable networking equipment primarily in three markets: storage, optical, and mobile networks. Currently, there are no analysts who rate PMC-Sierra a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PMC-Sierra as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that revenues have generally been declining. Get the full PMC-Sierra Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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