Insider Trading Alert - HTGC, SEIC And BPOP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 3, 2014, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $4,255.74 to $5,989,983.27.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hercules Technology Growth Capital (HTGC) - FREE Research Report

Shah Parag, who is Senior Managing Director at Hercules Technology Growth Capital, sold 33,000 shares at $15.25 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 324,659 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.23% with the 33,000-share transaction.

Bluestein Scott, who is Chief Investment Officer at Hercules Technology Growth Capital, sold 6,000 shares at $15.25 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 157,385 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.67% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.47, up $0.22, or 1.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hercules Technology Growth Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 85,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,127
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 173,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,127
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 300,733

The average volume for Hercules Technology Growth Capital has been 580,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hercules Technology Growth Capital has a market cap of $966.5 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 6.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hercules Technology Growth Capital, Inc. is a private equity, venture capital, and venture debt firm specializing in providing capital to privately held venture capital and private equity backed companies and select publicly-traded companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Hercules Technology Growth Capital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hercules Technology Growth Capital as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hercules Technology Growth Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SEI Investments Company (SEIC) - FREE Research Report

Lieb Richard, who is Director at SEI Investments Company, sold 5,000 shares at $37.72 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 139,628 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.46% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.56, down $0.16, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SEI Investments Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 127,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 335,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 604,800

The average volume for SEI Investments Company has been 743,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. SEI Investments Company has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 7.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SEI Investments Co. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides wealth management and investment advisory services to its clients through its subsidiaries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate SEI Investments Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SEI Investments Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full SEI Investments Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Popular (BPOP) - FREE Research Report

Sepulveda Eli, who is Evp at Popular, sold 2,422 shares at $30.98 on Sept. 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 29,333 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.63% with the 2,422-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.93, down $0.05, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Popular go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 93,650
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93,650
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 93,650

The average volume for Popular has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Popular has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 6.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Popular, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of retail and commercial banking products and services primarily to institutional and retail customers in Puerto Rico and the Mainland United States. The company accepts various deposit products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Popular a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Popular as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its strong cash flow from operations. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Popular Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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