Insider Trading Alert - EA, URI And GCO Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,476.00 to $43,857,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Electronic Arts (EA) - FREE Research Report

Wilson Andrew, who is Chief Executive Officer at Electronic Arts, sold 7,000 shares at $37.44 on Sept. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 117,240 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.63% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.86, up $0.42, or 1.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Electronic Arts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 96,905
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 96,905
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 456,236

The average volume for Electronic Arts has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 64.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, and tablets. The company operates through EA Games, EA SPORTS, Maxis, PopCap, and All Play segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 103.8. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Electronic Arts as a buy. 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Electronic Arts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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United Rentals (URI) - FREE Research Report

Plummer William B, who is Executive VP & CFO at United Rentals, sold 4,425 shares at $118.13 on Sept. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP & CFO owned 68,631 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.06% with the 4,425-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $118.48, up $0.35, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Rentals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,851
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,313

The average volume for United Rentals has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Rentals has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 52.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning). The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Rentals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income 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 United Rentals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Genesco (GCO) - FREE Research Report

Dennis Robert J, who is Chairman, President & CEO at Genesco, sold 10,000 shares at $79.97 on Sept. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President & CEO owned 188,243 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.04% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.98, down $1.99, or 2.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,083
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,188
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 103,221

The average volume for Genesco has been 154,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genesco has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 7.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Genesco Inc. is engaged in the retail and wholesale of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates in five segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Lids Sports Group, Johnston & Murphy Group, and Licensed Brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Genesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Genesco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Genesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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