Insider Trading Alert - CONN, TEX And XL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 8, 2014, 70 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $178.80 to $12,892,563.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Conn's (CONN) - FREE Research Report

Wright Theodore M, who is President and CEO at Conn's, bought 10,400 shares at $28.74 on Sept. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 214,553 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.09% with the 10,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.58, up $1.84, or 6.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Conn's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 26,100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 26,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 30,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Conn's has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Conn's has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 61.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Conn's, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of durable consumer goods and related services in Texas, Arizona, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and New Mexico, the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Conn's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Conn's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Conn's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Terex (TEX) - FREE Research Report

Lousberg Kenneth D., who is President, Terex China at Terex, bought 47 shares at $36.79 on Sept. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Terex China owned 74,678 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.06% with the 47-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.64, down $0.15, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Terex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,980
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,374
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,038
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,605

The average volume for Terex has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Terex has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 12.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Terex Corporation operates as a lifting and material handling solutions company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Terex a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Terex as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Terex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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XL Group (XL) - FREE Research Report

Veghte James Howell, who is CEO, XL Reinsurance at XL Group, sold 65,000 shares at $33.98 on Sept. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO, XL Reinsurance owned 39,937 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 61.94% with the 65,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.74, down $0.24, or 0.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for XL Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,659
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,575
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,659
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,575
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,659

The average volume for XL Group has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. XL Group has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 6.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

XL GROUP Public Limited Company, an insurance and reinsurance company, through its subsidiaries, provides property, casualty, and specialty products to industrial, commercial, and professional firms; and insurance companies and other enterprises worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate XL Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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