Insider Trading Alert - EPR, SCCO And ADT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 10, 2014, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $485.14 to $187,394,342.10.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

EPR Properties (EPR) - FREE Research Report

Brain David M., who is President and CEO at EPR Properties, sold 15,000 shares at $57.06 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 394,637 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.66% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.46, down $0.60, or 1.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EPR Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,500

The average volume for EPR Properties has been 285,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. EPR Properties has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

EPR Properties, a real estate investment trust (REIT), develops, owns, leases, and finances entertainment and related properties in the United States and Canada. Its properties include megaplex theatres, entertainment retail centers, and destination recreational and specialty properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate EPR Properties a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EPR Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full EPR Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Southern Copper (SCCO) - FREE Research Report

Velasco German Larrea Mota, who is Chairman of the Board at Southern Copper, bought 150,000 shares at $31.77 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 17.25% with the 150,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.69, down $0.08, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southern Copper go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 350,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 620,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 620,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,600

The average volume for Southern Copper has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southern Copper has a market cap of $26.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 10.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Southern Copper Corporation is engaged in the mining, exploring, smelting, and refining copper and other minerals in Peru, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and Ecuador. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Southern Copper a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southern Copper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, 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 somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Southern Copper Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ADT (ADT) - FREE Research Report

Colligan Thomas J, who is Director at ADT, bought 5,500 shares at $36.37 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,601 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 49.55% with the 5,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.03, up $0.66, or 1.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ADT go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,500

The average volume for ADT has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ADT has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 9.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The ADT Corporation provides electronic security, interactive home and business automation, and related monitoring services under the ADT, ADT Pulse, and Companion Service brands to residential and small business customers in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate ADT a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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