Insider Trading Alert - MDSO, THS And INTU Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 11, 2014, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,090.00 to $13,718,587.33.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Medidata Solutions (MDSO) - FREE Research Report

De Vries Glen Michael, who is President at Medidata Solutions, sold 20,000 shares at $48.51 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 931,894 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.1% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.05, down $0.46, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Medidata Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 43,801
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 158,456
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 278,456

The average volume for Medidata Solutions has been 550,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Medidata Solutions has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 20.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. provides cloud-based clinical development solutions for life sciences in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 405.9. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Medidata Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Medidata Solutions as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full Medidata Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Treehouse Foods (THS) - FREE Research Report

Walsh Harry J, who is Executive Vice President at Treehouse Foods, sold 184 shares at $81.50 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 143,804 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.13% with the 184-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.22, down $1.28, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Treehouse Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,533
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,533
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,533

The average volume for Treehouse Foods has been 279,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Treehouse Foods has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 17.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. operates as a food manufacturer in the United States and Canada. It operates in North American Retail Grocery, Food Away From Home, and Industrial and Export segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Treehouse Foods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Treehouse Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Treehouse Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Intuit (INTU) - FREE Research Report

Fennell Laura A, who is SVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. at Intuit, sold 13,274 shares at $84.00 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. owned 979 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 93.13% with the 13,274-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.02, up $1.02, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Intuit go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 37,334
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,334
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,525

The average volume for Intuit has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Intuit has a market cap of $24.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 11.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Intuit Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, and accounting professionals in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Australia, India, and Singapore. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Intuit a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Intuit 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Intuit Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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