Insider Trading Alert - ABCO, SKX And OSIS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $10,031,220.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Advisory Board (ABCO) - FREE Research Report

Farber Evan R, who is General Counsel at Advisory Board, sold 1,992 shares at $47.40 on Sept. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 1,996 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.95% with the 1,992-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.52, up $2.12, or 4.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advisory Board go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,666
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,332

The average volume for Advisory Board has been 243,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Advisory Board has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 21.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Advisory Board Company provides best practices research and analysis, business intelligence and performance technology software, and consulting and management services to the health care and education industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 101.2. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Advisory Board a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Advisory Board as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Advisory Board Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Skechers USA (SKX) - FREE Research Report

Weinberg David, who is Chief Operating Officer at Skechers USA, sold 25,000 shares at $64.26 on Sept. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 87,031 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.32% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.12, down $1.14, or 1.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skechers USA go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,850
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,875

The average volume for Skechers USA has been 736,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skechers USA has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 93.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. designs, develops, markets, and distributes footwear for men, women, and children, as well as performance footwear for men and women under the Skechers GO brand name. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Skechers USA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skechers USA as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Skechers USA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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OSI Systems (OSIS) - FREE Research Report

Aliabadi Manoocher M, who is Pres., Optoelectronics Div at OSI Systems, sold 2,000 shares at $66.31 on Sept. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres., Optoelectronics Div owned 66,809 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.91% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.80, down $0.51, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for OSI Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,125
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,125
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,125

The average volume for OSI Systems has been 164,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. OSI Systems has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 25.08% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

OSI Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures specialized electronic systems and components worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate OSI Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates OSI Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full OSI Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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