Insider Trading Alert - DISCA, EGP And XONE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 15, 2014, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $750.00 to $8,750,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Discovery Communications (DISCA) - FREE Research Report

Gould Paul A, who is Director at Discovery Communications, sold 125,000 shares at $39.92 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 560,980 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.22% with the 125,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.00, down $0.92, or 2.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Discovery Communications go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 88,790
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 680
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 88,790

The average volume for Discovery Communications has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Discovery Communications has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 56.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Discovery Communications, Inc. operates as a media company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Networks, International Networks, and Education. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Discovery Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Discovery Communications as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Discovery Communications Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EastGroup Properties (EGP) - FREE Research Report

Bolton H Eric Jr, who is Director at EastGroup Properties, bought 1,000 shares at $62.00 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,080 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 48.08% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.95, down $0.05, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EastGroup Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,745
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,745
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,965

The average volume for EastGroup Properties has been 133,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. EastGroup Properties has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 6.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

EastGroup Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), focuses on the development, acquisition, and operation of industrial properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 55.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate EastGroup Properties a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EastGroup Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full EastGroup Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ExOne (XONE) - FREE Research Report

Novel Century Ventures Ltd, who is 10% Owner at ExOne, sold 19,937 shares at $28.59 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.32% with the 19,937-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.54, down $2.05, or 7.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ExOne go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 167,503
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 719,598
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 719,598

The average volume for ExOne has been 607,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. ExOne has a market cap of $408.6 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 56.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The ExOne Company manufactures and sells three dimensional printing machines and printing products in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate ExOne a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ExOne as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full ExOne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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