Insider Trading Alert - ABCO, LDOS And EOX 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:

Advisory Board (ABCO) - FREE Research Report

Van Hoose Mary, who is Chief Talent Officer at Advisory Board, sold 1,333 shares at $49.92 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Talent Officer owned 25,552 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.96% with the 1,333-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.18, down $0.74, or 1.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advisory Board go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,992
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,658
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,324

The average volume for Advisory Board has been 249,700 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 22.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 104.2. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Advisory Board a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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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Leidos Holdings (LDOS) - FREE Research Report

Krone Roger A, who is Ceo at Leidos Holdings, bought 15,000 shares at $35.23 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 77,942 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 23.83% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.12, up $8.89, or 20.15% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Leidos Holdings has been 758,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Leidos Holdings has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry.

Leidos Holdings, Inc. provides science and technology solutions in the United States. The company delivers solutions and services for data analytics, systems integration, and cybersecurity to the agencies of the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, and the U.S.

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Emerald Oil (EOX) - FREE Research Report

Smith Ryan Lewis, who is Chief Financial Officer at Emerald Oil, bought 14,000 shares at $7.30 on Sept. 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 35,874 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 64% with the 14,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $7.70, up $0.40, or 5.22% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Emerald Oil has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Emerald Oil has a market cap of $503.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Emerald Oil, Inc. operates as an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company in the United States. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Emerald Oil a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Emerald Oil as a hold. 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 and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Emerald Oil Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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