Insider Trading Alert - MENT, RSG And IT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 16, 2014, 80 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.26 to $11,203,447.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mentor Graphics (MENT) - FREE Research Report

Barnes Keith, who is Director at Mentor Graphics, sold 6,453 shares at $21.93 on Sept. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 6,453-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.89, down $0.04, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mentor Graphics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,636
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,636
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,867

The average volume for Mentor Graphics has been 622,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mentor Graphics has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 8.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mentor Graphics Corporation provides electronic design automation software and hardware solutions to automate the design, analysis, and testing of electro-mechanical systems, electronic hardware, and embedded systems software. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Mentor Graphics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mentor Graphics 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Mentor Graphics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 88,549 shares at $39.04 on Sept. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 102.7 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.09% with the 88,549-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.40, up $0.36, or 0.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2.3 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 13.0 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 18.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report

Sondergaard Peter, who is SVP, Research at Gartner, sold 5,111 shares at $76.47 on Sept. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Research owned 41,573 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.95% with the 5,111-share transaction.

Christopher MR Thomas, who is Svp, Exp at Gartner, sold 2,000 shares at $76.64 on Sept. 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp, Exp owned 3,287 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.83% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.46, down $1.18, or 1.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 62,517
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 92,992
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 150,006

The average volume for Gartner has been 336,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 7.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on the information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gartner as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Gartner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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