Insider Trading Alert - SHOO, VVC And PBH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 17, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $336,996,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Steven Madden (SHOO) - FREE Research Report

Dharia Arvind, who is Chief Financial Officer at Steven Madden, sold 36,025 shares at $33.68 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 128,079 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.95% with the 36,025-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.18, up $0.50, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Steven Madden go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,147
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,147
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,147

The average volume for Steven Madden has been 569,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Steven Madden has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 7.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Steven Madden, Ltd. designs, sources, markets, and sells fashion-forward name brand and private label footwear for women, men, and children. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Steven Madden a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Steven Madden as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Steven Madden Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vectren (VVC) - FREE Research Report

Jones Robert G, who is Director at Vectren, bought 87 shares at $41.19 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,856 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.92% with the 87-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.97, down $0.22, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vectren go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 88
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 88
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 88

The average volume for Vectren has been 328,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vectren has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 15.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vectren Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides energy delivery services to residential, commercial, and industrial and other contract customers in Indiana and Ohio. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Vectren a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vectren as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Vectren Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Prestige Brands Holdings (PBH) - FREE Research Report

Lombardi Ronald M., who is Chief Financial Officer at Prestige Brands Holdings, sold 600 shares at $33.23 on Sept. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 93,558 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.64% with the 600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.39, down $0.84, or 2.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prestige Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,807
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,807
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,393

The average volume for Prestige Brands Holdings has been 261,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Prestige Brands Holdings has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 9.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the marketing, sale, and distribution of over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare and household cleaning products in North America and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Prestige Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Prestige Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Prestige Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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