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Yesterday, Oct. 30, 2014, 42 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $161,511,350.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VeriFone Systems (PAY) - FREE Research Report

Miles Jennifer, who is President, VeriFone Americas at VeriFone Systems, sold 9,949 shares at $36.53 on Oct. 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, VeriFone Americas owned 483 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 95.37% with the 9,949-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.93, up $0.40, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VeriFone Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 49,452
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 59,622
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 144,272

The average volume for VeriFone Systems has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VeriFone Systems has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 36.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

VeriFone Systems, Inc. designs, markets, and services electronic payment solutions at the point of sale (POS) worldwide. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate VeriFone Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VeriFone Systems as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full VeriFone Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Maximus (MMS) - FREE Research Report

Francis David, who is General Counsel at Maximus, sold 19,340 shares at $46.50 on Oct. 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 16,731 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 53.62% with the 19,340-share transaction.

Piloti Akbar, who is Persident - Human Services at Maximus, sold 23,740 shares at $45.00 on Oct. 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the Persident - Human Services owned 13,881 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 63.1% with the 23,740-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.38, up $3.38, or 6.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maximus go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 245
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,806
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 245
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,418
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 245
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,030

The average volume for Maximus has been 388,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Maximus has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 8.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MAXIMUS, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia. The company operates in two segments, Health Services and Human Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Maximus a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Maximus 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, 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 has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Maximus Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DeVry Education Group (DV) - FREE Research Report

Unzicker Patrick J, who is VP & Chief Accounting Officer at DeVry Education Group, sold 500 shares at $48.94 on Oct. 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 16,823 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.89% with the 500-share transaction.

Dirst Eric P., who is President, DeVry Online at DeVry Education Group, sold 945 shares at $48.44 on Oct. 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, DeVry Online owned 9,781 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.81% with the 945-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.13, down $0.31, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DeVry Education Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,829
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,281
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,164

The average volume for DeVry Education Group has been 475,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. DeVry Education Group has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 35.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DeVry Education Group Inc. provides educational services worldwide. It operates in three segments: Medical and Healthcare; International and Professional Educational; and Business, Technology and Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.9. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate DeVry Education Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DeVry Education Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full DeVry Education Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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