Insider Trading Alert - IT, LTC And FDUS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 25, 2014, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $158.00 to $38,255,692.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report

Safian Craig, who is Svp & Cfo at Gartner, sold 3,500 shares at $84.22 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 3,475 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.18% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.89, up $0.67, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,311
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 110,635

The average volume for Gartner has been 385,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 19.18% 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 42.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Gartner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LTC Properties (LTC) - FREE Research Report

Wong Caroline, who is VP, Controller & Treasurer at LTC Properties, sold 6,000 shares at $41.19 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller & Treasurer owned 7,381 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.84% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.71, up $0.52, or 1.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LTC Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,000

The average volume for LTC Properties has been 154,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. LTC Properties has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 16.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LTC Properties, Inc. operates as a health care real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates LTC Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LTC Properties 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full LTC Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fidus Investment (FDUS) - FREE Research Report

Mazzarino John A., who is Director at Fidus Investment, bought 10,000 shares at $16.57 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.50, down $0.07, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fidus Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000

The average volume for Fidus Investment has been 68,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fidus Investment has a market cap of $263.6 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 24.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fidus Investment Corporation operates as an externally managed, closed-end, and non-diversified management investment company. The company provides customized debt and equity financing solutions to lower middle-market companies in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Fidus Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fidus Investment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Fidus Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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