Insider Trading Alert - PDII, SSI And FBIZ 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:

PDI (PDII) - FREE Research Report

Miao Graham G, who is Cfo at PDI, bought 22,000 shares at $1.65 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 63,899 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 52.51% with the 22,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.85, up $0.20, or 10.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PDI go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 205,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 205,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 205,000

The average volume for PDI has been 75,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. PDI has a market cap of $26.4 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 63.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

PDI, Inc. provides outsourced commercial services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and healthcare companies in the United States. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates PDI a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PDI as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full PDI Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stage Stores (SSI) - FREE Research Report

Lundy Russ Ii, who is EVP, Chief Stores Officer at Stage Stores, sold 2,000 shares at $19.92 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Stores Officer owned 25,434 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.29% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.67, down $0.25, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stage Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,800

The average volume for Stage Stores has been 401,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stage Stores has a market cap of $632.4 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 10.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Stage Stores, Inc. operates as a specialty department store retailer in the United States. The company operates its stores under the nameplates of Bealls, Goody's, Palais Royal, Peebles, and Stage. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 248.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Stage Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stage Stores as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Stage Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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First Business Financial Services (FBIZ) - FREE Research Report

Voeks Dean W, who is Director at First Business Financial Services, bought 13 shares at $44.43 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,532 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.24% with the 13-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.38, down $0.05, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Business Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 82
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 82
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 82
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,192

The average volume for First Business Financial Services has been 9,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. First Business Financial Services has a market cap of $174.7 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 16.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

First Business Financial Services, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate First Business Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Business Financial Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full First Business Financial Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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