Insider Trading Alert - EPB, BGFV And FXCM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 26, 2014, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $187.00 to $173,041,515.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

El Paso Pipeline Partners (EPB) - FREE Research Report

Sanders Dax, who is Vice President, Corp. Develop. at El Paso Pipeline Partners, sold 2,000 shares at $43.01 on Nov. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President, Corp. Develop. owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.10, up $1.09, or 2.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for El Paso Pipeline Partners go as follows:

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

The average volume for El Paso Pipeline Partners has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. El Paso Pipeline Partners has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 19.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

El Paso Pipeline Partners, L.P. owns and operates interstate natural gas transportation and terminaling facilities in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate El Paso Pipeline Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates El Paso Pipeline Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full El Paso Pipeline Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Big 5 Sporting Goods (BGFV) - FREE Research Report

Starr Shane O, who is Senior VP, Operations at Big 5 Sporting Goods, sold 200 shares at $13.65 on Nov. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Operations owned 6,256 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.1% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.37, down $0.28, or 2.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Big 5 Sporting Goods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 971
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 971
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 971

The average volume for Big 5 Sporting Goods has been 185,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Big 5 Sporting Goods has a market cap of $302.2 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 32.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Big 5 Sporting Goods Corporation operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Big 5 Sporting Goods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Big 5 Sporting Goods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Big 5 Sporting Goods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FXCM (FXCM) - FREE Research Report

Yusupov Eduard, who is See Remarks at FXCM, sold 93,744 shares at $16.22 on Nov. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Remarks owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 93,744-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.22, down $0.00, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FXCM go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 308,344
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 393,744
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 393,744

The average volume for FXCM has been 593,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. FXCM has a market cap of $761.2 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 8.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

FXCM Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides online foreign exchange (FX) trading and related services to retail and institutional customers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Retail Trading and Institutional Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 161.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate FXCM a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FXCM as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. 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 FXCM Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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