Insider Trading Alert - OUTR, ALIM And CINF Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 2, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $4.00 to $2,890,477.87.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Outerwall (OUTR) - FREE Research Report

Gaherity James, who is President, Coinstar at Outerwall, sold 1,383 shares at $69.22 on Dec. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Coinstar owned 5,242 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.88% with the 1,383-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.98, up $1.76, or 2.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Outerwall go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,125
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,595
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,125
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,595
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,125
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,595

The average volume for Outerwall has been 571,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Outerwall has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 3.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Outerwall Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides automated retail solutions primarily in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Outerwall a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Outerwall as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Outerwall Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alimera (ALIM) - FREE Research Report

Myers C. Daniel, who is President and CEO at Alimera, sold 2,000 shares at $5.99 on Dec. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 104,817 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.87% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.54, down $0.45, or 8.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alimera go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 64,734
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 114,234

The average volume for Alimera has been 395,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alimera has a market cap of $260.0 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 24.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alimera Sciences, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, is engaged in the research, development, and commercialization of prescription ophthalmic pharmaceuticals. The company focuses on diseases affecting the back of the eye or retina. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Alimera a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alimera as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally high debt management risk and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Alimera Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cincinnati Financial (CINF) - FREE Research Report

Debbink Dirk J, who is Director at Cincinnati Financial, bought 196 shares at $50.95 on Dec. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,108 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.04% with the 196-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.28, up $0.33, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cincinnati Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 208
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 208
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 208

The average volume for Cincinnati Financial has been 562,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cincinnati Financial has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 2.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cincinnati Financial Corporation is engaged in the property casualty insurance business in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.45%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Cincinnati Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cincinnati Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Cincinnati Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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