Insider Trading Alert - DGI, LGF And EXL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 11, 2014, 103 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $337.00 to $15,638,127.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

DigitalGlobe (DGI) - FREE Research Report

Hascall Timothy M, who is EVP, Operations at DigitalGlobe, bought 2,043 shares at $24.46 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Operations owned 43,673 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.91% with the 2,043-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.07, down $0.39, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DigitalGlobe go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,000

The average volume for DigitalGlobe has been 504,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. DigitalGlobe has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 40.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

DigitalGlobe, Inc. provides imagery and imagery information products and services in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 100.5. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate DigitalGlobe a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DigitalGlobe as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and weak operating cash flow. Get the full DigitalGlobe Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lions Gate Entertainment (LGF) - FREE Research Report

Simmons Hardwick, who is Director at Lions Gate Entertainment, sold 7,822 shares at $33.23 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 83,486 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.57% with the 7,822-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.84, down $0.39, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lions Gate Entertainment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 381,504
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 631,504

The average volume for Lions Gate Entertainment has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lions Gate Entertainment has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 4.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., an entertainment company, is engaged in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, home entertainment, family entertainment, digital distribution, new channel platforms, and international distribution and sales activities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Lions Gate Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lions Gate Entertainment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. 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 Lions Gate Entertainment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Excel (EXL) - FREE Research Report

Parsons Robert E Jr, who is Director at Excel, bought 5,700 shares at $13.07 on Dec. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 40,444 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.41% with the 5,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.03, down $0.04, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Excel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500

The average volume for Excel has been 237,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Excel has a market cap of $800.0 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Excel Trust, Inc. engages in financing, developing, leasing, owning and managing community and power centers, grocery anchored neighborhood centers and freestanding retail properties. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in San Diego, California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.35%. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Excel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Excel as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Excel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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