Insider Trading Alert - GLP, FDS And HI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 22, 2014, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $4.97 to $8,553,900.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Global Partners (GLP) - FREE Research Report

Global GP LLC, who is Director at Global Partners, bought 160,000 shares at $34.84 on Dec. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 359,125 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 80.35% with the 160,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.46, up $0.63, or 1.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Global Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,302
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,302
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 64,509

The average volume for Global Partners has been 114,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Global Partners has a market cap of $954.0 million and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 3.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Global Partners LP distributes gasoline, distillates, residual oil, renewable fuels, crude oil, natural gas, and propane to wholesalers, retailers, and commercial customers in the New England states and New York. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Global Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Global Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Global Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FactSet Research Systems (FDS) - FREE Research Report

Hadley Philip A, who is CEO & Chairman at FactSet Research Systems, sold 60,000 shares at $142.56 on Dec. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 801,146 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.97% with the 60,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $143.61, up $1.05, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FactSet Research Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,455
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,455
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,136

The average volume for FactSet Research Systems has been 257,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. FactSet Research Systems has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 30.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

FactSet Research Systems Inc. provides integrated financial information and analytical applications to investment community in the United States, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate FactSet Research Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FactSet Research Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full FactSet Research Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hillenbrand (HI) - FREE Research Report

Raver Joe Anthony, who is President and CEO at Hillenbrand, sold 1,166 shares at $33.26 on Dec. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 63,894 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.79% with the 1,166-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.71, up $0.45, or 1.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hillenbrand go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,275
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,275
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,275

The average volume for Hillenbrand has been 234,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hillenbrand has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 12.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hillenbrand, Inc., a diversified industrial company, makes and sells business-to-business products and services for various industries worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Process Equipment Group and Batesville. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Hillenbrand a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hillenbrand as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Hillenbrand Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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