Insider Trading Alert - PZN, ENOC And XXII 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:

Pzena Investment Management (PZN) - FREE Research Report

Johnston Charles D, who is Director at Pzena Investment Management, bought 10,000 shares at $9.20 on Dec. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.13, down $0.07, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pzena Investment Management go as follows:

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

The average volume for Pzena Investment Management has been 48,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pzena Investment Management has a market cap of $126.8 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 20.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Pzena Investment Management, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Pzena Investment Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pzena Investment Management as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Pzena Investment Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EnerNOC (ENOC) - FREE Research Report

Healy Timothy G, who is Chairman & CEO at EnerNOC, sold 12,500 shares at $15.13 on Dec. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.21% with the 12,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.51, up $0.38, or 2.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EnerNOC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,889
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 90,489
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 199,989

The average volume for EnerNOC has been 408,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. EnerNOC has a market cap of $441.7 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 5.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

EnerNOC, Inc. provides energy intelligence software and related solutions for commercial, institutional, and industrial customers, as well as electric power grid operator and utility customers. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate EnerNOC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EnerNOC as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations 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, unimpressive growth in net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full EnerNOC Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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22nd Century Group (XXII) - FREE Research Report

Pandolfino Joseph, who is Director at 22nd Century Group, sold 52,683 shares at $1.60 on Dec. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.9% with the 52,683-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.59, down $0.01, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for 22nd Century Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 143,604
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 143,604
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 143,604

The average volume for 22nd Century Group has been 291,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. 22Nd Century Group has a market cap of $104.2 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

22nd Century Group, Inc., a plant biotechnology company, focuses on tobacco harm reduction and smoking cessation products produced from modifying the nicotine content in tobacco plants through genetic engineering and plant breeding. Currently, there are no analysts who rate 22nd Century Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates 22nd Century Group as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full 22nd Century Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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