Insider Trading Alert - TDS, AVY And VG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 23, 2014, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $62.51 to $8,984,875.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) - FREE Research Report

Wittwer David A, who is President of a subsidiary at Telephone and Data Systems, sold 10,000 shares at $24.83 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the President of a subsidiary owned 22,927 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.37% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for Telephone and Data Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,368
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,368
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,995

The average volume for Telephone and Data Systems has been 500,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telephone and Data Systems has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 3.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a diversified telecommunications service company, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.16%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Telephone and Data Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Telephone and Data Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Telephone and Data Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Avery Dennison (AVY) - FREE Research Report

Bondar Lori J, who is VP, Controller and CAO at Avery Dennison, sold 7,908 shares at $51.69 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller and CAO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 7,908-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.23, up $0.54, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Avery Dennison go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,961
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,961
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,961

The average volume for Avery Dennison has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Avery Dennison has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 3.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Avery Dennison Corporation produces and sells pressure-sensitive materials worldwide. It operates through Pressure-Sensitive Materials, and Retail Branding and Information Solutions segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Avery Dennison a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Avery Dennison as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Avery Dennison Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vonage Holdings (VG) - FREE Research Report

Tempora Michael A., who is SVP, Product Mgmt. at Vonage Holdings, sold 11,960 shares at $3.75 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Product Mgmt. owned 5,669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 67.84% with the 11,960-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.79, up $0.04, or 1.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vonage Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,980
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 832,920
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.1 million

The average volume for Vonage Holdings has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vonage Holdings has a market cap of $774.7 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 14.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Vonage Holdings Corp. provides communications services that connect individuals through cloud-connected devices worldwide. The company offers voice and messaging services through session initiation protocol based voice over Internet protocol network. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Vonage Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vonage Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Vonage Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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