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Yesterday, Jan. 27, 2015, 28 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $1,557,875.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Greene Nelson F, who is Chief Legal Officer & Sec. at Vantiv, sold 7,735 shares at $35.02 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Legal Officer & Sec. owned 74,436 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.41% with the 7,735-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.24, up $0.22, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,149
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,349
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,850

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 3.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vantiv, Inc. provides electronic integrated payment processing services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.4. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Vantiv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vantiv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Vantiv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A (PEGI) - FREE Research Report

Shugart Christopher M., who is Senior VP, Operations at Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A, sold 700 shares at $30.00 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Operations owned 62,177 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.11% with the 700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.81, down $0.19, or 0.64% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A has been 487,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 20.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Pattern Energy Group Inc., an independent energy generation company, focuses on the construction, ownership, and operation of energy projects in the United States, Canada, and Chile. As of December 22, 2014, the company had a portfolio of 12 wind power projects with 1,636 MW. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.35%. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A 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 notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Pattern Energy Group Inc Class A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Huntington (HBAN) - FREE Research Report

Munson Eddie R, who is Director at Huntington, bought 7,000 shares at $10.07 on Jan. 27, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.00, down $0.07, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Huntington go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,964

The average volume for Huntington has been 9.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Huntington has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 4.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Huntington Bancshares Incorporated operates as the bank holding company for The Huntington National Bank that provides commercial, small business, and consumer banking services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Huntington a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Huntington as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Huntington Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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