Insider Trading Alert - VNTV, OMI And HZO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 30, 2015, 53 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $10.00 to $250,000,000.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Thompson Christopher A, who is SVP, Controller and CAO at Vantiv, sold 5,000 shares at $40.00 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Controller and CAO owned 6,447 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 43.68% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.63, down $0.37, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 24,217
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 179,762
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 248,581

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 16.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Vantiv, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC. provides payment processing services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.5. Currently, there are 14 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, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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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Owens & Minor (OMI) - FREE Research Report

Lowry Michael Wayne, who is Shareholder at Owens & Minor, sold 1,110 shares at $34.50 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 7,316 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.17% with the 1,110-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.65, down $0.85, or 2.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Owens & Minor go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 14,489
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 14,489
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 14,489
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,005

The average volume for Owens & Minor has been 489,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Owens & Minor has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 2.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Owens & Minor, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a healthcare logistics company. It operates through two segments, Domestic and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Owens & Minor a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Owens & Minor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Owens & Minor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MarineMax (HZO) - FREE Research Report

Watters Joseph Allen, who is Director at MarineMax, bought 1,000 shares at $22.00 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 45,821 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.23% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.14, up $0.14, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MarineMax go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,750

The average volume for MarineMax has been 332,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. MarineMax has a market cap of $559.0 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 10.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MarineMax, Inc. operates as a recreational boat and yacht retailer in the United States. It sells new and used recreational boats, including pleasure boats, such as sport boats, sport cruisers, sport yachts, and yachts; fishing boats; convertible yachts; motor yachts; jet boats; and ski boats. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.7. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate MarineMax a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MarineMax as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full MarineMax Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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