Insider Trading Alert - GPN, CATM And MFRM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 4, 2015, 82 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.50 to $744,000,000,054.72.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Global Payments (GPN) - FREE Research Report

Jacobs William I, who is Director at Global Payments, sold 3,138 shares at $100.52 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,460 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.63% with the 3,138-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $100.77, up $0.25, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Global Payments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,122
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,772
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,572

The average volume for Global Payments has been 543,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Global Payments has a market cap of $6.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 25.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Global Payments Inc. provides electronic payments transaction processing services. The company operates in two segments, North America Merchant Services and International Merchant Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Global Payments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Global Payments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Payments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cardtronics (CATM) - FREE Research Report

Keller Michael Edward, who is General Counsel at Cardtronics, sold 3,000 shares at $37.05 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel owned 10,008 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.06% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.70, up $0.65, or 1.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cardtronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,361
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,636
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 62,636

The average volume for Cardtronics has been 328,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cardtronics has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 2.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cardtronics, Inc. provides automated consumer financial services through its network of automated teller machines (ATMs) and multi-function financial services kiosks. It operates through U.S., Europe, and Other International segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.4. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Cardtronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cardtronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cardtronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mattress Firm (MFRM) - FREE Research Report

Stagner R. Stephen, who is Chief Executive Officer at Mattress Firm, sold 12,500 shares at $58.88 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.23% with the 12,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.46, down $0.42, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattress Firm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,326
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,479
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,326
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 41,479
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,326
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.6 million

The average volume for Mattress Firm has been 275,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattress Firm has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 1.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Mattress Firm Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of mattresses, and related products and accessories in the United States. It operates in two segments, Retail Operations and Franchise Operations. The company also operates an e-commerce Website. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.4. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Mattress Firm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattress Firm as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Mattress Firm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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