Insider Trading Alert - BANR, CYBX And CG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 5, 2015, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $1,572,413.89.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Banner (BANR) - FREE Research Report

Bennett Douglas M, who is Executive VP, Banner Bank at Banner, sold 243 shares at $44.86 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, Banner Bank owned 11,562 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.06% with the 243-share transaction.

Wuesthoff Anne Louise, who is Executive VP, Banner Bank at Banner, sold 171 shares at $44.64 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, Banner Bank owned 6,681 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.5% with the 171-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.30, down $0.34, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Banner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 435
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 435
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 435

The average volume for Banner has been 75,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Banner has a market cap of $879.5 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 4.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Banner Corporation operates as the bank holding company for Banner Bank and Islanders Bank that provide commercial banking and financial products and services to individuals, businesses, and public sector entities primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Banner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Banner as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Banner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cyberonics (CYBX) - FREE Research Report

Browne Gregory H, who is SR VP Finance & CFO at Cyberonics, sold 2,000 shares at $61.11 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the SR VP Finance & CFO owned 51,716 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.72% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Wise David S, who is SR VP & Chief Admin Officer at Cyberonics, sold 2,000 shares at $60.99 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the SR VP & Chief Admin Officer owned 51,007 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.77% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.48, up $0.49, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cyberonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,736
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,971
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,365

The average volume for Cyberonics has been 537,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cyberonics has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 10.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cyberonics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, markets, and sells implantable medical devices to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Cyberonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cyberonics 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Cyberonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carlyle Group L P (CG) - FREE Research Report

Bentley Pamela L, who is Chief Accounting Officer at Carlyle Group L P, sold 9,519 shares at $31.16 on May 5, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 157,305 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.71% with the 9,519-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.45, down $0.71, or 2.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carlyle Group L P go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 154,741
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 154,741
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 150,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 154,741

The average volume for Carlyle Group L P has been 787,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carlyle Group L P has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 14.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Carlyle Group LP is an investment firm specializing in direct and fund of fund investments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Carlyle Group L P a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carlyle Group L P as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Carlyle Group L P Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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