Insider Trading Alert - BHI, KCG And MA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 6, 2015, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.44 to $8,899,995.42.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Baker Hughes (BHI) - FREE Research Report

Jungels Pierre H Dr, who is Director at Baker Hughes, sold 3,082 shares at $68.05 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,793 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.51% with the 3,082-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.28, down $1.77, or 2.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Baker Hughes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,245
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71,199
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 74,365

The average volume for Baker Hughes has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $29.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 20.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.0. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate Baker Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Baker Hughes as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Baker Hughes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KCG Holdings (KCG) - FREE Research Report

Daniel V. Tierney 2011 Trust, who is 10% Owner at KCG Holdings, sold 192,301 shares at $13.52 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.43% with the 192,301-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.44, down $0.08, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KCG Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 675,380
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.3 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.3 million

The average volume for KCG Holdings has been 327,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. KCG Holdings has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 15.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

KCG Holdings, Inc., an independent securities firm, provides various services designed to address trading needs across asset classes, product types, and time zones. The company operates through three segments: Market Making, Global Execution Services, and Corporate and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate KCG Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KCG Holdings as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full KCG Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MasterCard (MA) - FREE Research Report

Barzi Silvio, who is Director at MasterCard, sold 5,290 shares at $91.14 on May 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.43% with the 5,290-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.72, up $0.58, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MasterCard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,823
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.5 million

The average volume for MasterCard has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MasterCard has a market cap of $101.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 5.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MasterCard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.9. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate MasterCard a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MasterCard 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full MasterCard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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