Insider Trading Alert - MRLN, UNM And CMCSA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 7, 2015, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $130.56 to $50,650,057.80.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Marlin Business Services (MRLN) - FREE Research Report

Deangelo Lawrence J, who is Director at Marlin Business Services, bought 10,000 shares at $18.85 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 61,981 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 19.24% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.05, up $0.20, or 1.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Marlin Business Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 540
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 540
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 540
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million

The average volume for Marlin Business Services has been 33,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Marlin Business Services has a market cap of $243.3 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 7.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Marlin Business Services Corp., through its subsidiary, Marlin Leasing Corporation, provides equipment financing solutions to small and mid-sized businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Marlin Business Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Marlin Business Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full Marlin Business Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Unum Group (UNM) - FREE Research Report

Simonds Michael Q, who is EVP, President & CEO, Unum US at Unum Group, sold 2,057 shares at $34.85 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, President & CEO, Unum US owned 51,337 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.85% with the 2,057-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.70, down $0.15, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Unum Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 78,510
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 78,510

The average volume for Unum Group has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Unum Group has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 0.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through three segments: Unum US, Unum UK, and Colonial Life. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Unum Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Unum Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Unum Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Comcast (CMCSA) - FREE Research Report

Smit Neil, who is Executive Vice President at Comcast, sold 30,732 shares at $57.71 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 116,479 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.88% with the 30,732-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.30, up $0.59, or 1.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Comcast go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,995
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 402,170
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 405,170

The average volume for Comcast has been 16.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Comcast has a market cap of $122.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 0.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently, there are 16 analysts who rate Comcast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Comcast as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Comcast Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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