Insider Trading Alert - SGEN, NSP And TSCO Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 8, 2015, 68 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,023.75 to $5,610,306.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Seattle Genetics (SGEN) - FREE Research Report

Dobmeier Eric, who is Chief Operating Officer at Seattle Genetics, sold 17,074 shares at $40.38 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 82,777 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.1% with the 17,074-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.15, down $0.23, or 0.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Seattle Genetics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,500

The average volume for Seattle Genetics has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Seattle Genetics has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 28.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Seattle Genetics, Inc., a biotechnology company, develops and commercializes antibody-based therapies for the treatment of cancer. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Seattle Genetics a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Seattle Genetics as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Seattle Genetics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Insperity (NSP) - FREE Research Report

Herink Daniel D, who is SVP Legal, Gen Counsel & Sec'y at Insperity, sold 5,000 shares at $52.90 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP Legal, Gen Counsel & Sec'y owned 43,617 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.28% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.46, up $0.56, or 1.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Insperity go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 39,667
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 53,967
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 105,921

The average volume for Insperity has been 297,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Insperity has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 57.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Insperity, Inc. provides an array of human resources (HR) and business solutions to enhance business performance for small and medium-sized businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Insperity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Insperity 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, increase in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Insperity Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tractor Supply (TSCO) - FREE Research Report

Frost Richard W, who is Director at Tractor Supply, bought 575 shares at $85.02 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,608 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.38% with the 575-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.86, up $1.84, or 2.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tractor Supply go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 62
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 62
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,470

The average volume for Tractor Supply has been 800,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tractor Supply has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 8.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Tractor Supply Company operates rural lifestyle retail stores in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.4. Currently, there are 16 analysts who rate Tractor Supply a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tractor Supply 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 solid stock price performance. We feel its 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 Tractor Supply Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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