Insider Trading Alert - KCG, ICE And GIG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 12, 2015, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $4,322,819.24.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KCG Holdings (KCG) - FREE Research Report

Daniel V. Tierney 2011 Trust, who is Shareholder at KCG Holdings, sold 150,259 shares at $13.45 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 7.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.97% with the 150,259-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.40, down $0.05, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KCG Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 928,076
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.6 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million

The average volume for KCG Holdings has been 345,800 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 15.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 5.5. 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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IntercontinentalExchange Group (ICE) - FREE Research Report

Tese Vincent, who is Director at IntercontinentalExchange Group, sold 1,900 shares at $238.82 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,061 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.29% with the 1,900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $210.28, down $28.54, or 13.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IntercontinentalExchange Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 539
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,545
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,933

The average volume for IntercontinentalExchange Group has been 967,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. IntercontinentalExchange Group has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry.

Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. operates a network of regulated exchanges and clearing houses for financial and commodity markets in the United States, the United Kingdom, Continental Europe, Israel, Canada, and Singapore.

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GigOptix (GIG) - FREE Research Report

Dinu Raluca, who is SVP - Global Sales & Marketing at GigOptix, sold 21,594 shares at $1.49 on May 12, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP - Global Sales & Marketing owned 17,911 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.66% with the 21,594-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.53, up $0.04, or 2.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GigOptix go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 104,264
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 127,264

The average volume for GigOptix has been 144,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. GigOptix has a market cap of $50.6 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 29.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

GigOptix, Inc. operates as a fabless supplier of semiconductor components that enable end-to-end information streaming over optical and wireless networks. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate GigOptix a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GigOptix as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been an overall disappointing return on equity. Get the full GigOptix Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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