Insider Trading Alert - ENTG, IBTX And CAR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 18, 2015, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $575,784,180.28.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Entegris (ENTG) - FREE Research Report

Kramer Christian, who is Sr. V.P. & CCO at Entegris, sold 3,333 shares at $13.63 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. V.P. & CCO owned 46,659 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.67% with the 3,333-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.66, up $0.03, or 0.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Entegris go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 123,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,029
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 123,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,029
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 123,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,293

The average volume for Entegris has been 674,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Entegris has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 3.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Entegris, Inc. manufactures and sells a range of products and services for purifying, protecting, and transporting the critical materials used in processing and manufacturing in the microelectronics and other high-technology industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 194.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Entegris a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Entegris as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Entegris Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Independent Bank Group (IBTX) - FREE Research Report

Stein James D, who is Director at Independent Bank Group, sold 4,000 shares at $39.51 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 149,100 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.61% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.50, down $0.01, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Independent Bank Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 950
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,475
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Independent Bank Group has been 33,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Independent Bank Group has a market cap of $675.0 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 0.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Independent Bank Group, Inc. operates as a bank holding company for Independent Bank that provides commercial banking products and services for businesses, professionals, and individuals in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Independent Bank Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Independent Bank Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Independent Bank Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Avis Budget Group (CAR) - FREE Research Report

Tucker Michael K, who is EVP and General Counsel at Avis Budget Group, sold 3,850 shares at $56.09 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP and General Counsel owned 54,341 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.62% with the 3,850-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.43, down $0.66, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Avis Budget Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 70,541
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 71,499

The average volume for Avis Budget Group has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Avis Budget Group has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 16.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Avis Budget Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides car and truck rentals, car sharing, and ancillary services to businesses and consumers worldwide. The company has three segments: North America, International, and Truck Rental. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Avis Budget Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Avis Budget Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Avis Budget Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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