Insider Trading Alert - OMC, FBRC And CVSL Traded By Insiders

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer.

Yesterday, May 20, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $186.58 to $190,703,600.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Omnicom Group (OMC) - FREE Research Report

Hewitt Dennis E., who is Treasurer at Omnicom Group, sold 1,500 shares at $78.15 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Treasurer owned 33,179 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.33% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.59, down $0.56, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Omnicom Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,262
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,262
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,284

The average volume for Omnicom Group has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Omnicom Group has a market cap of $19.0 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 0.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Omnicom Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an advertising, marketing, and corporate communications services company in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia pacific. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Omnicom Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on OMC - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Omnicom Group 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, increase in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Omnicom Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

FBR (FBRC) - FREE Research Report

Fishman Adam J, who is Executive Vice President at FBR, bought 2,000 shares at $20.94 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 169,548 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.19% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.03, up $0.09, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FBR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,000

The average volume for FBR has been 50,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. FBR has a market cap of $164.2 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 14.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

FBR & Co. operates as an investment banking and institutional brokerage firm primarily in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Capital Markets and Principal Investing. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates FBR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on FBRC - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FBR as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its very decent return on equity which we feel should persist. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and poor profit margins. Get the full FBR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

CVSL (CVSL) - FREE Research Report

Randall William Hatch, who is Director at CVSL, bought 9,750 shares at $1.69 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 300% with the 9,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.65, down $0.04, or 2.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CVSL go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000

The average volume for CVSL has been 209,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. CVSL has a market cap of $57.0 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 81.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

CVSL Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in direct-selling business in the United States and internationally. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates CVSL a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on CVSL - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CVSL as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full CVSL Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

More from Markets

Inside Carnival's Mind Blowing New Horizon Cruise Ship (Video)

Inside Carnival's Mind Blowing New Horizon Cruise Ship (Video)

Jim Cramer: The 10-Year Yield Could Go to 2.75%

Jim Cramer: The 10-Year Yield Could Go to 2.75%

Oil Slumps, Gas Spikes Ahead of Holiday Weekend; Assessing the Chipmakers--ICYMI

Oil Slumps, Gas Spikes Ahead of Holiday Weekend; Assessing the Chipmakers--ICYMI

Week Ahead: Wall Street Looks to Jobs Report as North Korea Meeting Less Certain

Week Ahead: Wall Street Looks to Jobs Report as North Korea Meeting Less Certain

Dow and S&P 500 Decline, Energy Shares Fall as U.S. Crude Oil Slides 4%

Dow and S&P 500 Decline, Energy Shares Fall as U.S. Crude Oil Slides 4%