Insider Trading Alert - VNTV, SALE And FB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 21, 2015, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $233.20 to $1,180,446,250.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Mielke Daniela, who is Ch. Strategy & Product Officer at Vantiv, sold 1,275 shares at $40.43 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Ch. Strategy & Product Officer owned 8,550 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.98% with the 1,275-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.50, up $0.07, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,791
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 171,920
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 237,276

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 19.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Vantiv, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vantiv Holding, LLC. provides payment processing services in the United States. It operates through two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 57.6. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Vantiv a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vantiv as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Vantiv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RetailMeNot (SALE) - FREE Research Report

Aylor Thomas, who is Vice President, Finance at RetailMeNot, sold 318 shares at $21.44 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President, Finance owned 9,186 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.35% with the 318-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.88, down $0.56, or 2.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RetailMeNot go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,061
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,620

The average volume for RetailMeNot has been 635,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. RetailMeNot has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 42.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

RetailMeNot, Inc. operates a digital coupon marketplace. Its marketplace connects consumers with retailers and brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate RetailMeNot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RetailMeNot as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full RetailMeNot Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Facebook (FB) - FREE Research Report

Wehner David M., who is Chief Financial Officer at Facebook, sold 3,459 shares at $80.47 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 21,529 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.84% with the 3,459-share transaction.

Fischer David B., who is VP Marketing & Bus. Part. at Facebook, sold 15,000 shares at $80.47 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP Marketing & Bus. Part. owned 410,339 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.53% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.80, up $0.33, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Facebook go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 138,063
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 188,250

The average volume for Facebook has been 25.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Facebook has a market cap of $181.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 3.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Facebook, Inc. operates as a social networking company worldwide. It provides a set of development tools and application programming interfaces that enable developers to integrate with Facebook to create mobile and Web applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 76.7. Currently, there are 26 analysts who rate Facebook a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Facebook 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Facebook Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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