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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