Insider Trading Alert - PSTR, PLCE And QCOM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 28, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $529.45 to $86,394,898.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PostRock Energy (PSTR) - FREE Research Report

Damon William, who is Director at PostRock Energy, sold 904 shares at $3.64 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,631 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.93% with the 904-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.24, down $0.40, or 12.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PostRock Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,832
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,832
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,389

The average volume for PostRock Energy has been 232,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. PostRock Energy has a market cap of $21.3 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 11.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PostRock Energy Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and gathering of crude oil and natural gas. Currently, there are no analysts who rate PostRock Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PostRock Energy as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, poor profit margins and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full PostRock Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Children's Place (PLCE) - FREE Research Report

Poole Gregory I, who is SVP, Global Sourcing at Children's Place, sold 3,584 shares at $65.85 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Sourcing owned 59,026 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.72% with the 3,584-share transaction.

Low Kevin, who is Senior VP, Store Operations at Children's Place, sold 9,787 shares at $65.66 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Store Operations owned 33,050 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.85% with the 9,787-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.12, up $0.46, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Children's Place go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,499
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 72,591
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,591

The average volume for Children's Place has been 375,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Children's Place has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Children's Place a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Children's Place as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Children's Place Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Qualcomm (QCOM) - FREE Research Report

Renduchintala Venkata S M, who is EVP, QTI & Co-President, QCT at Qualcomm, sold 1,691 shares at $69.40 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, QTI & Co-President, QCT owned 720 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 70.14% with the 1,691-share transaction.

Amon Cristiano R, who is EVP, QTI & Co-President, QCT at Qualcomm, sold 2,071 shares at $69.40 on May 28, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, QTI & Co-President, QCT owned 820 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 71.64% with the 2,071-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.55, up $1.15, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualcomm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,227
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,227
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,668

The average volume for Qualcomm has been 12.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualcomm has a market cap of $115.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 5.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services in China, South Korea, Taiwan, and the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Qualcomm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Qualcomm as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Qualcomm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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