Insider Trading Alert - UEIC, GFN And TFX Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 29, 2015, 92 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $125.13 to $236,025,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Universal Electronics (UEIC) - FREE Research Report

Kopaskie Mark S, who is Shareholder at Universal Electronics, sold 2,000 shares at $52.40 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 2,461 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.83% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.17, down $0.23, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Electronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,234
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,234
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,715

The average volume for Universal Electronics has been 98,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Electronics has a market cap of $830.2 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 20.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Universal Electronics Inc. develops and manufactures pre-programmed universal wireless remote control products, audio-video accessories, and software for home entertainment systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Universal Electronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Electronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Universal Electronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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General Finance (GFN) - FREE Research Report

Marrero Manuel, who is Director at General Finance, bought 5,000 shares at $5.48 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 85,383 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 6.22% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Wilson Christopher A, who is General Counsel, VP, Secretary at General Finance, bought 1,000 shares at $5.52 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel, VP, Secretary owned 76,352 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.33% with the 1,000-share transaction.

Tashjian Larry D, who is Director at General Finance, bought 22,627 shares at $5.55 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 331,215 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.33% with the 22,627-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.54, down $0.01, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for General Finance go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,375
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,878
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,375
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,878
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,375
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,878

The average volume for General Finance has been 41,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. General Finance has a market cap of $148.8 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 44.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

General Finance Corporation, through its subsidiaries, leases and sells portable storage containers, portable container buildings, and freight containers. The company has a P/E ratio of 287.5. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates General Finance a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates General Finance as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full General Finance Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Teleflex (TFX) - FREE Research Report

Cook William Roland, who is Director at Teleflex, sold 8,000 shares at $128.89 on May 29, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,371 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.05% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $129.40, up $0.51, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Teleflex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 870
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 870
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,230

The average volume for Teleflex has been 311,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Teleflex has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 12.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Teleflex Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and supplies single-use medical devices for common diagnostic and therapeutic procedures in critical care and surgical applications worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.0. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Teleflex a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Teleflex 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, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Teleflex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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