Insider Trading Alert - WU, SBCF And PRSC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 1, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $181.50 to $4,800,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Western Union (WU) - FREE Research Report

Joerres Jeffrey A, who is Director at Western Union, bought 4,550 shares at $21.91 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,634 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 89.5% with the 4,550-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.08, up $0.17, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Union go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,520
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,446
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,759

The average volume for Western Union has been 6.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Union has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 22.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Western Union Company provides money movement and payment services worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer-to-Consumer, Consumer-to-Business, and Business Solutions. The Consumer-to-Consumer segment offers cash money transfer services involving walk-in agent locations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Western Union a buy, 6 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Union 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, attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Western Union Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Seacoast Banking (SBCF) - FREE Research Report

Houdeshell David D, who is EVP & Chief Credit Officer at Seacoast Banking, bought 500 shares at $14.85 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Credit Officer owned 2,020 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 32.89% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.01, up $0.16, or 1.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Seacoast Banking go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 400

The average volume for Seacoast Banking has been 86,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Seacoast Banking has a market cap of $495.7 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 9.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida operates as the bank holding company for Seacoast National Bank that provides community banking services to the commercial, small business, and retail customers in Florida. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Seacoast Banking a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Seacoast Banking as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Seacoast Banking Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Providence Service (PRSC) - FREE Research Report

Lindstrom James M, who is Chief Financial Officer at Providence Service, bought 2,200 shares at $47.41 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 2,200 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 2,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.56, up $1.15, or 2.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Providence Service go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,650
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,422
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,422

The average volume for Providence Service has been 149,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Providence Service has a market cap of $770.8 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 32.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Providence Service Corporation provides and manages government sponsored non-emergency transportation services (NET Services), human services, workforce development services (WD Services), and health assessment services (HA Services) in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Providence Service a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Providence Service as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Providence Service Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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