Insider Trading Alert - MED, MATR And IPGP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 4, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $203.25 to $160,379,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Medifast (MED) - FREE Research Report

Bondroff Barry B, who is Director at Medifast, sold 10,713 shares at $32.71 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,199 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 39.81% with the 10,713-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.80, down $0.91, or 2.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Medifast go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for Medifast has been 110,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Medifast has a market cap of $396.0 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 3.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Medifast, Inc. engages in the production, distribution, and sale of weight loss and weight management products and other consumable health and diet products. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Medifast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Medifast as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Medifast Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mattersight (MATR) - FREE Research Report

Danson Christopher Joseph, who is Executive VP, Delivery at Mattersight, sold 11,538 shares at $6.00 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP, Delivery owned 105,261 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.88% with the 11,538-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.82, down $0.18, or 3.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattersight go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 75,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,618
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 75,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,618
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 75,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,618

The average volume for Mattersight has been 50,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattersight has a market cap of $133.4 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 6.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Mattersight Corporation provides enterprise analytics services with a focus on customer and employee interactions and behaviors in the United States and the United Kingdom. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Mattersight a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattersight as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Mattersight Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IPG Photonics (IPGP) - FREE Research Report

Gapontsev Valentin P, who is CEO & Chairman of the Board at IPG Photonics, sold 15,000 shares at $97.79 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman of the Board owned 270,331 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.26% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $98.20, up $0.41, or 0.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IPG Photonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 43,675
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 118,601

The average volume for IPG Photonics has been 374,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. IPG Photonics has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 30.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

IPG Photonics Corporation develops and manufactures a range of high-performance fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, and diode lasers used in various applications, primarily in materials processing worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.9. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate IPG Photonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IPG Photonics 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full IPG Photonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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