Insider Trading Alert - KFRC, MORN And MEP 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:

Kforce (KFRC) - FREE Research Report

Rosen Elaine, who is Director at Kforce, sold 4,800 shares at $22.20 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,338 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.28% with the 4,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.05, down $0.15, or 0.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kforce go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,545
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 464,778

The average volume for Kforce has been 108,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kforce has a market cap of $661.4 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 8.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Kforce Inc. provides professional and technical specialty staffing services and solutions in the United States and internationally. The company operates through Technology (Tech), Finance and Accounting (FA), and Government Solutions (GS) segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Kforce a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kforce 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Kforce Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Morningstar (MORN) - FREE Research Report

Landis Gail S, who is Director at Morningstar, sold 300 shares at $78.90 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,537 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.39% with the 300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.04, up $0.14, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Morningstar go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,500

The average volume for Morningstar has been 59,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Morningstar has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 20.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Morningstar, Inc. provides independent investment research services in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Morningstar a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Morningstar 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Morningstar Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Midcoast Energy Partners (MEP) - FREE Research Report

Ivey James G, who is Director at Midcoast Energy Partners, bought 1,000 shares at $11.80 on June 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.29% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.67, down $0.13, or 1.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Midcoast Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Midcoast Energy Partners has been 88,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Midcoast Energy Partners has a market cap of $269.5 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 15.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Midcoast Energy Partners, L.P. engages in gathering, processing, treating, transporting, and marketing natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGL) in the United States. It operates through two segments, Gathering, Processing, and Transportation; and Logistics and Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.6. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Midcoast Energy Partners a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Midcoast Energy Partners as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Midcoast Energy Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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