Insider Trading Alert - COTY, NDAQ And FTD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 16, 2015, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $442.00 to $2,999,379.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Coty (COTY) - FREE Research Report

Reis Mario, who is EVP, Supply Chain at Coty, bought 26,000 shares at $25.92 on June 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Supply Chain owned 126,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 26% with the 26,000-share transaction.

JAB Cosmetics B.V., who is 10% Owner at Coty, sold 26,000 shares at $25.92 on June 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 262.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.01% with the 26,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.73, up $4.81, or 15.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Coty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 17,569
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,569
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,569
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 232,876
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,569
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million

The average volume for Coty has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Coty has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 26.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Coty Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of women's and men's fragrances, color cosmetics, and skin and body care related products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Coty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Coty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Coty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NASDAQ OMX Group (NDAQ) - FREE Research Report

Knight Edward S, who is Executive Vice President at NASDAQ OMX Group, sold 14,062 shares at $50.91 on June 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 52,870 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.01% with the 14,062-share transaction.

Ewing Anna M, who is Executive Vice President at NASDAQ OMX Group, sold 15,000 shares at $50.17 on June 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 34,541 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.28% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.88, up $0.71, or 1.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NASDAQ OMX Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,231
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 189,845

The average volume for NASDAQ OMX Group has been 960,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. NASDAQ OMX Group has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 4.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. provides trading, clearing, exchange technology, regulatory, securities listing, information, and public company services worldwide. It operates in four segments: Market Services, Listing Services, Information Services, and Technology Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.2. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate NASDAQ OMX Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NASDAQ OMX Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full NASDAQ OMX Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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FTD Companies (FTD) - FREE Research Report

Armstrong James T, who is Director at FTD Companies, sold 333 shares at $28.62 on June 16, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.51% with the 333-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.75, up $0.13, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for FTD Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 334
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 667
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,667

The average volume for FTD Companies has been 184,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. FTD Companies has a market cap of $830.8 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 16.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

FTD Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a floral and gifting company primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the Republic of Ireland. The company operates through four segments: Consumer, Florist, International, and Provide Commerce. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate FTD Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates FTD Companies as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full FTD Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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