Insider Trading Alert - CNBKA, PBH And PRAA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 17, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $59.52 to $530,454,750.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Century Bancorp (CNBKA) - FREE Research Report

Filler James J, who is 10% Owner at Century Bancorp, bought 1,376 shares at $38.91 on June 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 417,754 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.33% with the 1,376-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.00, up $0.09, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Century Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,697
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 16,944
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 26,921

The average volume for Century Bancorp has been 3,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Century Bancorp has a market cap of $140.4 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 2.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Century Bancorp, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Century Bank and Trust Company that provides banking products and services to commercial enterprises, state and local governments and agencies, nonprofit organizations, and individuals in Massachusetts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9.

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

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Prestige Brands Holdings (PBH) - FREE Research Report

Parkinson John, who is Senior VP- International at Prestige Brands Holdings, sold 16,695 shares at $44.99 on June 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior VP- International owned 62,421 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.1% with the 16,695-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.17, up $2.18, or 4.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prestige Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,583
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 44,698
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 84,598

The average volume for Prestige Brands Holdings has been 374,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Prestige Brands Holdings has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 32.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Prestige Brands Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, markets, sells, and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) healthcare and household cleaning products in North America, Australia, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Prestige Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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PRA Group (PRAA) - FREE Research Report

Graves Christopher B, who is EVP, Core Acquisitions at PRA Group, sold 4,000 shares at $59.76 on June 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP, Core Acquisitions owned 43,438 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.43% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.09, up $1.33, or 2.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PRA Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,154
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,154
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,154

The average volume for PRA Group has been 380,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. PRA Group has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 3.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PRA Group, Inc., a financial and business service company, engages in the purchase, collection, and management of portfolios of defaulted consumer receivables in North America and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate PRA Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PRA Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full PRA Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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