Insider Trading Alert - HPY, MA And CNS Traded By Insiders

Friday, Nov. 6, 2015, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $473.82 to $10,527,076.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Heartland Payment Systems (HPY) - FREE Research Report

Lawler Michael A, who is President - Strategic Markets at Heartland Payment Systems, sold 4,000 shares at $72.76 on Nov. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the President - Strategic Markets owned 3,803 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 51.26% with the 4,000-share transaction.

Palmer Jonathan J, who is Director at Heartland Payment Systems, sold 4,000 shares at $74.00 on Nov. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,197 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.84% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.43, up $1.43, or 1.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Heartland Payment Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Heartland Payment Systems has been 289,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Heartland Payment Systems has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 39.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Heartland Payment Systems, Inc. provides payment processing services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Heartland Payment Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Heartland Payment Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Heartland Payment Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MasterCard (MA) - FREE Research Report

MasterCard Foundation, who is 10% Owner at MasterCard, sold 13,245 shares at $100.47 on Nov. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 116.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.01% with the 13,245-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $100.15, down $0.32, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MasterCard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 61,810
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 70,210
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 321,256

The average volume for MasterCard has been 4.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MasterCard has a market cap of $110.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 17.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

MasterCard Incorporated, a technology company, provides transaction processing and other payment-related products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate MasterCard a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MasterCard 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full MasterCard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cohen & Steers (CNS) - FREE Research Report

Poli Francis C, who is General Counsel,Secretary,EVP at Cohen & Steers, sold 10,000 shares at $31.37 on Nov. 6, 2015. Following this transaction, the General Counsel,Secretary,EVP owned 47,297 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.45% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.47, down $0.90, or 2.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cohen & Steers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,753
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,753
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,753

The average volume for Cohen & Steers has been 157,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cohen & Steers has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 25.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cohen & Steers, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an investment manager in the United States, Japan, and internationally. The company focuses on global real estate securities, global listed infrastructure, real assets, large cap value stocks, and preferred securities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Cohen & Steers a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cohen & Steers as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Cohen & Steers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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