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5 Stocks With Large Insider Buying

Hain Celestial Group has a market cap of $2.79 billion and an enterprise value of $3.15 billion. This stock trades at a reasonable valuation, with a trailing price-to-earnings of 33.51 and a forward price-to-earnings of 21.25. Its estimated growth rate for this year is 30.1%, and for next year it's pegged at 17.8%. This is not a cash-rich company, since the total cash position on its balance sheet is $36.15 million and its total debt is $360.50 million.

A beneficial owner just bought 34,400 shares, or about $2.03 million worth of stock, at $59.02 per share.

From a technical perspective, HAIN is currently trending below its 50-day moving average and above its 200-day moving average, which is neutral trendwise. This stock has been downtrending for the last two months, with shares falling from a high of $73.72 to its recent low of $56.46 a share. During that downtrend, shares of HAIN have been consistently making lower highs and lower lows, which is bearish technical price action. That said, the stock has started to rebound off that low and is now moving within range of triggering a near-term breakout trade.

If you're in the bull camp on HAIN, then I would look for long-biased trades once this stock manages to break out above some near-term overhead resistance levels at $62.11 to $63.33 a share with high volume. Look for a sustained move or close above those levels with volume that hits near or above its three-month average action of 835,943 shares. If that breakout triggers soon, then HAIN will set up to re-test or possibly take out its next major overhead resistance levels at $66.21 to $70 a share.

Take-Two Interactive Software

One video game player that insiders are warming up to here is Take-Two Interactive (TTWO - Get Report). This company is a developer, marketer and publisher of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The company develops and publishes products through its two wholly-owned labels Rockstar Games and 2K. Insiders are buying this stock into some modest weakness, since shares are down by 15% so far in 2012.

Take-Two Interactive Software has a market cap of $1.04 billion and an enterprise value of $1.04 billion. This stock trades at a cheap valuation, with a forward price-to-earnings of 5. Its estimated growth rate for this year is 140.8%, and for next year it's pegged at 693.10%. This is barely a cash-rich company, since the total cash position on its balance sheet is $328.28 million and its total debt is $325.54 million.

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KMR $104.71 3.78%
GDOT $15.51 0.00%
HAIN $62.53 0.00%
JNS $16.48 0.00%
TTWO $26.49 0.00%


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