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Yesterday, April 30, 2014, 84 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $105.05 to $21,917,679.52.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) - FREE Research Report

Monaghan Craig T, who is President & CEO at Asbury Automotive Group, sold 60,000 shares at $60.27 on April 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 137,370 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.4% with the 60,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.50, up $1.23, or 2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Asbury Automotive Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 74,237
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 74,237

The average volume for Asbury Automotive Group has been 315,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Asbury Automotive Group has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 12.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 39.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Asbury Automotive Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Asbury Automotive Group as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Coors Jeffrey H, who is Director at Graphic Packaging, sold 40,000 shares at $10.25 on April 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.95% with the 40,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.29, up $0.04, or 0.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 94,252
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 629,252
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 738,652

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 6.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Graphic Packaging as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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PTC (PTC) - FREE Research Report

Schechter Robert, who is Director at PTC, sold 1,423 shares at $34.85 on April 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 54,503 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.54% with the 1,423-share transaction.

Ranaldi Robert, who is EVP Worldwide Sales at PTC, sold 4,000 shares at $34.67 on April 30, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Worldwide Sales owned 35,372 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.16% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.56, up $0.89, or 2.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PTC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 204,620

The average volume for PTC has been 814,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. PTC has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 1.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PTC Inc. develops, markets, and supports software products and solutions in the areas of computer-aided design (CAD), product lifecycle management (PLM), application lifecycle management (ALM), supply chain management (SCM), and service lifecycle management (SLM) worldwide. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate PTC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates PTC as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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