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Yesterday, May 27, 2014, 112 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $347.00 to $12,590,905.04.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Home Depot (HD) - FREE Research Report

Menear Craig A, who is President - U.S. Retail at Home Depot, sold 14,916 shares at $79.14 on May 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the President - U.S. Retail owned 99,950 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.99% with the 14,916-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.46, up $0.32, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Home Depot go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 313
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,183
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 313
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,183
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 313
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,768

The average volume for Home Depot has been 6.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Home Depot has a market cap of $108.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 3.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Home Depot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Home Depot as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth and increase in net income. 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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Olin (OLN) - FREE Research Report

Benoist Gray G, who is Director at Olin, bought 5,000 shares at $26.57 on May 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 50% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.01, up $0.44, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Olin go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 12,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,337
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,337
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,005

The average volume for Olin has been 805,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Olin has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 6.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlor alkali products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments, Chlor Alkali Products, Chemical Distribution, and Winchester. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Olin a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Olin as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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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Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBGI) - FREE Research Report

Bochenek David R, who is Chief Accounting Officer at Sinclair Broadcast Group, sold 869 shares at $30.04 on May 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 869-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.33, up $0.29, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sinclair Broadcast Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,400

The average volume for Sinclair Broadcast Group has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sinclair Broadcast Group has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 15.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc., a television broadcasting company, owns or provides programming, operating, or sales services to television stations in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Sinclair Broadcast Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Sinclair Broadcast Group as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and increase in net income. 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

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