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Yesterday, Feb. 26, 2014, 172 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $41.00 to $204,930,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Boston Beer Company (SAM) - FREE Research Report

Koch C James who is Chairman at Boston Beer Company sold 1,000 shares at $231.81 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 30,534 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.17% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $235.59, up $3.78, or 1.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Boston Beer Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,371
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,201
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,892

The average volume for Boston Beer Company has been 69,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Boston Beer Company has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 1.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. engages in the production and sale of alcohol beverages primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.4. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Boston Beer Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Boston Beer Company as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these 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

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Delta Air Lines (DAL) - FREE Research Report

Campbell Michael H who is EVP - HR & Labor Relations at Delta Air Lines sold 21,000 shares at $33.25 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - HR & Labor Relations owned 219,313 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.74% with the 21,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.90, up $0.65, or 1.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delta Air Lines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 111,096
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 111,096
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 542,654

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The average volume for Delta Air Lines has been 12.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $28.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 21.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. Its route network is centered around a system of hub and international gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.7. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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rates Delta Air Lines as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full

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Carrizo Oil & Gas (CRZO) - FREE Research Report

Boling Paul F who is CFO, VP, Secretary, Treasurer at Carrizo Oil & Gas sold 25,000 shares at $46.30 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the CFO, VP, Secretary, Treasurer owned 52,600 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.22% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.88, up $2.58, or 5.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carrizo Oil & Gas go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,229
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 102,229

The average volume for Carrizo Oil & Gas has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Carrizo Oil & Gas has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 7.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Carrizo Oil & Gas, Inc., an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of oil and gas primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Carrizo Oil & Gas a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates Carrizo Oil & Gas as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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