Insider Trading Alert - Standard Pacific And 3 Others Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, July 3, 2013, 489 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $0.00 to $202,421,072.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Standard Pacific (SPF) - FREE Research Report

Choate Bruce A who is Director at STANDARD PAC bought 3,001 shares at $8.33 per share for a total value of $24,998.33 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 175,418 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.74% with the 3,001 share acquisition.

Foell Ronald R who is Director at STANDARD PAC bought 3,001 shares at $8.33 per share for a total value of $24,998.33 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 508,666 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.59% with the 3,001 share acquisition.

Jacobs Douglas C who is Director at STANDARD PAC bought 3,001 shares at $8.33 per share for a total value of $24,998.33 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 187,964 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.62% with the 3,001 share acquisition.

Peshkin John R. who is Director at STANDARD PAC bought 3,001 shares at $8.33 per share for a total value of $24,998.33 on June 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 23,942 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 14.33% with the 3,001 share acquisition.

The average volume for Standard Pacific has been 6.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Standard Pacific has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 9.93% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Standard Pacific Corp. operates as a builder of single-family attached and detached homes in the United States. It constructs homes targeting various homebuyers primarily move-up buyers in metropolitan markets in California, Florida, the Carolinas, Texas, Arizona, and Colorado. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Standard Pacific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Standard Pacific as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Standard Pacific Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fortune Brands Home & Security (FBHS) - FREE Research Report

Morikis John G who is Director at FORTUNE BRD H&S bought 604 shares at $39.27 per share for a total value of $23,719.08 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,094 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.9% with the 604 share acquisition.

Wyatt E Lee who is SVP and CFO at FORTUNE BRD H&S sold 49,986 shares at $39.37 per share for a total value of $1,967,948.82 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP and CFO owned 240,517 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.21% with the 49,986 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $39.25, up $0.47, or 1.21% since the insider transactions.

The average volume for Fortune Brands Home & Security has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fortune Brands Home & Security has a market cap of $6.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 32.72% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fortune Brands Home & Security, Inc. provides home and security products for use in residential home repair, remodeling, new construction, and security and storage applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fortune Brands Home & Security a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fortune Brands Home & Security as a hold. 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 and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full Fortune Brands Home & Security Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Endo Health Solutions (ENDP) - FREE Research Report

Kimmel Roger H who is Director at ENDO PHARMACEUT bought 1,427 shares on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 220,451 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.65% with the 1,427 share acquisition.

Nash David who is Director at ENDO PHARMACEUT bought 408 shares on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,822 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.34% with the 408 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $37.68, down $0.04, or 0.11% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Endo Health Solutions go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,035
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 670
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,807

The average volume for Endo Health Solutions has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Endo Health Solutions has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 43.69% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Endo Health Solutions Inc. provides specialty healthcare solutions in the United States and internationally. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Endo Health Solutions a buy, 6 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Endo Health Solutions as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Endo Health Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sanderson Farms (SAFM) - FREE Research Report

Baker John H Iii who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 277 shares at $33.21 per share for a total value of $14,745.24 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,409 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.25% with the 277 share acquisition.

Banks Fred L Jr who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 447 shares at $44.28 per share for a total value of $25,638.12 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 65,405 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.69% with the 447 share acquisition.

Bierbusse John who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 156 shares at $44.28 per share for a total value of $8,833.86 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 42,190 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.37% with the 156 share acquisition.

Cooley Toni D who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 318 shares at $44.28 per share for a total value of $18,199.08 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 53,222 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.6% with the 318 share acquisition.

Hogan Beverly W who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 101 shares at $44.28 per share for a total value of $5,844.96 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 57,809 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.17% with the 101 share acquisition.

Khayat Robert C who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 41 shares at $44.28 per share for a total value of $2,391.12 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,553 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.09% with the 41 share acquisition.

Livingston Phil K who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 1,961 shares at $33.21 per share for a total value of $5,380.02 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 56,069 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.62% with the 1,961 share acquisition.

Mooney Dianne who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 289 shares at $44.28 per share for a total value of $16,671.42 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 36,991 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.78% with the 289 share acquisition.

Pittman Jones Gail who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 27 shares at $33.21 per share for a total value of $1,461.24 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,533 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.11% with the 27 share acquisition.

Ritter Charles W Jr who is Director at SANDERSON FARMS bought 239 shares at $44.28 per share for a total value of $13,748.94 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 124,514 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.19% with the 239 share acquisition.

Historical insider transactions for Sanderson Farms go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,840
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,596
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,096

The average volume for Sanderson Farms has been 221,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanderson Farms has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 43.45% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sanderson Farms, Inc., an integrated poultry processing company, engages in the production, processing, marketing, and distribution of fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently there are no analysts that rate Sanderson Farms a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sanderson Farms 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, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Sanderson Farms Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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