Insider Trading Alert - Raymond James Financial And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 5, 2013, 166 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.00 to $287,182,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Raymond James Financial (RJF) - FREE Research Report

Raney Steven M who is President & CEO RJBank at Raymond James Financial bought 148 shares at $35.72 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO RJBank owned 15,232 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.98% with the 148 share transaction.

Dowdle Jeffrey A who is President, AMS - RJA at Raymond James Financial bought 594 shares at $35.72 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, AMS - RJA owned 31,234 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.94% with the 594 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.50, up $6.78, or 15.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raymond James Financial go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,122

The average volume for Raymond James Financial has been 834,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Raymond James Financial has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 9.94% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Raymond James Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the underwriting, distribution, trading, and brokerage of equity and debt securities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Raymond James Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raymond James Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Raymond James Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Perrigo Company (PRGO) - FREE Research Report

Jamison Scott F who is Executive Vice President PBM at Perrigo Company sold 780 shares at $122.12 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President PBM owned 2,799 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.79% with the 780 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $123.93, up $1.81, or 1.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Perrigo Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,576
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,576
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,825

The average volume for Perrigo Company has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Perrigo Company has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 18.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Perrigo Company, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and distributes over-the-counter (OTC) and generic prescription (Rx) pharmaceuticals, infant formulas, nutritional products, and active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.4. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Perrigo Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Perrigo Company 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, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Perrigo Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rosetta Resources (ROSE) - FREE Research Report

Clayton John Dewey who is EVP & Chief Operating Officer at Rosetta Resources sold 25,000 shares at $47.06 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Operating Officer owned 116,980 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.61% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.71, up $1.65, or 3.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rosetta Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,717
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,742
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,742

The average volume for Rosetta Resources has been 772,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rosetta Resources has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 3.88% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Rosetta Resources Inc., an independent exploration and production company, engages in the acquisition and development of onshore energy resources in the United States. It owns producing and non-producing oil and gas properties primarily located in South Texas, including the Eagle Ford area. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Rosetta Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rosetta Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Rosetta Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kirby (KEX) - FREE Research Report

Pyne J H who is Chairman and CEO at Kirby sold 160,007 shares at $80.34 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 262,036 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.91% with the 160,007 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $82.92, up $2.58, or 3.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kirby go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,196
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,859

The average volume for Kirby has been 272,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kirby has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 32.17% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Kirby a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kirby as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Kirby Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide (HOT) - FREE Research Report

Hicks Christie N who is SVP, Starwood Sales Org. at Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide sold 1,303 shares at $64.65 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Starwood Sales Org. owned 11,922 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.85% with the 1,303 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.82, up $1.17, or 1.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,304

The average volume for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 14.87% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. operates as a hotel and leisure company worldwide. The company operates luxury and upscale full-service hotels, resorts, residences, retreats, select-service hotels, and extended stay hotels under the St. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.0. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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