Insider Trading Alert - J.M. Smucker And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 6, 2013, 132 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $13.05 to $156,271,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

J.M. Smucker (SJM) - FREE Research Report

Belgya Mark R who is Sr. VP & CFO at J.M. Smucker sold 2,043 shares at $107.45 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & CFO owned 48,815 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.02% with the 2,043 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $106.58, down $0.87, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for J.M. Smucker go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,157
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,554
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 36,154

The average volume for J.M. Smucker has been 539,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. J.M. Smucker has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 22.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The J. M. Smucker Company engages in manufacturing and marketing branded food products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Retail Coffee; U.S. Retail Consumer Foods; and International, Foodservice, and Natural Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate J.M. Smucker a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates J.M. Smucker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, 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 shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full J.M. Smucker Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RF Micro Devices (RFMD) - FREE Research Report

Creviston Steven E who is VP and Pres. Cellular Products at RF Micro Devices sold 16,670 shares at $5.25 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP and Pres. Cellular Products owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.44% with the 16,670 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.40, up $0.15, or 2.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RF Micro Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 102,835
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 370,057
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 717,333

The average volume for RF Micro Devices has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 19.87% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

RF Micro Devices, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RF Micro Devices as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full RF Micro Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Anixter International (AXE) - FREE Research Report

Faber Terrance who is VP-Controller at Anixter International sold 700 shares at $85.06 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP-Controller owned 24,603 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.77% with the 700 share transaction.

Standish William who is Executive VP - Operations at Anixter International sold 1,000 shares at $85.10 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP - Operations owned 85,838 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.15% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.78, up $0.68, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Anixter International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,835
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,205
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,396

The average volume for Anixter International has been 211,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Anixter International has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 33.01% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Anixter International Inc., together with its subsidiaries, distributes enterprise cabling and security solutions, electrical and electronic wire and cable products, original equipment manufacturer (OEM) supply fasteners, and other small parts. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Anixter International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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Halliburton Company (HAL) - FREE Research Report

Rainey Joe D who is Pres., Eastern Hemisphere at Halliburton Company sold 13,843 shares at $49.95 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres., Eastern Hemisphere owned 189,948 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.79% with the 13,843 share transaction.

Miller Jeffrey Allen who is Exec VP & COO at Halliburton Company sold 5,000 shares at $50.00 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec VP & COO owned 219,436 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.23% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.51, down $0.49, or 0.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Halliburton Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,344
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 101,366
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 157,795

The average volume for Halliburton Company has been 9.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Halliburton Company has a market cap of $45.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 42.81% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. Currently there are 20 analysts that rate Halliburton Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Halliburton 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Halliburton Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) - FREE Research Report

Gates William H Iii who is Director at Microsoft Corporation sold 5.0 million shares at $31.25 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 393.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.26% with the 5.0 million share transaction.

Turner Brian Kevin who is Chief Operating Officer at Microsoft Corporation sold 177,742 shares at $31.36 on Sept. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 801,312 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.15% with the 177,742 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.32, down $0.04, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsoft Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7.4 million

The average volume for Microsoft Corporation has been 52.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsoft Corporation has a market cap of $260.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 16.94% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Microsoft Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Microsoft Corporation 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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Microsoft Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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