Insider Trading Alert - Colgate-Palmolive Company And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 10, 2013, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.60 to $313,828,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Colgate-Palmolive Company (CL) - FREE Research Report

Moison Franck J who is COO Emerging Mkts.& So. Pacif. at Colgate-Palmolive Company sold 797 shares at $58.38 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the COO Emerging Mkts.& So. Pacif. owned 160,173 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.5% with the 797 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.65, up $0.27, or 0.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Colgate-Palmolive Company go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,801
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,751

The average volume for Colgate-Palmolive Company has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Colgate-Palmolive Company has a market cap of $54.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Colgate-Palmolive Company manufactures and markets a wide variety of products in the United States and around the world in two business segments: Oral, Personal, and Household Care; and Pet Nutrition. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Colgate-Palmolive Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Colgate-Palmolive Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations 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 Colgate-Palmolive Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Viasat (VSAT) - FREE Research Report

Dirks Bruce Leroy who is Chief Financial Officer at Viasat bought 500 shares at $63.92 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 4,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.5% with the 500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.00, up $1.08, or 1.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Viasat go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,047

The average volume for Viasat has been 177,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Viasat has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 67.76% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ViaSat, Inc. provides fixed and mobile broadband services, and satellite and wireless networks, as well as secure networking systems, products, and services for government and commercial customers worldwide. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Viasat a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Viasat as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Viasat Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CME Group (CME) - FREE Research Report

Pankau Ronald A. who is Director at CME Group sold 136 shares at $73.25 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,220 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.05% with the 136 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.59, up $0.34, or 0.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CME Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 350
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,201
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 350
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,201
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 350
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,273

The average volume for CME Group has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CME Group has a market cap of $24.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 44.52% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

CME Group Inc. operates the CME, CBOT, NYMEX COMEX, and KCBT futures exchanges worldwide. It operates CBOT exchange, a marketplace for trading agricultural and the U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate CME Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CME Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full CME Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Six Flags Entertainment (SIX) - FREE Research Report

Russ Leonard A who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Six Flags Entertainment sold 6,429 shares at $33.56 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 90,326 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.64% with the 6,429 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.37, down $0.19, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Six Flags Entertainment go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 940
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 200,940

The average volume for Six Flags Entertainment has been 872,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Six Flags Entertainment has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 8.76% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Six Flags Entertainment Corporation owns and operates regional theme, water, and zoological parks. The company's parks offer various state-of-the-art and traditional thrill rides, water attractions, themed areas, concerts and shows, restaurants, game venues, and retail outlets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.9. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Six Flags Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Six Flags Entertainment as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Six Flags Entertainment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Diebold Incorporated (DBD) - FREE Research Report

Kristoff John D who is VP, Chief Communications Ofcr. at Diebold Incorporated bought 200 shares at $29.16 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Communications Ofcr. owned 16,795 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.21% with the 200 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.45, up $0.29, or 0.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diebold Incorporated go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Diebold Incorporated has been 765,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Diebold Incorporated has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 3.85% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Diebold Security is headed by Bradley Stephenson VP Security Division 818 Mulberry Rd. SE Canton, OH 44707-3201 Felix Gonzales has been named vice president, strategic initiatives and business development, electronic security. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.94%. Currently there are no analysts that rate Diebold Incorporated a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diebold Incorporated as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Diebold Incorporated Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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