Insider Trading Alert - Graphic Packaging 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:

Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Botta G Andrea who is Director at Graphic Packaging sold 22,584 shares at $8.50 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 88,161 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.39% with the 22,584 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.64, up $0.14, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 39,861
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 114,861
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9.5 million

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 33.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, 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 Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) - FREE Research Report

Cozadd Bruce C who is Chairman and CEO at Jazz Pharmaceuticals sold 5,000 shares at $87.59 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 629,647 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.79% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.95, down $0.64, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Jazz Pharmaceuticals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,640
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,208
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,208

The average volume for Jazz Pharmaceuticals has been 809,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Jazz Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 64.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Jazz Pharmaceuticals Public Limited Company, a specialty biopharmaceutical company, engages in the identification, development, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products for various medical needs in the United States, Europe, and other countries. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Jazz Pharmaceuticals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Jazz Pharmaceuticals as a buy. 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, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance 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 Jazz Pharmaceuticals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Genesco (GCO) - FREE Research Report

Dennis Robert J who is Chairman, President & CEO at Genesco sold 8,000 shares at $63.49 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President & CEO owned 229,393 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.37% with the 8,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.81, up $0.32, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genesco go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,259

The average volume for Genesco has been 186,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genesco has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 16.36% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Genesco Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates in five segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Lids Sports Group, Johnston & Murphy Group, and Licensed Brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Genesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Genesco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Genesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Intuit (INTU) - FREE Research Report

Maurer Dan who is SVP, Small Bus. Mgmt Solutions at Intuit sold 23,311 shares at $65.44 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Small Bus. Mgmt Solutions owned 17,007 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 57.82% with the 23,311 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.22, up $0.78, or 1.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Intuit go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,122
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,122
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,122

The average volume for Intuit has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Intuit has a market cap of $19.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 10.05% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Intuit Inc. provides business and financial management solutions for small businesses, consumers, accounting professionals, and financial institutions primarily in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, India, and Singapore. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Intuit a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Intuit as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Intuit Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Forum Energy Technologies (FET) - FREE Research Report

Waite Andrew L who is Director at Forum Energy Technologies sold 445,065 shares at $26.74 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 42.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.04% with the 445,065 share transaction.

Simmons L E who is 10% Owner at Forum Energy Technologies sold 445,065 shares at $26.74 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 2.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.27% with the 445,065 share transaction.

Baldwin David C who is Director at Forum Energy Technologies sold 445,065 shares at $26.74 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 42.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.04% with the 445,065 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.85, up $0.11, or 0.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Forum Energy Technologies go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,450
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,450

The average volume for Forum Energy Technologies has been 479,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Forum Energy Technologies has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 8.53% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. provides manufactured technologies and applied products to the energy industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Forum Energy Technologies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Forum Energy Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full Forum Energy Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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