Insider Trading Alert - Home Depot And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 12, 2013, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $1,099,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Home Depot (HD) - FREE Research Report

Roseborough Teresa Wynn who is EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. at Home Depot sold 3,500 shares at $74.46 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. owned 33,739 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.4% with the 3,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.02, up $0.56, or 0.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Home Depot go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Home Depot has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Home Depot has a market cap of $107.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 21.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Home Depot, Inc. operates as a home improvement retailer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Home Depot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Home Depot as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. 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 Home Depot Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Michael Kors Holdings (KORS) - FREE Research Report

Reitman Stephen F who is Director at Michael Kors Holdings sold 4,000 shares at $73.95 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 80% with the 4,000 share transaction.

Gibbons Judy who is Director at Michael Kors Holdings bought 2,125 shares at $74.68 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,125 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,125 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.99, down $0.69, or 0.93% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Michael Kors Holdings has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Michael Kors Holdings has a market cap of $15.1 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 46.15% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Michael Kors Holdings Limited engages in the design, marketing, distribution, and retailing of branded women's apparel and accessories, and men's apparel. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Licensing. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.3. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Michael Kors Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Michael Kors Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, robust revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full Michael Kors Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Health Care REIT (HCN) - FREE Research Report

Herman Charles J Jr who is EVP & Chief Investment Officer at Health Care REIT sold 833 shares at $61.57 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Investment Officer owned 43,072 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.9% with the 833 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.74, up $0.17, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Health Care REIT go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,863
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,577

The average volume for Health Care REIT has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Health Care REIT has a market cap of $17.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 0.78% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Health Care REIT, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm engages in acquiring, planning, developing, managing, repositioning and monetizing of real estate assets. It primarily invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Health Care REIT a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Health Care REIT as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Health Care REIT Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Neustaetter Thomas M who is Director at Splunk sold 1,500 shares at $60.10 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 100,103 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.48% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.28, up $0.18, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 108,440
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 153,911

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 110.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Splunk is the engine for machine data. Splunk can read data from just about any source imaginable, such as networks, web servers, call detail records, service delivery platforms, custom applications, application servers, GPS systems, social media, and structured databases. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Splunk as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Splunk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Range Resources Corporation (RRC) - FREE Research Report

Stephens Chad L who is Sr. Vice President at Range Resources Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $78.57 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President owned 90,612 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.94% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $78.22, down $0.35, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Range Resources Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,306
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,005

The average volume for Range Resources Corporation has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Range Resources Corporation has a market cap of $13.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 26.83% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Range Resources Corporation operates as an independent natural gas, natural gas liquids (NGLs), and oil company in the United States. It engages in the acquisition, exploration, and development of natural gas and oil properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 194.4. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Range Resources Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Range Resources Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Range Resources Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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