Insider Trading Alert - Stryker Corporation And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $117.60 to $300,598,732.04.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Stryker Corporation (SYK) - FREE Research Report

Stryker Ronda E who is Director at Stryker Corporation sold 14,000 shares at $71.63 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.12% with the 14,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.01, down $0.62, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stryker Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,000

The average volume for Stryker Corporation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $27.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 30.66% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company, provides reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products for doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stryker 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, solid stock price performance 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 Stryker Corporation 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 26,004 shares at $53.69 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Operating Officer owned 73,543 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.12% with the 26,004 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.30, down $1.39, or 2.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rosetta Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 88,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 122,742
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 122,742

The average volume for Rosetta Resources has been 822,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rosetta Resources has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.03% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 15.6. 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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Chicago Bridge & Iron Company (CBI) - FREE Research Report

Stockton Westley S. who is VP, Controller, CAO at Chicago Bridge & Iron Company sold 1,500 shares at $65.00 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller, CAO owned 8,593 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.86% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.12, up $1.12, or 1.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chicago Bridge & Iron Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 119,109
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 137,159
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 356,609

The average volume for Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chicago Bridge & Iron Company has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 43.93% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Chicago Bridge & Iron Company N.V., an energy infrastructure focused company, provides conceptual design, technology, engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, and commissioning services to customers in the energy, petrochemical, and natural resource industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Chicago Bridge & Iron Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chicago Bridge & Iron Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 Chicago Bridge & Iron Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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United Natural Foods (UNFI) - FREE Research Report

Matthews David Allen who is President, UNFI International at United Natural Foods sold 448 shares at $67.11 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, UNFI International owned 1,130 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.39% with the 448 share transaction.

Dorne Eric who is SVP, Chief Information Officer at United Natural Foods sold 508 shares at $67.10 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Information Officer owned 1,281 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.4% with the 508 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.03, down $0.07, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Natural Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,025
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,861
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,440

The average volume for United Natural Foods has been 261,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Natural Foods has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 26.27% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

United Natural Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution and retail of natural, organic, and specialty foods, as well as non-food products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate United Natural Foods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Natural Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full United Natural Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

Tagliaferri Megan Scripps who is 10% Owner at Scripps Networks Interactive sold 56,716 shares at $78.48 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 419,254 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.92% with the 56,716 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.42, down $1.06, or 1.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,303
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 294,889
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 765,852

The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 662,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 34.24% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers entertaining and useful content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive 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, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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