Insider Trading Alert - Skechers USA And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 30, 2013, 48 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $115.00 to $51,212,452.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Skechers USA (SKX) - FREE Research Report

Rappaport Richard who is Director at Skechers USA sold 1,000 shares at $31.00 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.16, up $0.16, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skechers USA go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,650
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,650
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,650

The average volume for Skechers USA has been 611,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Skechers USA has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 57.19% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Skechers U.S.A., Inc. engages in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of footwear for men, women, and children. It operates through four segments: Domestic Wholesale Sales, International Wholesale Sales, Retail Sales, and E-commerce Sales. The company has a P/E ratio of 51.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Skechers USA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skechers USA as a hold. 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 and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Skechers USA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Realty Income Corporation (O) - FREE Research Report

Israel Robert who is Senior VP, Research at Realty Income Corporation sold 7,366 shares at $41.22 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Research owned 16,244 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.2% with the 7,366 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.04, down $1.18, or 2.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Realty Income Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,844
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,844
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 150,004

The average volume for Realty Income Corporation has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Realty Income Corporation has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 0.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Realty Income Corporation is a publicly traded real estate investment trust. It invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The firm makes investments in commercial real estate. Realty Income Corporation was founded in 1969 and is based in Escondido, California. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Realty Income Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Realty Income Corporation 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, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Realty Income Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) - FREE Research Report

Greene Edward A who is Sr. VP, Strategic Initiatives at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store sold 12,366 shares at $103.04 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Strategic Initiatives owned 7,961 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 60.84% with the 12,366 share transaction.

Barber Doug who is Executive VP & CPO at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store sold 20,961 shares at $103.03 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP & CPO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 20,961 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $103.07, up $0.04, or 0.04% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has been 156,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 58.85% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. develops and operates the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store restaurant and retail concept in the United States. Its restaurants provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Cracker Barrel Old Country Store a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cracker Barrel Old Country Store as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - FREE Research Report

Kodosky Jeffrey L who is Director at National Instruments Corporation sold 12,000 shares at $30.99 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.14% with the 12,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.34, up $0.35, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 104,063

The average volume for National Instruments Corporation has been 387,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments Corporation has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 19.29% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

National Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells tools to engineers and scientists worldwide. It offers LabVIEW, a system design software product for measurement and control; and LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA that are strategic modular software add-ons. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate National Instruments Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates National Instruments 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full National Instruments Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MarkWest Energy Partners (MWE) - FREE Research Report

Buese Nancy who is EVP, Chief Financial Officer at MarkWest Energy Partners sold 5,000 shares at $72.00 on Sept. 30, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Financial Officer owned 97,065 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.9% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.53, up $0.53, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MarkWest Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,800

The average volume for MarkWest Energy Partners has been 779,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. MarkWest Energy Partners has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 38.44% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Markwest Energy Partners, L.P., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the gathering, processing, and transportation of natural gas the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 147.1. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate MarkWest Energy Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MarkWest Energy Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, 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 has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full MarkWest Energy Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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