Insider Trading Alert - Copart And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Oct. 2, 2013, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $27.14 to $240,355,139.71.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Copart (CPRT) - FREE Research Report

Johnson Willis J who is Chairman of the Board at Copart bought 405,400 shares at $31.63 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 7.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.8% with the 405,400 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.00, up $1.37, or 4.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Copart go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,750
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 14,350
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for Copart has been 526,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Copart has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 15.56% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Copart, Inc. provides online auctions and vehicle remarketing services in the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. The company offers various services to process and sell vehicles over the Internet through its Virtual Bidding Second Generation Internet auction-style sales technology. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Copart a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Copart 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, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Copart Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) - FREE Research Report

Poteshman Michael S who is Executive Vice President & CFO at Tupperware Brands Corporation sold 2,000 shares at $86.01 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO owned 42,576 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.49% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.19, up $0.18, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tupperware Brands Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,750
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,456

The average volume for Tupperware Brands Corporation has been 456,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 34.46% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct seller of various products across a range of brands and categories through an independent sales force worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Tupperware Brands Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tupperware Brands Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, 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 has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Tupperware Brands Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lexmark International (LXK) - FREE Research Report

Hardis Stephen R who is Director at Lexmark International bought 712 shares at $33.25 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 98,915 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.73% with the 712 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.66, up $0.41, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lexmark International go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 753
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,304
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 753
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,901

The average volume for Lexmark International has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lexmark International has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 43.17% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lexmark International, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies printing and imaging solutions for offices. It offers laser printers, inkjet printers, and multifunction devices, as well as cartridges and other supplies, services, and solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.1. Currently there are no analysts that rate Lexmark International a buy, 6 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lexmark International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Lexmark International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DST Systems (DST) - FREE Research Report

Bryan Lowell L who is Director at DST Systems bought 263 shares at $75.94 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,128 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.67% with the 263 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.94, down $0.00, or 0% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DST Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 279
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 560
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 91,288
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,445
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 112,277

The average volume for DST Systems has been 249,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. DST Systems has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 25.45% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

DST Systems, Inc. provides information processing and software services and products. The company operates in two segments, Financial Services and Customer Communications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate DST Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DST Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, 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 DST Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Synnex Corporation (SNX) - FREE Research Report

Breidenbach Fred A who is Director at Synnex Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $61.34 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,041 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.61% with the 10,000 share transaction.

Silver Star Developments Ltd who is 10% Owner at Synnex Corporation sold 88,544 shares at $61.60 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 5.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.5% with the 88,544 share transaction.

Miau Matthew who is Director at Synnex Corporation sold 38,544 shares at $61.51 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.65% with the 38,544 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.40, down $0.11, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Synnex Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,064

The average volume for Synnex Corporation has been 213,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Synnex Corporation has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 81.88% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SYNNEX Corporation provides distribution and business process outsourcing (BPO) services to resellers, retailers, and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) primarily in North America. The company operates in two segments, Distribution Services and Global Business Services (GBS). The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Synnex Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Synnex 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, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Synnex Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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