Insider Trading Alert - Actuant And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Oct. 15, 2013, 94 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $5.48 to $122,908,412.25.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Actuant (ATU) - FREE Research Report

Lampereur Andrew who is Executive Vice President - CFO at Actuant sold 28,048 shares at $37.51 on Oct. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President - CFO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 28,048 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.73, up $0.22, or 0.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Actuant go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,000

The average volume for Actuant has been 431,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Actuant has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 39.73% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Actuant Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes a range of industrial products and systems worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Actuant a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Actuant 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth 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 Actuant Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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