Insider Trading Alert - ODP, OLN, BMS, ARRS And KBR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 4, 2013, 136 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $597.52 to $378,220,575.33.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Office Depot (ODP) - FREE Research Report

Moehler Kim S who is Sr Vice President & Controller at Office Depot sold 10,906 shares at $5.84 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr Vice President & Controller owned 60,471 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.28% with the 10,906 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.65, down $0.19, or 3.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Office Depot go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 71,315
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71,315
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 16,696
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 96,315

The average volume for Office Depot has been 8.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Office Depot has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 75.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Office Depot a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Office Depot as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Office Depot Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Olin Corporation (OLN) - FREE Research Report

Bunch C Robert who is Director at Olin Corporation bought 12,500 shares at $22.47 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 12,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.93, up $0.46, or 1.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Olin Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,025

The average volume for Olin Corporation has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Olin Corporation has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 4.49% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlor alkali products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments, Chlor Alkali Products, Chemical Distribution, and Winchester. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Olin Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Olin Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Olin Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Bemis (BMS) - FREE Research Report

Bolton William J who is Director at Bemis sold 8,941 shares at $40.01 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.2% with the 8,941 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.26, down $0.75, or 1.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bemis go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Bemis has been 642,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 19.04% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Bemis Company, Inc. manufactures and sells flexible packaging products and pressure sensitive materials in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia Pacific. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Packaging, Global Packaging, and Pressure Sensitive Materials. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently there are no analysts that rate Bemis a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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

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ARRIS Group (ARRS) - FREE Research Report

Coppock Ronald who is President-Worldwide Sales at ARRIS Group sold 17,200 shares at $17.52 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the President-Worldwide Sales owned 76,975 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.26% with the 17,200 share transaction.

Geraci Marc S who is Treasurer at ARRIS Group sold 4,000 shares at $17.50 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Treasurer owned 13,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.53% with the 4,000 share transaction.

McClelland Bruce William who is President, Broadband Comm Grou at ARRIS Group sold 20,000 shares at $17.78 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Broadband Comm Grou owned 85,633 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.93% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.28, down $0.50, or 2.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ARRIS Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,108
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,108

The average volume for ARRIS Group has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ARRIS Group has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 15.96% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Arris Enterprises, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies telephony, data, video, construction, rebuild, and maintenance equipment primarily for cable system operators in the broadband communications industry worldwide. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate ARRIS Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ARRIS Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, 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 ARRIS Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KBR (KBR) - FREE Research Report

Utt William P who is CEO and President at KBR sold 8,703 shares at $34.63 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO and President owned 52,226 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.28% with the 8,703 share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for KBR go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,406
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,515

The average volume for KBR has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KBR has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 16.51% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

KBR, Inc. operates as an engineering, construction, and services company worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate KBR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KBR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full KBR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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