Insider Trading Alert - GBX, NATI, FAST, SEIC And GGG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 6, 2013, 120 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.78 to $11,115,720.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Greenbrier Companies (GBX) - FREE Research Report

Sharp James T who is Pres Greenbrier Leasing Co at Greenbrier Companies sold 2,500 shares at $31.00 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres Greenbrier Leasing Co owned 25,674 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.87% with the 2,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.50, down $0.50, or 1.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Greenbrier Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,932
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,367
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,443

The average volume for Greenbrier Companies has been 256,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Greenbrier Companies has a market cap of $882.1 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 94.31% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and marketing of railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.44%. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Greenbrier Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Greenbrier Companies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Greenbrier Companies 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 $32.13 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.18% with the 12,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.37, down $0.76, or 2.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 44,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 101,063

The average volume for National Instruments Corporation has been 420,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments Corporation has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 24.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 1.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate National Instruments Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, 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 somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full National Instruments Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fastenal Company (FAST) - FREE Research Report

Kierlin Robert A who is Director at Fastenal Company sold 200,000 shares at $49.16 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.62% with the 200,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.59, down $1.57, or 3.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fastenal Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 435
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,435
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,835
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,000

The average volume for Fastenal Company has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fastenal Company has a market cap of $14.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 5.36% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fastenal Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fastenal Company 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Fastenal Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SEI Investments Company (SEIC) - FREE Research Report

West Alfred P Jr who is 10% Owner at SEI Investments Company sold 225,000 shares at $33.18 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 12.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.71% with the 225,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.77, down $0.41, or 1.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SEI Investments Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 396,500

The average volume for SEI Investments Company has been 679,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. SEI Investments Company has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 41.99% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SEI Investments Co. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides wealth management and investment advisory services to its clients through its subsidiaries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate SEI Investments Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SEI Investments Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full SEI Investments Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Graco Incorporated (GGG) - FREE Research Report

Graner James A who is Cfo at Graco Incorporated sold 941 shares at $78.39 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 57,757 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.6% with the 941 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $76.67, down $1.72, or 2.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graco Incorporated go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,059

The average volume for Graco Incorporated has been 192,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 52.65% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Graco Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets systems and equipment to pump, meter, mix, and dispense various fluids and coatings worldwide. It operates in three segments: Industrial, Contractor, and Lubrication. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Graco Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graco Incorporated 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth 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 Graco Incorporated Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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