Insider Trading Alert - GPK, ED, CLF, WAC And CUZ Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 7, 2013, 132 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $555.62 to $810,125,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Coors Jeffrey H who is Director at Graphic Packaging sold 5,600 shares at $8.56 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.39% with the 5,600 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.19, down $0.37, or 4.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 137,445
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.2 million

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 29.57% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Consolidated Edison (ED) - FREE Research Report

Hoglund Robert N who is Svp & Cfo at Consolidated Edison bought 41 shares at $56.18 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 35,275 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.12% with the 41 share transaction.

Oates Joseph P who is SVP, Business Shared Services at Consolidated Edison bought 10 shares at $56.18 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Business Shared Services owned 20,281 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.05% with the 10 share transaction.

Ivey Craig S who is President (CECONY) at Consolidated Edison bought 40 shares at $56.18 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the President (CECONY) owned 37,563 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.11% with the 40 share transaction.

Nadkarni Gurudatta D who is VP, Strategic Planning at Consolidated Edison bought 37 shares at $56.18 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Strategic Planning owned 3,686 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.01% with the 37 share transaction.

Moore Elizabeth D who is SVP & General Counsel at Consolidated Edison bought 40 shares at $56.18 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & General Counsel owned 16,790 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.24% with the 40 share transaction.

Muccilo Robert who is VP & Chief Accounting Officer at Consolidated Edison bought 36 shares at $56.18 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Accounting Officer owned 3,767 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.95% with the 36 share transaction.

McAvoy John who is President & CEO, O&R at Consolidated Edison bought 79 shares at $56.18 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO, O&R owned 10,728 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.74% with the 79 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.16, up $0.98, or 1.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Consolidated Edison go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 631
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,450
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,435

The average volume for Consolidated Edison has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $17.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 5.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Consolidated Edison a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Consolidated Edison as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Consolidated Edison Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) - FREE Research Report

Gallagher Donald J who is EVP, Pres. Global Commercial at Cliffs Natural Resources sold 15,000 shares at $27.90 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Pres. Global Commercial owned 32,840 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.35% with the 15,000 share transaction.

Gluski Andres who is Director at Cliffs Natural Resources bought 1,040 shares at $28.33 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,049 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.45% with the 1,040 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.79, down $1.54, or 5.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cliffs Natural Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 63,640
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 66,640
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 86,640

The average volume for Cliffs Natural Resources has been 7.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cliffs Natural Resources has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 27.46% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc., a mining and natural resources company, engages in the production of iron ore pellets, fines and lump ore, and metallurgical coal. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Cliffs Natural Resources a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cliffs Natural Resources as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Cliffs Natural Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Walter Investment Management (WAC) - FREE Research Report

Cook Patricia who is President, Ditech Holdings at Walter Investment Management sold 20,000 shares at $36.50 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Ditech Holdings owned 23,300 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 46.19% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.33, down $3.17, or 9.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Walter Investment Management go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000

The average volume for Walter Investment Management has been 503,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Walter Investment Management has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 16.53% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Walter Investment Management Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides business services to the residential mortgage industry in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.9. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Walter Investment Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Walter Investment Management as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Walter Investment Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cousins Properties (CUZ) - FREE Research Report

Charlesworth Tom G who is Director at Cousins Properties sold 24,500 shares at $11.29 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,633 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.96% with the 24,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.57, down $0.72, or 6.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cousins Properties go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 106,636

The average volume for Cousins Properties has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cousins Properties has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 32.46% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cousins Properties Incorporated, a real estate investment trust (REIT), owns, develops, and manages real estate portfolio, as well as performs certain real estate-related services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.8. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Cousins Properties a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cousins Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 Cousins Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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