Insider Trading Alert - CR, TRS, NOW, CW And PNC 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:

Crane Company (CR) - FREE Research Report

Dupont Augustus I who is V.P., Gen. Couns. & Sec. at Crane Company sold 17,268 shares at $63.63 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the V.P., Gen. Couns. & Sec. owned 89,395 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.19% with the 17,268 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.20, down $0.43, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Crane Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,000

The average volume for Crane Company has been 289,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Crane Company has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 37.53% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Crane Co. manufactures and sells engineered industrial products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Aerospace & Electronics, Engineered Materials, Merchandising Systems, Fluid Handling, and Controls. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Crane Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Crane Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. 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 Crane Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TriMas Corporation (TRS) - FREE Research Report

Brooks Lynn A who is President - Packaging Systems at TriMas Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $37.64 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the President - Packaging Systems owned 33,839 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.87% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.29, up $0.65, or 1.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TriMas Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 56,500

The average volume for TriMas Corporation has been 283,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. TriMas Corporation has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 36.18% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TriMas Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes various products for commercial, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.1. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate TriMas Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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ServiceNow (NOW) - FREE Research Report

Luddy Frederic B who is Chief Product Officer at ServiceNow sold 100,000 shares at $54.30 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Product Officer owned 8.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.13% with the 100,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.48, down $1.82, or 3.47% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for ServiceNow has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 78.92% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

ServiceNow, Inc. engages in the provision of cloud-based services to automate enterprise IT operations primarily in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate ServiceNow a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ServiceNow as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been generally deteriorating net income. Get the full ServiceNow Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Curtiss-Wright Corporation (CW) - FREE Research Report

Coleman Glenn who is VP & Corporate Controller at Curtiss-Wright Corporation sold 950 shares at $50.55 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Corporate Controller owned 2,729 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.83% with the 950 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.83, up $1.28, or 2.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Curtiss-Wright Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 347

The average volume for Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been 224,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Curtiss-Wright Corporation has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 55.22% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Curtiss-Wright Corporation provides engineered products and services to the defense, power generation, oil and gas, commercial aerospace, and general industrial markets worldwide. It operates through three segments: Flow Control, Controls, and Surface Technologies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Curtiss-Wright Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Curtiss-Wright 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, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Curtiss-Wright Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PNC Financial Services Group (PNC) - FREE Research Report

Gulley Joan L who is EVP & Chief HR Officer at PNC Financial Services Group sold 2,000 shares at $74.00 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief HR Officer owned 16,696 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.7% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.02, up $1.02, or 1.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PNC Financial Services Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,000

The average volume for PNC Financial Services Group has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PNC Financial Services Group has a market cap of $39.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 26.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. operates as a diversified financial services company in the United States and internationally. The company's Retail Banking segment provides deposit, lending, brokerage, investment management, and cash management services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.8. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate PNC Financial Services Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PNC Financial Services Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. 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 PNC Financial Services Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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