Insider Trading Alert - RGR, FOSL, ENV, WFM And ATO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2013, 237 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $356,344,136.36.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sturm Ruger & Company (RGR) - FREE Research Report

Gasper Leslie Martin who is Corporate Secretary at Sturm Ruger & Company sold 2,455 shares at $73.46 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Corporate Secretary owned 822 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 74.92% with the 2,455 share transaction.

Maynard Steven M who is VP of Lean Business Dev. at Sturm Ruger & Company sold 4,129 shares at $72.31 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP of Lean Business Dev. owned 4,088 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.25% with the 4,129 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.52, up $1.21, or 1.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sturm Ruger & Company go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,532
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 79,532

The average volume for Sturm Ruger & Company has been 385,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 62.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms in the United States. The company offers single-shot, auto loading, bolt-action, and sporting rifles; single-action and double-action revolvers; and rim fire auto loading and center fire auto loading pistols. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently there are no analysts that rate Sturm Ruger & Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sturm Ruger & Company 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Sturm Ruger & Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fossil Group (FOSL) - FREE Research Report

Shroff Jal S who is Director at Fossil Group sold 5,000 shares at $126.94 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 510,442 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.97% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $127.85, up $0.91, or 0.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fossil Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,496

The average volume for Fossil Group has been 685,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fossil Group has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry.

Fossil Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of consumer fashion accessories worldwide. It operates in four segments: North America Wholesale, Europe Wholesale, Asia Pacific Wholesale, and Direct to Consumer. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Fossil Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fossil Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity 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 Fossil Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Envestnet (ENV) - FREE Research Report

Roame Charles who is Director at Envestnet bought 886 shares at $35.46 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,961 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 42.7% with the 886 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.52, up $1.06, or 2.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Envestnet go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 61,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 66,000

The average volume for Envestnet has been 275,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Envestnet has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 153.12% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Envestnet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides wealth management software and services to financial advisors and institutions in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 504.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Envestnet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Envestnet 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, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Envestnet Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Whole Foods Market (WFM) - FREE Research Report

Mackey John P who is Co-Chief Executive Officer at Whole Foods Market sold 100,000 shares at $58.53 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Co-Chief Executive Officer owned 828,516 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.77% with the 100,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.91, up $0.38, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Whole Foods Market go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 243,000

The average volume for Whole Foods Market has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Whole Foods Market has a market cap of $21.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 26.81% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. owns and operates a chain of natural and organic foods supermarkets. The company offers produce, grocery, meat and poultry, seafood, bakery, prepared foods and catering, coffee and tea, nutritional supplements, and vitamins. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.3. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Whole Foods Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Whole Foods Market 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. 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 Whole Foods Market Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Atmos Energy (ATO) - FREE Research Report

Gregory Louis P who is Sr VP, GC & Corp. Secretary at Atmos Energy sold 2,000 shares at $45.73 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, GC & Corp. Secretary owned 57,397 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.37% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.10, up $0.37, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atmos Energy go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,900

The average volume for Atmos Energy has been 410,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atmos Energy has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 30.64% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Atmos Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution, transmission, and storage of natural gas in the United States. It operates in three segments: Natural Gas Distribution, Regulated Transmission and Storage, and Non Regulated. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Atmos Energy a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Atmos Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Atmos Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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