Insider Trading Alert - TXRH, VSI, BRE, TDW And HTZ 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:

Texas Roadhouse (TXRH) - FREE Research Report

Ortiz Steven L who is Chief Operating Officer at Texas Roadhouse sold 34,036 shares at $28.01 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 209,397 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.98% with the 34,036 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.38, down $0.63, or 2.3% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Texas Roadhouse has been 627,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Texas Roadhouse has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 62.92% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Texas Roadhouse, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates a full service casual dining restaurant chain. The company operates its restaurants under the Texas Roadhouse and Aspen Creek names. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Texas Roadhouse a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Texas Roadhouse 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, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels 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 Texas Roadhouse Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vitamin Shoppe (VSI) - FREE Research Report

Becker B. Michael who is Director at Vitamin Shoppe sold 1,064 shares at $51.24 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 100 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 91.41% with the 1,064 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.99, up $1.75, or 3.3% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Vitamin Shoppe has been 557,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vitamin Shoppe has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 9.07% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vitamin Shoppe, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and direct marketer of nutritional products in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Direct. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Vitamin Shoppe a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vitamin Shoppe as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Vitamin Shoppe Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BRE Properties (BRE) - FREE Research Report

Dominiak Stephen C who is EVP, Chief Investment Officer at BRE Properties sold 500 shares at $53.79 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Investment Officer owned 85,037 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.58% with the 500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.61, down $0.18, or 0.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BRE Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,000

The average volume for BRE Properties has been 538,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. BRE Properties has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 5.21% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

BRE Properties Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It focuses on the development, acquisition, and management of multifamily apartment communities. BRE Properties Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate BRE Properties a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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

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Tidewater (TDW) - FREE Research Report

Lundstrom Bruce Douglas who is EVP/General Counsel at Tidewater sold 3,000 shares at $60.13 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP/General Counsel owned 69,056 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.16% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.22, up $0.09, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tidewater go as follows:

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

The average volume for Tidewater has been 345,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tidewater has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 35.45% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Tidewater Inc. provides offshore service vessels and marine support services through the operation of a fleet of marine service vessels. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Tidewater a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tidewater 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, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tidewater Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hertz Global Holdings (HTZ) - FREE Research Report

Laffont Philippe who is Director at Hertz Global Holdings bought 25,000 shares at $21.26 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.65, up $2.39, or 10.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hertz Global Holdings go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,509
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,509

The average volume for Hertz Global Holdings has been 10.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hertz Global Holdings has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 40.26% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Hertz Global Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the car and equipment rental businesses worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Car Rental and Equipment Rental. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Hertz Global Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hertz Global Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hertz Global Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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