Insider Trading Alert - RRGB, SRCL, MMP, COST And HTS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, 163 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $60.69 to $52,812,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB) - FREE Research Report

Carley Stephen E. who is Chief Executive Officer at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers sold 4,000 shares at $79.63 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 35,181 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.21% with the 4,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.90, up $2.27, or 2.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,600

The average volume for Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has been 139,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 125.22% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, operates, and franchises casual-dining restaurants in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Red Robin Gourmet Burgers a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Red Robin Gourmet Burgers as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stericycle Incorporated (SRCL) - FREE Research Report

Miller Mark C who is Executive Chairman at Stericycle Incorporated sold 13,000 shares at $117.50 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 231,636 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.31% with the 13,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $118.62, up $1.12, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stericycle Incorporated go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,088
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 90,048

The average volume for Stericycle Incorporated has been 277,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stericycle Incorporated has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 26.36% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Stericycle, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides regulated waste management and related services. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.0. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Stericycle Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stericycle 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Stericycle Incorporated Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Magellan Midstream Partners L.P (MMP) - FREE Research Report

Mears Michael N who is President & CEO at Magellan Midstream Partners L.P sold 20,000 shares at $60.63 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 111,446 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.22% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.83, up $1.20, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Magellan Midstream Partners L.P go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,111
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,111

The average volume for Magellan Midstream Partners L.P has been 482,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Magellan Midstream Partners L.P has a market cap of $13.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 42.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. engages in the transportation, storage, and distribution of petroleum products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Magellan Midstream Partners L.P a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Magellan Midstream Partners L.P as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Magellan Midstream Partners L.P Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) - FREE Research Report

Lazarus Franz E who is Executive VP at Costco Wholesale Corporation sold 600 shares at $123.66 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP owned 29,909 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.97% with the 600 share transaction.

Sinegal James D who is Director at Costco Wholesale Corporation sold 8,000 shares at $123.66 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 923,294 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.86% with the 8,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $123.72, up $0.06, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Costco Wholesale Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,856
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,856
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 76,856

The average volume for Costco Wholesale Corporation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Costco Wholesale Corporation has a market cap of $54.1 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 25.33% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Costco Wholesale Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Costco Wholesale Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Costco Wholesale Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hatteras Financial Corporation (HTS) - FREE Research Report

Kawaller Ira G who is Director at Hatteras Financial Corporation bought 400 shares at $17.14 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,620 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.47% with the 400 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.13, down $0.01, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hatteras Financial Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 37,700

The average volume for Hatteras Financial Corporation has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hatteras Financial Corporation has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 30.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Hatteras Financial Corp. operates as an externally-managed mortgage real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 12.93%. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Hatteras Financial Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hatteras Financial Corporation as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Hatteras Financial Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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