Insider Trading Alert - BID, HII, AYR, BWLD And LNC 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:

Sothebys (BID) - FREE Research Report

McClymont Patrick who is Chief Financial Officer at Sothebys bought 2,000 shares at $50.92 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 2,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.95, up $2.03, or 3.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sothebys go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 257,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 280,927

The average volume for Sothebys has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sothebys has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 54.49% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Sotheby's operates as an auctioneer of authenticated fine art, decorative art, and jewelry. The company operates in three segments: Auction, Finance, and Dealer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Sothebys a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sothebys as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Sothebys Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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