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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Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) - FREE Research Report

Dickseski Jerri F who is Corp. VP, Communications at Huntington Ingalls Industries sold 2,000 shares at $78.92 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Corp. VP, Communications owned 39,300 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.84% with the 2,000 share transaction.

Edenzon Irwin F who is Corp. VP & President - Ingalls at Huntington Ingalls Industries sold 25,000 shares at $78.91 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Corp. VP & President - Ingalls owned 54,610 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.4% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.07, up $1.16, or 1.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Huntington Ingalls Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,694
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,694
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,694

The average volume for Huntington Ingalls Industries has been 300,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Huntington Ingalls Industries has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 83.11% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. designs, builds, overhauls, and repairs ships primarily for the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Huntington Ingalls Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Huntington Ingalls Industries 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, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. 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 Huntington Ingalls Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aircastle (AYR) - FREE Research Report

Marubeni Corp /Fi who is Director at Aircastle bought 25,600 shares at $18.96 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.17% with the 25,600 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.14, up $0.18, or 0.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aircastle go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,600

The average volume for Aircastle has been 563,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aircastle has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 51.36% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Aircastle Limited engages in the acquisition, lease, and sale of commercial jet aircraft to passenger and cargo airlines worldwide. The company also makes investments in various aviation assets, including debt investments secured by commercial jet aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 118.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Aircastle a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aircastle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 Aircastle Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) - FREE Research Report

Schmidt James M who is Chief Operating Officer at Buffalo Wild Wings sold 1,000 shares at $145.96 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 34,169 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.84% with the 1,000 share transaction.

Mack Warren E who is Director at Buffalo Wild Wings sold 1,000 shares at $150.00 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,823 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.04% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $148.99, down $1.01, or 0.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Buffalo Wild Wings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,300

The average volume for Buffalo Wild Wings has been 338,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Buffalo Wild Wings has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 99.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. engages in the ownership, operation, and franchise of restaurants primarily in the United States. It offers chicken and various food and beverage items, as well as serves bottled beers, wines, and liquor. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.6. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Buffalo Wild Wings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Buffalo Wild Wings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Buffalo Wild Wings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lincoln National Corp (Radnor (LNC) - FREE Research Report

Konen Mark E who is President - Ins. Sol. and Ann. at Lincoln National Corp (Radnor sold 8,000 shares at $49.94 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the President - Ins. Sol. and Ann. owned 60,457 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.69% with the 8,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.59, up $0.65, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lincoln National Corp (Radnor go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,087
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,337

The average volume for Lincoln National Corp (Radnor has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lincoln National Corp (Radnor has a market cap of $13.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 93.01% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company operates in Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Lincoln National Corp (Radnor a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lincoln National Corp (Radnor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, 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 Lincoln National Corp (Radnor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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