Insider Trading Alert - RRGB, DRH, COST, MAT And KLAC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 18, 2013, 188 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $499.99 to $6,605,383,701.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Red Robin Gourmet Burgers (RRGB) - FREE Research Report

Moore Pattye L who is Director at Red Robin Gourmet Burgers sold 1,500 shares at $81.00 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,938 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.16% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.34, down $0.66, or 0.82% 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 140,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Red Robin Gourmet Burgers has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 126.64% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 36.9. 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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Diamondrock Hospitality Company (DRH) - FREE Research Report

Brugger Mark W who is President and CEO at Diamondrock Hospitality Company sold 60,000 shares at $11.60 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 848,090 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.61% with the 60,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.50, down $0.10, or 0.91% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Diamondrock Hospitality Company has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamondrock Hospitality Company has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 28.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

DiamondRock Hospitality Company, a lodging focused real estate company, owns premium hotels and resorts in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Diamondrock Hospitality Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diamondrock Hospitality Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Diamondrock Hospitality Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Costco Wholesale Corporation (COST) - FREE Research Report

Brotman Jeffrey H who is Chairman of the Board at Costco Wholesale Corporation sold 58,946 shares at $124.33 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 102,156 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.59% with the 58,946 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $124.09, down $0.24, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Costco Wholesale Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 29,856
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,856
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 84,856

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 $54.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 24.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.8. 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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Mattel (MAT) - FREE Research Report

Kilpin Timothy J. who is EVP Global Brands Team - B&G at Mattel sold 5,000 shares at $46.00 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP Global Brands Team - B&G owned 57,366 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.02% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.92, down $0.08, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattel go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,556

The average volume for Mattel has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattel has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 25.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Mattel, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets various toy products. The company operates in three segments: North America, International, and American Girl. Its products comprise fashion dolls and accessories, vehicles and play sets, and games and puzzles. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Mattel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Mattel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) - FREE Research Report

Wallace Richard P who is President and CEO at KLA-Tencor Corporation sold 25,000 shares at $62.45 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 9,027 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 73.47% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.66, up $0.21, or 0.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KLA-Tencor Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,967
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,456
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 74,984

The average volume for KLA-Tencor Corporation has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a market cap of $10.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 33.02% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

KLA-Tencor Corporation engages in design, manufacture, and marketing of process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate KLA-Tencor Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KLA-Tencor Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins 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 KLA-Tencor Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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