Insider Trading Alert - HK, CCK, GWR, EEFT And TRV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 20, 2013, 164 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $442.90 to $580,709,873.28.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Halcon Resources (HK) - FREE Research Report

Cusack Charles E III who is EVP, Chief Operating Officer at Halcon Resources bought 20,000 shares at $4.23 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Operating Officer owned 472,240 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.42% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.12, down $0.11, or 2.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Halcon Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 45,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 45,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5.9 million

The average volume for Halcon Resources has been 5.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Halcon Resources has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 39.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Halcon Resources Corporation, an independent energy company, engages in the acquisition, production, exploration, and development of onshore oil and natural gas properties in the United States. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Halcon Resources a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Halcon Resources as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Halcon Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Crown Holdings (CCK) - FREE Research Report

Donald Arnold W who is Director at Crown Holdings sold 27,000 shares at $43.62 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,970 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.39% with the 27,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.68, up $0.06, or 0.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Crown Holdings go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for Crown Holdings has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Crown Holdings has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 18.61% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Crown Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of packaging products for consumer goods worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Crown Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Crown Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, poor profit margins and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Crown Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) - FREE Research Report

TC Group V, L.P. who is 10% Owner at Genesee & Wyoming sold 6.0 million shares at $97.04 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 6.0 million share transaction.

TC Group V, L.L.C. who is 10% Owner at Genesee & Wyoming sold 6.0 million shares at $97.04 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 6.0 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.36, down $0.68, or 0.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genesee & Wyoming go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Genesee & Wyoming has been 490,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genesee & Wyoming has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 25.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Genesee & Wyoming Inc. owns and operates short line and regional freight railroads, and provides railcar switching and other rail-related services in the United States, Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, and Belgium. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Genesee & Wyoming a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Genesee & Wyoming as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. 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 Genesee & Wyoming Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Euronet Worldwide (EEFT) - FREE Research Report

Brown Michael J who is Chief Executive Officer at Euronet Worldwide sold 40,000 shares at $46.77 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.1% with the 40,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.92, up $0.15, or 0.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Euronet Worldwide go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 101,415
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 101,415
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 229,783

The average volume for Euronet Worldwide has been 229,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Euronet Worldwide has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 98.47% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. provides payment and transaction processing and distribution solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers, and individual consumers. The company operates in three segments: EFT Processing, epay, and Money Transfer. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Euronet Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Euronet Worldwide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, 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 Euronet Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Travelers Companies (TRV) - FREE Research Report

Clifford John P Jr who is EVP, Human Resources at Travelers Companies sold 3,500 shares at $88.13 on Nov. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Human Resources owned 11,061 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.04% with the 3,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.86, up $0.73, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Travelers Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,278

The average volume for Travelers Companies has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Travelers Companies has a market cap of $32.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 22.65% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various commercial and personal property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Travelers Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Travelers Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share 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 Travelers Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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