Insider Trading Alert - GE, GPK, MO, CSCO And IT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 21, 2013, 155 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.02 to $153,391,332.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

General Electric (GE) - FREE Research Report

Cash James I Jr who is Director at General Electric sold 7,000 shares at $27.00 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,301 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.25% with the 7,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.95, down $0.05, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for General Electric go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,000

The average volume for General Electric has been 38.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. General Electric has a market cap of $272.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 28.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate General Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates General Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, 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 General Electric Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Coors Jeffrey H who is Director at Graphic Packaging sold 34,400 shares at $8.79 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.4% with the 34,400 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.72, down $0.07, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 130,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 218,045

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 34.06% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Altria Group (MO) - FREE Research Report

Keane Denise F. who is EVP & General Counsel at Altria Group sold 40,729 shares at $37.57 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & General Counsel owned 330,533 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.97% with the 40,729 share transaction.

Johnson Craig A. who is Pres&CEO, Altria Grp Dist. Co. at Altria Group sold 17,000 shares at $37.79 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres&CEO, Altria Grp Dist. Co. owned 144,951 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.5% with the 17,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.09, down $0.70, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Altria Group go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 26,700

The average volume for Altria Group has been 8.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Altria Group has a market cap of $75.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 18.13% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Altria Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Altria Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 Altria Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cisco Systems (CSCO) - FREE Research Report

Chandler Mark D who is SVP, LglSrvs, GenCnsl & Secty at Cisco Systems sold 33,212 shares at $21.40 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, LglSrvs, GenCnsl & Secty owned 381,828 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8% with the 33,212 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.46, up $0.06, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cisco Systems go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 209,824
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 306,854

The average volume for Cisco Systems has been 41.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cisco Systems has a market cap of $114.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 8.04% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet protocol (IP) and other products related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5. Currently there are 19 analysts that rate Cisco Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cisco Systems 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, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cisco Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report

Hall Eugene A who is Ceo at Gartner sold 111,143 shares at $64.23 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.87% with the 111,143 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.23, down $0.00, or 0% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 67,113
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 70,113
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 115,658

The average volume for Gartner has been 483,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 40.05% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gartner 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, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Gartner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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