Insider Trading Alert - THS, AL, MTH, TRMB And SLH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 26, 2013, 184 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.71 to $214,535,257.08.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Treehouse Foods (THS) - FREE Research Report

ONeill Thomas Emmet III who is Exec VP, Gen Counsel & CAO at Treehouse Foods sold 3,500 shares at $69.40 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec VP, Gen Counsel & CAO owned 155,009 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.21% with the 3,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.95, up $0.55, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Treehouse Foods go as follows:

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

The average volume for Treehouse Foods has been 189,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Treehouse Foods has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 34.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. operates as a food manufacturer in the United States and Canada. It operates in three segments: North American Retail Grocery, Food Away From Home, and Industrial and Export. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.6. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Treehouse Foods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Treehouse Foods 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 somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Treehouse Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Air Lease (AL) - FREE Research Report

Ross Wilbur L Jr who is Director at Air Lease sold 4.3 million shares at $28.98 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 4.3 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.57, up $2.59, or 8.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Lease go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.1 million

The average volume for Air Lease has been 633,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Lease has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 46.74% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Air Lease Corporation engages in the purchase and leasing of commercial aircraft to airlines worldwide. The company also provides fleet management and remarketing services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Air Lease a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Air Lease as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been very high debt management risk by most measures. Get the full Air Lease Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Meritage Homes Corporation (MTH) - FREE Research Report

Davis Steven M who is Exec VP - COO at Meritage Homes Corporation sold 2,000 shares at $41.38 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec VP - COO owned 27,983 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.67% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.89, up $2.51, or 5.72% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Meritage Homes Corporation has been 583,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Meritage Homes Corporation has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 12.53% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Meritage Homes Corporation engages in designing and building single-family detached homes. It offers a range of homes for various homebuyers, including first-time, move-up, active adult, and luxury. The company provides its homes under the Meritage Homes and Monterey Homes names. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Meritage Homes Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Meritage Homes Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth 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 Meritage Homes Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trimble Navigation (TRMB) - FREE Research Report

Hart William who is Director at Trimble Navigation sold 10,000 shares at $32.19 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 219,404 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.36% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.12, down $0.07, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trimble Navigation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,913
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,913

The average volume for Trimble Navigation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trimble Navigation has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.26% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Trimble Navigation Limited designs and distributes positioning products and applications enabled by global positioning system (GPS), optical, laser, and wireless communications technology. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.5. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Trimble Navigation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trimble Navigation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Trimble Navigation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Solera Holdings (SLH) - FREE Research Report

Wajnert Thomas C who is Director at Solera Holdings sold 3,228 shares at $67.34 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,400 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.07% with the 3,228 share transaction.

Yarbrough Stuart J who is Director at Solera Holdings sold 7,313 shares at $66.60 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,016 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.34% with the 7,313 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.26, down $0.34, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Solera Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,232
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,232
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,232

The average volume for Solera Holdings has been 284,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Solera Holdings has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 25.47% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Solera Holdings, Inc. provides software and services to insurance companies, collision repair facilities, independent assessors, automotive recyclers, automotive dealers, and households in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Solera Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Solera Holdings 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 and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Solera Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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