Insider Trading Alert - CRS, RGR, FOSL, SKT And MKL Traded By Insiders

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Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, 160 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $788.24 to $484,583,953.98.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) - FREE Research Report

Hicks Thomas O who is Director at Carpenter Technology Corporation sold 105,183 shares at $60.61 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 75,592 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 58.18% with the 105,183 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.52, down $0.09, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carpenter Technology Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 49,299
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 49,299
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,299

The average volume for Carpenter Technology Corporation has been 330,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carpenter Technology Corporation has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 16.56% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Carpenter Technology Corporation manufactures, fabricates, and distributes specialty metals worldwide. It operates in three segments: Specialty Alloys Operations, Latrobe, and Performance Engineered Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Carpenter Technology Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carpenter Technology Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Carpenter Technology Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sturm Ruger & Company (RGR) - FREE Research Report

Killoy Christopher John who is Vice President Sales and Mtg. at Sturm Ruger & Company sold 5,000 shares at $76.73 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President Sales and Mtg. owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.33% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.52, up $0.79, or 1.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sturm Ruger & Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,737
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,737
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 105,269

The average volume for Sturm Ruger & Company has been 366,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sturm Ruger & Company has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 69.74% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms in the United States. The company offers single-shot, auto loading, bolt-action, and sporting rifles; single-action and double-action revolvers; and rim fire auto loading and center fire auto loading pistols. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently there are no analysts that rate Sturm Ruger & Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sturm Ruger & Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, 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 Sturm Ruger & Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fossil Group (FOSL) - FREE Research Report

Shroff Jal S who is Director at Fossil Group sold 5,000 shares at $126.84 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 505,442 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.98% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $126.95, up $0.11, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fossil Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,496

The average volume for Fossil Group has been 689,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fossil Group has a market cap of $7.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry.

Fossil Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of consumer fashion accessories worldwide. It operates in four segments: North America Wholesale, Europe Wholesale, Asia Pacific Wholesale, and Direct to Consumer. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Fossil Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fossil Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Fossil Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (SKT) - FREE Research Report

Geldner Carrie A who is SVP Marketing, CMO at Tanger Factory Outlet Centers sold 2,000 shares at $33.27 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Marketing, CMO owned 25,614 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.24% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.22, down $0.05, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has been 595,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 2.95% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets in United States. It focuses on developing, acquiring, owning, operating, and managing outlet shopping centers. Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Tanger Factory Outlet Centers a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tanger Factory Outlet Centers as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has experienced relatively poor performance when compared with the S&P 500 during the past year. Get the full Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Markel Corporation (MKL) - FREE Research Report

Markel Steven A who is Vice Chairman at Markel Corporation sold 2,000 shares at $555.13 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 123,141 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.6% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $563.10, up $7.97, or 1.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Markel Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,096
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,396

The average volume for Markel Corporation has been 47,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Markel Corporation has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 29.28% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Markel Corporation markets and underwrites specialty insurance products in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: Excess and Surplus Lines, Specialty Admitted, and London Insurance Market. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.0. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Markel Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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