Insider Trading Alert - WSM, WST, PDCO, ACT And CTL 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:

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) - FREE Research Report

Connolly Pat who is Evp Cmo at Williams-Sonoma sold 40,000 shares at $58.82 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Evp Cmo owned 519,859 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.14% with the 40,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.28, up $0.46, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Williams-Sonoma go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,445
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,804

The average volume for Williams-Sonoma has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Williams-Sonoma has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 35.66% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. operates as a multi-channel specialty retailer of home products. It operates in two segments, Direct-to-Customer and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.6. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Williams-Sonoma a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Williams-Sonoma 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, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Williams-Sonoma Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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