Insider Trading Alert - SBH, SPG, OPK, POOL And GMCR 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:

Sally Beauty Holdings (SBH) - FREE Research Report

Miller John A who is Director at Sally Beauty Holdings sold 20,000 shares at $28.19 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 214,318 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.54% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.06, down $0.13, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sally Beauty Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,214
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,214
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,535

The average volume for Sally Beauty Holdings has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sally Beauty Holdings has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 20.28% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies primarily in North America, South America, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Sally Beauty Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sally Beauty Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Sally Beauty Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Simon Property Group (SPG) - FREE Research Report

Glasscock Larry C who is Director at Simon Property Group bought 148 shares at $150.52 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,283 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.41% with the 148 share transaction.

Hubbard Allan B who is Director at Simon Property Group bought 129 shares at $150.50 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,317 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.58% with the 129 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $150.22, down $0.28, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Simon Property Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 277
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 277
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 607

The average volume for Simon Property Group has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Simon Property Group has a market cap of $47.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 4.02% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Simon Property Group, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. It engages in investment, ownership, and management of properties. The firm invests in the real estate markets across the globe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.7. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate Simon Property Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Simon Property Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Simon Property Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Opko Health (OPK) - FREE Research Report

Frost Phillip Md Et Al who is CEO & Chairman at Opko Health bought 6,500 shares at $10.45 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 137.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0% with the 6,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.60, up $0.15, or 1.45% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Opko Health has been 5.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Opko Health has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 115.38% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Opko Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies. It operates in two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Opko Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Opko Health as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Opko Health Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pool (POOL) - FREE Research Report

Sexton Wilson B who is Chairman at Pool sold 40,000 shares at $56.12 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 457,993 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.03% with the 40,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.28, up $0.16, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pool go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48,265

The average volume for Pool has been 196,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pool has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 33.41% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Pool Corporation engages in the distribution of swimming pool and related backyard products primarily in North America and Europe. The company offers approximately 160,000 national brand and its own-branded products to wholesale customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.35%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Pool a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pool 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, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Pool Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters (GMCR) - FREE Research Report

Steele Robert Allan who is Director at Green Mountain Coffee Roasters bought 2,000 shares at $64.58 on Nov. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,431 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 464.04% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.50, up $2.92, or 4.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 23,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has been 4.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Mountain Coffee Roasters has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 63.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Green Mountain Coffee Roasters, Inc. is engaged in the specialty coffee and coffeemaker businesses in the United States and Canada. The company operates through two segments, Domestic and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Green Mountain Coffee Roasters a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Green Mountain Coffee Roasters 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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