Insider Trading Alert - AGN, FOSL, KMB, LUV And CRS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 2, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $696.00 to $31,440,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Allergan (AGN) - FREE Research Report

Hudson Dawn E who is Director at Allergan sold 3,000 shares at $97.46 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,800 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.96% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.05, down $1.41, or 1.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allergan go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Allergan has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Allergan has a market cap of $28.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 5.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Allergan, Inc. operates as a multi-specialty healthcare company primarily in the United States, Europe, Latin America, and the Asia Pacific. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Allergan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Allergan 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, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Allergan 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 7,238 shares at $126.57 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 498,204 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.43% with the 7,238-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $124.91, down $1.66, or 1.33% 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 682,700 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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Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) - FREE Research Report

Jemison Mae who is Director at Kimberly-Clark Corporation sold 130 shares at $107.97 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 130-share transaction.

Abernathy Robert E who is Executive Vice President at Kimberly-Clark Corporation sold 13,098 shares at $108.00 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 95,188 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.1% with the 13,098-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $106.35, down $1.65, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kimberly-Clark Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Kimberly-Clark Corporation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a market cap of $41.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 29.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and health care products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional, and Health Care. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Kimberly-Clark Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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Southwest Airlines (LUV) - FREE Research Report

Montford John T who is Director at Southwest Airlines sold 2,000 shares at $18.96 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,143 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.37% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.32, down $0.64, or 3.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwest Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 124,551
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 139,163
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 139,163

The average volume for Southwest Airlines has been 6.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $13.0 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 81.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwest Airlines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, 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 shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Southwest Airlines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) - FREE Research Report

Hicks Thomas O who is Director at Carpenter Technology Corporation sold 111,156 shares at $60.54 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 74,598 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 59.84% with the 111,156-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.83, down $0.71, or 1.18% 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 333,000 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 16.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 1.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently there are 5 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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