Insider Trading Alert - VPRT, GS, GPI, GPK And IP 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:

VistaPrint (VPRT) - FREE Research Report

Smith Thomas W who is 10% Owner at VistaPrint sold 171,600 shares at $57.39 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 138,566 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 55.33% with the 171,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.64, down $0.75, or 1.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VistaPrint go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,029
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,066
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 58,749

The average volume for VistaPrint has been 194,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. VistaPrint has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 72.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Vistaprint N.V. operates as an online provider of coordinated portfolios of marketing products and services to micro businesses worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.4. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates VistaPrint a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VistaPrint as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full VistaPrint Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Goldman Sachs Group (GS) - FREE Research Report

Evans J. Michael who is Vice Chairman at Goldman Sachs Group sold 67,546 shares at $168.07 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 581,907 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.4% with the 67,546-share transaction.

Cooper Edith W who is EVP, Global Head of HCM at Goldman Sachs Group sold 11,587 shares at $169.74 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Global Head of HCM owned 45,662 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.24% with the 11,587-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $169.02, down $0.72, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Goldman Sachs Group go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 200

The average volume for Goldman Sachs Group has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Goldman Sachs Group has a market cap of $76.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 33.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. provides investment banking, securities, and investment management services, as well as financial services to corporations, financial institutions, governments, and high-net-worth individuals worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Goldman Sachs Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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

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Group 1 Automotive (GPI) - FREE Research Report

Burman Darryl M who is VP & General Counsel at Group 1 Automotive sold 2,500 shares at $67.89 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & General Counsel owned 63,152 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.81% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.76, down $0.13, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Group 1 Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,999
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,999
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,539

The average volume for Group 1 Automotive has been 373,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Group 1 Automotive has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 10.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Group 1 Automotive, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the automotive retail industry. It sells new and used cars, light trucks, and vehicle parts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Group 1 Automotive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Group 1 Automotive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, 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 generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Group 1 Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Botta G Andrea who is Director at Graphic Packaging sold 43,900 shares at $9.00 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 44,261 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.8% with the 43,900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.04, up $0.04, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 115,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 252,445

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 39.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging 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 generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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International Paper (IP) - FREE Research Report

Faraci John V who is Chairman and CEO at International Paper sold 10,000 shares at $46.63 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 1.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.63% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.98, down $0.65, or 1.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Paper go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,000

The average volume for International Paper has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Paper has a market cap of $20.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 17.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and North Africa. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Paper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, increase in stock price during the past year, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 International Paper Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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