Insider Trading Alert - SMG, AIG, JBL, CBSH And WNR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 4, 2013, 189 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $160.56 to $35,901,027,172.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Scotts Miracle Gro (SMG) - FREE Research Report

Hagedorn Susan who is 10% Owner at Scotts Miracle Gro sold 36,487 shares at $58.69 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.89% with the 36,487-share transaction.

Hagedorn Partnership, L.P. who is 10% Owner at Scotts Miracle Gro sold 36,487 shares at $58.69 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 16.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.22% with the 36,487-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.89, up $1.20, or 2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scotts Miracle Gro go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 91,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 125,257
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 908,578

The average volume for Scotts Miracle Gro has been 298,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scotts Miracle Gro has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 35.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company is engaged in manufacturing, marketing, and selling consumer lawn and garden care products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Scotts Miracle Gro a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Scotts Miracle Gro 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, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Scotts Miracle Gro Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American International Group (AIG) - FREE Research Report

Wintrob Jay S who is Executive Vice President at American International Group sold 278 shares at $49.88 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 88,501 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.31% with the 278-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.82, down $1.06, or 2.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American International Group go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for American International Group has been 9.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American International Group has a market cap of $71.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 37.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American International Group, Inc. provides insurance products and services for the commercial, institutional, and individual customers in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments: AIG Property Casualty, and AIG Life and Retirement. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.5. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate American International Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American International Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full American International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Jabil Circuit (JBL) - FREE Research Report

Main Timothy L who is Director at Jabil Circuit sold 15,000 shares at $20.32 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.25% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Muir William D Jr who is Chief Operating Officer at Jabil Circuit sold 15,000 shares at $20.32 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 607,461 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.41% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.07, down $0.25, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Jabil Circuit go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 134,493
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 785,849

The average volume for Jabil Circuit has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Jabil Circuit has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 3.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Jabil Circuit, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides electronic manufacturing services and solutions worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Diversified Manufacturing Services, Enterprise & Infrastructure, and High Velocity Systems. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Jabil Circuit a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Jabil Circuit as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. 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 Jabil Circuit Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Commerce (CBSH) - FREE Research Report

Burik Jeffrey M. who is Senior Vice President at Commerce sold 100 shares at $45.09 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 19,191 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.52% with the 100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.23, down $0.86, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Commerce go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,816
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,816

The average volume for Commerce has been 366,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Commerce has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 25.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Commerce Bancshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for Commerce Bank that provides retail, corporate, investment, trust, and asset management products and services to individuals and businesses. The company operates in three segments: Consumer, Commercial, and Wealth. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Commerce a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Commerce as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Commerce Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Western Refining (WNR) - FREE Research Report

Foster Paul L who is Chairman of BOD, Exec. Chair at Western Refining sold 100,000 shares at $39.98 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman of BOD, Exec. Chair owned 20.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.49% with the 100,000-share transaction.

Franklin Mountain Investments Limited Partnership who is 10% Owner at Western Refining sold 50,000 shares at $39.98 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 16.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.31% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.36, down $1.62, or 4.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Refining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 580,351
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 811,617
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.4 million

The average volume for Western Refining has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Refining has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 31.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Western Refining, Inc. operates as an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. It operates in three segments: Refining, Wholesale, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Western Refining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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