Insider Trading Alert - ALSN, FNGN, ARRS, AJG And PM Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, 134 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.28 to $13,815,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Allison Transmission Holdings (ALSN) - FREE Research Report

Headly Michael G. who is VP, Outside North America at Allison Transmission Holdings sold 9,505 shares at $27.11 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Outside North America owned 41,400 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.67% with the 9,505-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.94, up $0.83, or 2.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allison Transmission Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,342
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,342
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,368

The average volume for Allison Transmission Holdings has been 471,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Allison Transmission Holdings has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 36.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. designs and manufactures automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and medium- and heavy-tactical U.S. military vehicles. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Allison Transmission Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Allison Transmission Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Allison Transmission Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Financial Engines (FNGN) - FREE Research Report

Maggioncalda Jeffrey Nacey who is Ceo at Financial Engines sold 15,000 shares at $68.32 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 220,677 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.36% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Raffone Lawrence M. who is President at Financial Engines sold 3,788 shares at $68.32 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 3,788-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.90, down $1.42, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Financial Engines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,420
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,874
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 89,874

The average volume for Financial Engines has been 348,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Financial Engines has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 145.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Financial Engines, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides independent, technology-enabled portfolio management services, investment advice, and retirement income services to participants in employer-sponsored defined contribution plans. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 128.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Financial Engines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Financial Engines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Financial Engines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ARRIS Group (ARRS) - FREE Research Report

Coppock Ronald who is President-Worldwide Sales at ARRIS Group sold 20,000 shares at $20.91 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the President-Worldwide Sales owned 56,975 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.98% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.16, up $0.25, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ARRIS Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 61,655
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 102,855
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 109,963

The average volume for ARRIS Group has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ARRIS Group has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 42.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Arris Enterprises, Inc. develops, manufactures, and supplies telephony, data, video, construction, rebuild, and maintenance equipment primarily for cable system operators in the broadband communications industry worldwide. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate ARRIS Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ARRIS Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full ARRIS Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) - FREE Research Report

Howell Douglas K who is VP & Chief Financial Officer at Arthur J. Gallagher bought 988 shares at $45.60 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Financial Officer owned 19,713 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.28% with the 988-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.06, up $1.46, or 3.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Arthur J. Gallagher go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,860
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,860
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,145

The average volume for Arthur J. Gallagher has been 639,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Arthur J. Gallagher has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 33.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its subsidiaries provide insurance brokerage and risk management services to various commercial, industrial, institutional, and governmental organizations. It operates in two segments, Brokerage and Risk Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Arthur J. Gallagher a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Arthur J. Gallagher as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Arthur J. Gallagher Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Philip Morris International (PM) - FREE Research Report

Camilleri Louis C who is Chairman at Philip Morris International sold 60,000 shares at $85.52 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.94% with the 60,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.22, up $0.70, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Philip Morris International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,862
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,775
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,052
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,775

The average volume for Philip Morris International has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Philip Morris International has a market cap of $137.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 2.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Philip Morris International Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes and other tobacco products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Philip Morris International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Philip Morris International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Philip Morris International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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