Insider Trading Alert - FLT, LKQ, GGP, MHR And DLTR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 11, 2013, 145 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $117.00 to $353,142,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Fleetcor Technologies (FLT) - FREE Research Report

Schmit William who is Pres, Major Oil Card Programs at Fleetcor Technologies sold 30,000 shares at $118.42 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres, Major Oil Card Programs owned 8,274 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 78.38% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $117.39, down $1.03, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fleetcor Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.8 million

The average volume for Fleetcor Technologies has been 817,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fleetcor Technologies has a market cap of $9.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 120.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards and workforce payment products and services to businesses, commercial fleets, oil companies, petroleum marketers, and government entities in North America, Latin America, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.3. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Fleetcor Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fleetcor Technologies 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Fleetcor Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LKQ Corporation (LKQ) - FREE Research Report

Wagman Robert L who is President and CEO at LKQ Corporation sold 25,000 shares at $33.71 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 339,528 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.86% with the 25,000-share transaction.

Quinn John S who is Executive VP and CFO at LKQ Corporation sold 20,000 shares at $33.79 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP and CFO owned 248,495 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.45% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.22, down $0.57, or 1.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LKQ Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,798
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,362

The average volume for LKQ Corporation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LKQ Corporation has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 57.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

LKQ Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides replacement parts, components, and systems needed to repair vehicles, primarily cars and trucks in the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico, and Central America. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate LKQ Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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General Growth Properties (GGP) - FREE Research Report

Abu Dhabi Investment Authority who is 10% Owner at General Growth Properties bought 2.6 million shares at $21.17 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 38.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.1% with the 2.6 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.52, down $0.65, or 3.17% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for General Growth Properties has been 6.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. General Growth Properties has a market cap of $19.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 6.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

General Growth Properties, Inc is an equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It engages in owning, managing, leasing, and redeveloping high-quality regional malls. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 141.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate General Growth Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates General Growth Properties as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full General Growth Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion (MHR) - FREE Research Report

McClaugherty Joe L who is Director at Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion bought 20,000 shares at $6.07 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 915,093 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.23% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.37, up $0.30, or 4.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 55,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 37,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,000

The average volume for Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 52.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation, an independent oil and gas company, engages in the exploration, exploitation, acquisition, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquid resources in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.25%. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Magnum Hunter Resources Corportion Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dollar Tree Stores (DLTR) - FREE Research Report

Hall Conrad M. who is Director at Dollar Tree Stores bought 2,000 shares at $55.45 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.06% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.16, up $0.71, or 1.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dollar Tree Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 262
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,185
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,281

The average volume for Dollar Tree Stores has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dollar Tree Stores has a market cap of $11.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 37.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Dollar Tree, Inc. operates discount variety stores in the United States and Canada. Its stores offer merchandise at the fixed price of $1.00. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Dollar Tree Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dollar Tree Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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 Dollar Tree Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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