Insider Trading Alert - PETM, SEE, POL, TAL And PVH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 13, 2013, 134 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $14.34 to $156,760,095.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

PetSmart (PETM) - FREE Research Report

Foley Rita V who is Director at PetSmart sold 3,500 shares at $72.45 on Dec. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,568 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.96% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.61, up $0.16, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PetSmart go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,359
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,369

The average volume for PetSmart has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PetSmart has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 6.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PetSmart, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of products, services, and solutions for pets in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate PetSmart a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PetSmart as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full PetSmart Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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