Insider Trading Alert - PLCE, HTWR, MMM, P And IBKR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 7, 2014, 69 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $528.66 to $7,300,552.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Children's Place Retail Stores (PLCE) - FREE Research Report

Cost Bradley P who is Senior VP and General Counsel at Children's Place Retail Stores sold 700 shares at $56.75 on Jan. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP and General Counsel owned 30,214 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.26% with the 700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.91, down $0.84, or 1.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Children's Place Retail Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,303
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,977
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,877

The average volume for Children's Place Retail Stores has been 416,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Children's Place Retail Stores has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 0.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Children's Place Retail Stores, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. The company provides apparel, accessories, and shoes for children from newborn to 10 years of age. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Children's Place Retail Stores a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Children's Place Retail Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins 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 Children's Place Retail Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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