Insider Trading Alert - CRS, HBI And BAS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 12, 2014, 128 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $79.73 to $121,490,730.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) - FREE Research Report

Karol Steven E who is Director at Carpenter Technology Corporation sold 6,000 shares at $57.50 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 568,817 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.04% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.34, up $0.84, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carpenter Technology Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 49,299
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 49,299
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,299

The average volume for Carpenter Technology Corporation has been 330,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carpenter Technology Corporation has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 5.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Carpenter Technology Corporation manufactures, fabricates, and distributes specialty metals worldwide. It operates in three segments: Specialty Alloys Operations, Latrobe, and Performance Engineered Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Carpenter Technology Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carpenter Technology Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Carpenter Technology Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hanesbrands (HBI) - FREE Research Report

Noll Richard A who is Chairman and CEO at Hanesbrands sold 30,000 shares at $72.15 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 617,484 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.63% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.01, down $0.14, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanesbrands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 163,737

The average volume for Hanesbrands has been 691,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanesbrands has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 2.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, engages in designing, manufacturing, sourcing, and selling a range of basic apparel in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Hanesbrands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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Basic Energy Services (BAS) - FREE Research Report

Tyner James E who is VP - Human Resources at Basic Energy Services sold 11,970 shares at $19.00 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP - Human Resources owned 86,195 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.19% with the 11,970-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.56, down $0.44, or 2.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Basic Energy Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 55,676

The average volume for Basic Energy Services has been 862,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Basic Energy Services has a market cap of $821.2 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 19.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides various well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies in the United States. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Basic Energy Services a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Basic Energy Services as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock price performance. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Basic Energy Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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