Insider Trading Alert - RAI, WNR And EQR 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:

Reynolds American (RAI) - FREE Research Report

Brown & Williamson Holdings, Inc. who is 10% Owner at Reynolds American sold 158,245 shares at $47.64 on Feb. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 225.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 158,245-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.39, down $0.25, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Reynolds American go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 464,002
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 997,444
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.3 million

The average volume for Reynolds American has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Reynolds American has a market cap of $26.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are down 5.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Reynolds American Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarette and other tobacco products in the United States. The company operates through RJR Tobacco, American Snuff, and Santa Fe segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.3. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Reynolds American a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Reynolds American 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, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Reynolds American Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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