Insider Trading Alert - EL, ADT And SONC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 19, 2014, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $21.54 to $422,568,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Estee Lauder Cos (EL) - FREE Research Report

Lauder Ronald S Foundation who is 10% Owner at Estee Lauder Cos sold 29,000 shares at $67.63 on Feb. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 36,457 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.3% with the 29,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.49, down $0.14, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Estee Lauder Cos go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,125
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,125
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,395

The average volume for Estee Lauder Cos has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Estee Lauder Cos has a market cap of $16.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 9.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Estee Lauder Cos a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Estee Lauder Cos as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Estee Lauder Cos Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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