Insider Trading Alert - DIS, MMM And DLX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 20, 2014, 164 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $87.78 to $643,360,199,551.68.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Walt Disney (DIS) - FREE Research Report

Braverman Alan N who is Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy at Walt Disney sold 1,431 shares at $80.00 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy owned 223,968 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.63% with the 1,431-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.83, down $0.17, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Walt Disney go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,617
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,352
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,352

The average volume for Walt Disney has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Walt Disney has a market cap of $138.2 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 3.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.7. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Walt Disney a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Walt Disney as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Walt Disney Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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3M (MMM) - FREE Research Report

Thulin Inge G who is Chairman, President & CEO at 3M sold 7,959 shares at $131.36 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President & CEO owned 61,810 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.41% with the 7,959-share transaction.

Vale Michael G. who is Executive Vice President at 3M sold 1,500 shares at $131.53 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 4,074 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.91% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $132.03, up $0.50, or 0.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for 3M go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,086
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,625
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,963
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,625
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,063

The average volume for 3M has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. 3M has a market cap of $86.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 6.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

3M Company operates as a diversified technology company worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate 3M a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates 3M as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full 3M Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Deluxe Corporation (DLX) - FREE Research Report

Peterson Terry D who is Svp & Cfo at Deluxe Corporation sold 20,000 shares at $47.48 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cfo owned 19,501 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50.63% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.75, up $0.27, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Deluxe Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,500

The average volume for Deluxe Corporation has been 387,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Deluxe Corporation has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 9.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Deluxe Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides printed products, forms, and marketing solutions to small businesses and financial institutions primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Deluxe Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Deluxe Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Deluxe Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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