Insider Trading Alert - ODFL, VNTV And GPK 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:

Old Dominion Freight Lines (ODFL) - FREE Research Report

Congdon Earl E who is Executive Chairman at Old Dominion Freight Lines sold 70,127 shares at $52.85 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.59% with the 70,127-share transaction.

Congdon David S who is President and CEO at Old Dominion Freight Lines sold 14,900 shares at $52.98 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 45,975 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.48% with the 14,900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.17, up $0.19, or 0.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Old Dominion Freight Lines go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,250

The average volume for Old Dominion Freight Lines has been 715,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Old Dominion Freight Lines has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 1.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Old Dominion Freight Line, Inc. operates as a less-than-truckload (LTL) motor carrier primarily in the United States and North America. It provides regional, inter-regional, and national LTL services. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Old Dominion Freight Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Old Dominion Freight Lines 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Old Dominion Freight Lines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Cole Royal who is President, Fin. Institutions at Vantiv sold 9,800 shares at $31.56 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Fin. Institutions owned 177,457 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.23% with the 9,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.16, down $1.40, or 4.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,325
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15.2 million

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 6.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

serves SMB market. reecntly invested in a PaaS preocseeing technology play. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.9. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Vantiv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vantiv as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Vantiv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

TPG Group Holdings (SBS) Advisors, Inc. who is Former 10% Owner at Graphic Packaging sold 12.9 million shares at $9.85 on Feb. 20, 2014. Following this transaction, the Former 10% Owner owned 26.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.71% with the 12.9 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.31, up $0.46, or 4.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 252,584

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 7.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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