Insider Trading Alert - CPB, MKL And VFC Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $98.40 to $9,872,759.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Campbell Soup (CPB) - FREE Research Report

Owens B Craig who is Senior Vice President & CFO at Campbell Soup sold 55,000 shares at $43.57 on Feb. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President & CFO owned 181,990 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.21% with the 55,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.20, up $0.63, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Campbell Soup go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 24,473
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,473
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,898

The average volume for Campbell Soup has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Campbell Soup has a market cap of $13.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 1.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Campbell Soup Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets branded convenience food products. It operates through U.S. Simple Meals; Global Baking and Snacking; International Simple Meals and Beverages; U.S. Beverages; and Bolthouse and Foodservice segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Campbell Soup a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Campbell Soup as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins 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 Campbell Soup Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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