Insider Trading Alert - AN, ALV And R Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 25, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $95.53 to $95,971,341.22.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

AutoNation (AN) - FREE Research Report

Lampert Edward S who is 10% Owner at AutoNation sold 1.9 million shares at $51.31 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 24.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.16% with the 1.9 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.21, up $0.90, or 1.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AutoNation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 110,432
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 200,662
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 865,950

The average volume for AutoNation has been 963,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. AutoNation has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 2.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

AutoNation, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Domestic, Import, and Premium Luxury. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate AutoNation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AutoNation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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 AutoNation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Autoliv (ALV) - FREE Research Report

Alspaugh Robert W who is Director at Autoliv sold 819 shares at $95.71 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,697 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.14% with the 819-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $95.47, down $0.24, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Autoliv go as follows:

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

The average volume for Autoliv has been 509,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Autoliv has a market cap of $9.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 4.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Autoliv, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the development, manufacture, and supply of automotive safety systems to the automotive industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.9. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Autoliv a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Autoliv 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Autoliv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ryder System (R) - FREE Research Report

Garcia Art A who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Ryder System sold 1,000 shares at $72.52 on Feb. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 16,394 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.75% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.72, up $1.20, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ryder System go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,578
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,578
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,641

The average volume for Ryder System has been 513,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ryder System has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ryder System, Inc. provides transportation and supply chain management solutions to small businesses and large enterprises worldwide. It operates in two segments, Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) and Supply Chain Solutions (SCS). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Ryder System a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ryder System as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. 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 Ryder System Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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