Insider Trading Alert - KNX, WFM And BXS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 27, 2014, 119 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.26 to $40,800,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Knight Transportation (KNX) - FREE Research Report

Quast Kevin who is Exec VP and COO at Knight Transportation sold 1,992 shares at $21.75 on Feb. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec VP and COO owned 34,799 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.41% with the 1,992-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.69, down $0.06, or 0.29% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Knight Transportation has been 703,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Knight Transportation has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 18.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Knight Transportation, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short to medium-haul truckload carrier of general commodities primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Knight Transportation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Knight Transportation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Knight Transportation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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