Insider Trading Alert - BCR, ADS And PII 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:

C.R. Bard (BCR) - FREE Research Report

Kelly Bronwen K who is VP - Human Resources at C.R. Bard sold 2,917 shares at $141.99 on Feb. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP - Human Resources owned 21,847 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.78% with the 2,917-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $145.06, up $3.07, or 2.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for C.R. Bard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 38,526
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 70,385
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 81,682

The average volume for C.R. Bard has been 652,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. C.R. Bard has a market cap of $11.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 8.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

C. R. Bard, Inc. designs, manufactures, packages, distributes, and sells medical, surgical, diagnostic, and patient care devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate C.R. Bard a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates C.R. Bard as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 C.R. Bard Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alliance Data Systems Corporation (ADS) - FREE Research Report

Horn Charles L who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Alliance Data Systems Corporation sold 4,240 shares at $284.85 on Feb. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 32,979 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.39% with the 4,240-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $285.97, up $1.12, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alliance Data Systems Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,239
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,239
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,078

The average volume for Alliance Data Systems Corporation has been 812,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alliance Data Systems Corporation has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 8.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Alliance Data Systems Corporation provides marketing and loyalty solutions primarily in North America. The company operates in three segments: LoyaltyOne, Epsilon, and Private Label Services and Credit. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.5. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Alliance Data Systems Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alliance Data Systems Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, 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 Alliance Data Systems Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Polaris Industries (PII) - FREE Research Report

Homan Matthew J. who is Vp-Emea at Polaris Industries sold 7,340 shares at $131.16 on Feb. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vp-Emea owned 17,526 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.52% with the 7,340-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $132.82, up $1.66, or 1.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Polaris Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,000

The average volume for Polaris Industries has been 719,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Polaris Industries has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 9.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Polaris Industries Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, engineers, manufactures, and marketes off-road vehicles, snowmobiles, and on-road vehicles primarily in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Polaris Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Polaris Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Polaris Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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