Insider Trading Alert - BHI, SWK And CAMP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 5, 2014, 233 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.59 to $85,937,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Baker Hughes (BHI) - FREE Research Report

Ragauss Peter A who is Sr. Vice President and CFO at Baker Hughes sold 10,000 shares at $63.09 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President and CFO owned 100,476 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.05% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.76, down $0.33, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Baker Hughes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,288

The average volume for Baker Hughes has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $28.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 15.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.9. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Baker Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Baker Hughes 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 growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Baker Hughes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) - FREE Research Report

Douglas Craig A who is V.P. and Treasurer at Stanley Black & Decker sold 320 shares at $82.00 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the V.P. and Treasurer owned 43,742 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.73% with the 320-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.76, down $0.24, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stanley Black & Decker go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,310
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,515
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,515

The average volume for Stanley Black & Decker has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $12.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 1.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems for various industrial applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CalAmp Corporation (CAMP) - FREE Research Report

Perna Frank Jr who is Director at CalAmp Corporation sold 8,300 shares at $31.39 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 241,322 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.33% with the 8,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.34, up $2.95, or 8.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CalAmp Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 56,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 152,640

The average volume for CalAmp Corporation has been 877,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. CalAmp Corporation has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 21.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

CalAmp Corp. develops and markets wireless communications solutions that deliver data, voice, and video for critical networked communication and other applications primarily in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate CalAmp Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CalAmp Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full CalAmp Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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