Insider Trading Alert - ACAD, FOSL And GPRE Traded By Insiders

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Friday, March 7, 2014, 162 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $252.67 to $79,694,022.59.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals (ACAD) - FREE Research Report

Baker Bros. Advisors Lp who is Director at ACADIA Pharmaceuticals bought 526,316 shares at $28.50 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 452,540 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 713.4% with the 526,316-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.76, down $0.74, or 2.67% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for ACADIA Pharmaceuticals has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. ACADIA Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 8.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, focuses on innovative treatments that address unmet medical needs in neurological and related central nervous system disorders. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate ACADIA Pharmaceuticals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ACADIA Pharmaceuticals as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full ACADIA Pharmaceuticals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fossil Group (FOSL) - FREE Research Report

Quick Mark who is Director at Fossil Group sold 1,471 shares at $113.11 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,874 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.3% with the 1,471-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $116.45, up $3.34, or 2.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fossil Group go as follows:

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

The average volume for Fossil Group has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fossil Group has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry.

Fossil Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of consumer fashion accessories worldwide. It operates in four segments: North America Wholesale, Europe Wholesale, Asia Pacific Wholesale, and Direct to Consumer. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Fossil Group a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fossil Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fossil Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Green Plains Renewable Energy (GPRE) - FREE Research Report

Hoovestol Wayne who is Director at Green Plains Renewable Energy sold 13,000 shares at $28.00 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 43.33% with the 13,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.11, down $0.89, or 3.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Green Plains Renewable Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 24,375
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,375
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,375

The average volume for Green Plains Renewable Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Plains Renewable Energy has a market cap of $860.6 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 45.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Green Plains Renewable Energy, Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production, Corn Oil Production, Agribusiness, and Marketing and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Green Plains Renewable Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Green Plains Renewable Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, weak operating cash flow and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full Green Plains Renewable Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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