Insider Trading Alert - LNG, TPX And NU 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:

Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Abiteboul Jean who is Sr. VP - International at Cheniere Energy sold 30,000 shares at $51.63 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP - International owned 784,639 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.68% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.42, down $0.21, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 97,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 865,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $12.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 23.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, is engaged in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tempur Sealy International (TPX) - FREE Research Report

Trussell Robert B Jr who is Director at Tempur Sealy International sold 5,000 shares at $51.57 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.5% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.03, down $1.54, or 3.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tempur Sealy International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,700

The average volume for Tempur Sealy International has been 897,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tempur Sealy International has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 4.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Tempur Sealy International, Inc. develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes bedding products in North America and internationally. The company provides mattresses, foundations, adjustable bases, and other products, including pillows and other accessories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Tempur Sealy International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tempur Sealy International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Tempur Sealy International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Northeast Utilities (NU) - FREE Research Report

Buth Jay S. who is VP, Controller, Chief Acct Off at Northeast Utilities sold 2,229 shares at $43.98 on March 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller, Chief Acct Off owned 13,609 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.07% with the 2,229-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.43, down $0.55, or 1.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Northeast Utilities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,459
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,459
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,093

The average volume for Northeast Utilities has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Northeast Utilities has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 2.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Northeast Utilities, a public utility company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the energy delivery business. The company is involved in generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity; and distribution of natural gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Northeast Utilities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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