Insider Trading Alert - SFY, WIN And K Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 13, 2014, 133 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $83.06 to $209,607,265.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Swift Energy Company (SFY) - FREE Research Report

Smith Clyde W Jr who is Director at Swift Energy Company bought 15,000 shares at $9.62 on March 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 71,271 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.66% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.03, up $0.41, or 4.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Swift Energy Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000

The average volume for Swift Energy Company has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Swift Energy Company has a market cap of $426.5 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 24.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Swift Energy Company engages in acquiring, exploring, developing, and operating oil and natural gas properties. It focuses on oil and natural gas reserves in Texas, as well as onshore and in the inland waters of Louisiana. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Swift Energy Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Swift Energy Company as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Swift Energy Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Windstream Holdings (WIN) - FREE Research Report

Whittington Brent who is Chief Operating Officer at Windstream Holdings sold 160,000 shares at $8.10 on March 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 385,611 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.32% with the 160,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.04, down $0.06, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Windstream Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for Windstream Holdings has been 7.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Windstream Holdings has a market cap of $4.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 2.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Windstream Holdings, Inc. provides communications and technology solutions in the United States. The company offers managed services and cloud computing services to businesses, as well as broadband, voice, and video services to consumers primarily in rural markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 12.22%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Windstream Holdings a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Windstream Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Windstream Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kellogg Company (K) - FREE Research Report

Kellogg W K Foundation Trust who is 10% Owner at Kellogg Company sold 100,000 shares at $62.03 on March 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 73.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.14% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.68, down $0.35, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kellogg Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 200,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 200,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 675,996

The average volume for Kellogg Company has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kellogg Company has a market cap of $22.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 0.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience food products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Kellogg Company a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kellogg Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Kellogg Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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