Insider Trading Alert - ANDE, SPLK And DYN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 14, 2014, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $39.62 to $83,032,124.16.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Andersons (ANDE) - FREE Research Report

Anderson Daniel T who is President, Retail at Andersons sold 10,914 shares at $55.49 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Retail owned 108,654 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.13% with the 10,914-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.25, up $1.76, or 3.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Andersons go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,929
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,929
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,929

The average volume for Andersons has been 294,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Andersons has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 3.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Andersons, Inc. engages in the grain, ethanol, plant nutrient, railcar leasing, turf and cob products, and consumer retailing businesses. It operates in six segments: Grain, Ethanol, Rail, Plant Nutrient, Turf & Specialty, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Andersons a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Andersons as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Andersons Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Neustaetter Thomas M who is Director at Splunk sold 1,500 shares at $86.23 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 61,103 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.4% with the 1,500-share transaction.

Conte David F who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at Splunk sold 1,148 shares at $85.62 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 107,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.06% with the 1,148-share transaction.

Schodorf Thomas E who is SVP, Field Operations at Splunk sold 2,420 shares at $85.72 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Field Operations owned 252,161 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.95% with the 2,420-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.97, down $0.75, or 0.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 143,853
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 185,635

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 33.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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Dynegy (DYN) - FREE Research Report

Franklin Resources Inc who is 10% Owner at Dynegy sold 5,000 shares at $24.39 on March 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 26.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.02% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.04, down $5.35, or 28.12% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Dynegy has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dynegy has a market cap of $72.5 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dynegy Inc. and its subsidiaries produce and sell electric energy, capacity, and ancillary services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Coal and Gas.

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