Insider Trading Alert - DRC, AEO And GPI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 17, 2014, 130 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $559.00 to $22,026,172.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Dresser-Rand Group (DRC) - FREE Research Report

Volpe Vincent R JR who is President and CEO at Dresser-Rand Group bought 18,400 shares at $54.75 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 175,271 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.73% with the 18,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.10, up $3.35, or 5.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dresser-Rand Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 52,070
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 52,070
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,864
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 52,070
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,864

The average volume for Dresser-Rand Group has been 957,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Dresser-Rand Group has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 2.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dresser-Rand Group Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, sale, and service of engineered rotating equipment solutions to the oil, gas, chemical, petrochemical, process, power generation, military, and other industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Dresser-Rand Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dresser-Rand Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Dresser-Rand Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) - FREE Research Report

Mcmillan Cary D who is Director at American Eagle Outfitters bought 1,700 shares at $12.80 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,893 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.75% with the 1,700-share transaction.

Foyle Jennifer M. who is EVP-ChiefMdsingOff-Aerie Brand at American Eagle Outfitters sold 10,243 shares at $12.91 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP-ChiefMdsingOff-Aerie Brand owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 10,243-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.21, up $1.30, or 9.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Eagle Outfitters go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,464

The average volume for American Eagle Outfitters has been 5.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Eagle Outfitters has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 0.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an apparel and accessories retailer in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate American Eagle Outfitters a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Eagle Outfitters as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full American Eagle Outfitters Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Group 1 Automotive (GPI) - FREE Research Report

O'Hara J. Brooks who is VP, Human Resources at Group 1 Automotive sold 2,713 shares at $66.78 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Human Resources owned 40,445 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.29% with the 2,713-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.57, up $1.78, or 2.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Group 1 Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,499

The average volume for Group 1 Automotive has been 275,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Group 1 Automotive has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 5.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Group 1 Automotive, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the automotive retail industry. It sells new and used cars, light trucks, and vehicle parts. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Group 1 Automotive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Group 1 Automotive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Group 1 Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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