Insider Trading Alert - VRA, SPW And ALSN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 18, 2014, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.22 to $501,676,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vera Bradley (VRA) - FREE Research Report

Thompson David O. who is Sen. VP-Multi Channel Commerce at Vera Bradley sold 1,200 shares at $26.80 on March 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sen. VP-Multi Channel Commerce owned 39,483 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.95% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.84, up $1.04, or 3.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vera Bradley go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,450

The average volume for Vera Bradley has been 425,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vera Bradley has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 9.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Vera Bradley, Inc., through its subsidiary, Vera Bradley Designs, Inc., designs, produces, markets, and retails accessories for women. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Vera Bradley a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vera Bradley as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Vera Bradley Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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