Insider Trading Alert - BG, DKS And ABCO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 26, 2014, 71 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $226.10 to $28,333,322.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Bunge (BG) - FREE Research Report

Pearcy D. Benedict who is MD, Sugar & Bioenergy at Bunge sold 9,182 shares at $78.35 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the MD, Sugar & Bioenergy owned 142 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 98.48% with the 9,182-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.93, down $0.42, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bunge go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 92,932
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 92,932

The average volume for Bunge has been 956,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bunge has a market cap of $11.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 5.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Bunge Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in agriculture and food businesses worldwide. It operates through five segments: Agribusiness, Sugar and Bioenergy, Edible Oil Products, Milling Products, and Fertilizer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 87.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Bunge a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) - FREE Research Report

Byrd Vincent C who is Director at Dick's Sporting Goods bought 1,500 shares at $56.54 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,876 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.43% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.97, down $1.57, or 2.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dick's Sporting Goods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,400
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,342
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,342
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,389

The average volume for Dick's Sporting Goods has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dick's Sporting Goods has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 5.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. operates as a sports and fitness retailer primarily in the Eastern United States. The company provides hardlines, including sporting goods equipment, fitness equipment, golf equipment, and hunting and fishing gear products; apparel; and footwear products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Dick's Sporting Goods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dick's Sporting Goods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Dick's Sporting Goods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Advisory Board Company (ABCO) - FREE Research Report

Williams Frank J who is Director at Advisory Board Company sold 3,000 shares at $66.07 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,379 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.9% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.55, down $3.52, or 5.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Advisory Board Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,437
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,855

The average volume for Advisory Board Company has been 257,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Advisory Board Company has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 0.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Advisory Board Company provides best practices research and analysis, business intelligence and software tools, and management and advisory services to the health care and education industries in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 116.3. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Advisory Board Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Advisory Board Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full Advisory Board Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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