Insider Trading Alert - SYK, SNI And TRGP 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:

Stryker Corporation (SYK) - FREE Research Report

Benscoter Steven P who is VP, Human Resources at Stryker Corporation sold 1,789 shares at $79.63 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Human Resources owned 8,302 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.73% with the 1,789-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.67, up $0.04, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stryker Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,675
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,675

The average volume for Stryker Corporation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $30.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 5.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Stryker Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a medical technology company. The company operates in three segments: Reconstructive, MedSurg, and Neurotechnology and Spine. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.0. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stryker Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Stryker Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

Jablin Burton F who is President, Scripps Networks at Scripps Networks Interactive sold 7,067 shares at $74.59 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Scripps Networks owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 7,067-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.86, down $0.73, or 0.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.4 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.9 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.9 million

The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 932,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 14.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.4. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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Targa Resources (TRGP) - FREE Research Report

Whalen James W who is Advisor to Chairman and CEO at Targa Resources sold 23,000 shares at $97.88 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Advisor to Chairman and CEO owned 436,249 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.01% with the 23,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $97.59, down $0.29, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Targa Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 73,588
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 73,588

The average volume for Targa Resources has been 294,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Targa Resources has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Targa Resources Corp., through its general and limited partner interests in Targa Resources Partners LP, provides midstream natural gas and natural gas liquid (NGL) services in the United States. The company operates in two divisions, Gathering and Processing, and Logistics and Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Targa Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Targa Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. 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 Targa Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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