Insider Trading Alert - VNR, ENV And SJM 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:

Vanguard Natural Resources (VNR) - FREE Research Report

Robert Richard A who is Executive VP and CFO at Vanguard Natural Resources bought 5,746 shares at $28.27 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP and CFO owned 272,376 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.16% with the 5,746-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.96, up $1.69, or 5.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vanguard Natural Resources go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000

The average volume for Vanguard Natural Resources has been 448,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vanguard Natural Resources has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 0.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Vanguard Natural Resources, LLC, through its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition and development of oil and natural gas properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 39.0. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Vanguard Natural Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vanguard Natural Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. 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 Vanguard Natural Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Envestnet (ENV) - FREE Research Report

Crager William who is President at Envestnet sold 3,165 shares at $42.83 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 133,512 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.32% with the 3,165-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.19, down $3.64, or 9.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Envestnet go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 206
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 206
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 206
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 78,000

The average volume for Envestnet has been 314,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Envestnet has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 1.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Envestnet, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides wealth management software and services to independent financial advisors and financial institutions in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 451.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Envestnet a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Envestnet as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Envestnet Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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J.M. Smucker (SJM) - FREE Research Report

Denman John W who is Vice President, Controller at J.M. Smucker sold 250 shares at $96.46 on March 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President, Controller owned 18,263 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.35% with the 250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.24, down $0.22, or 0.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for J.M. Smucker go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 314
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 314
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 714

The average volume for J.M. Smucker has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. J.M. Smucker has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 7.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The J. M. Smucker Company engages in manufacturing and marketing branded food products worldwide. The company operates through three segments: U.S. Retail Coffee; U.S. Retail Consumer Foods; and International, Foodservice, and Natural Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate J.M. Smucker a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates J.M. Smucker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full J.M. Smucker Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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