Insider Trading Alert - TFM, MCO And VRSN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 1, 2014, 80 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $611.16 to $561,108,159.45.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Fresh Market (TFM) - FREE Research Report

Carlock Craig who is President/CEO at Fresh Market bought 20,000 shares at $33.08 on April 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the President/CEO owned 218,349 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.08% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.58, up $3.50, or 9.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fresh Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Fresh Market has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fresh Market has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 14.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Fresh Market, Inc. operates as a specialty food retailer in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Fresh Market a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fresh Market as a hold. 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. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and premium valuation. Get the full Fresh Market Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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