Insider Trading Alert - MFRM, HA And ADSK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 2, 2014, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $278.57 to $71,423,275.14.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mattress Firm (MFRM) - FREE Research Report

Fendrich Stephen G. who is Chief Strategy Officer at Mattress Firm sold 2,500 shares at $47.62 on April 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy Officer owned 213,735 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.16% with the 2,500-share transaction.

Murphy Kenneth E. III who is Executive Vice President at Mattress Firm sold 3,500 shares at $47.16 on April 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 44,249 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.33% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.06, up $0.90, or 1.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattress Firm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,333
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,999
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,165

The average volume for Mattress Firm has been 254,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattress Firm has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 12.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mattress Firm Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of mattresses, and related products and accessories in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Mattress Firm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattress Firm as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Mattress Firm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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