Insider Trading Alert - ROST, M And GCO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 7, 2014, 65 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $531.18 to $3,032,034.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ross Stores (ROST) - FREE Research Report

Panattoni Lisa R who is Group EVP, Merchandising at Ross Stores sold 5,932 shares at $73.45 on April 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Group EVP, Merchandising owned 202,003 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.85% with the 5,932-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.12, down $2.33, or 3.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ross Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 87,736
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 87,736
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,736

The average volume for Ross Stores has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ross Stores has a market cap of $15.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 5.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ross Stores, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates off-price retail apparel and home fashion stores under the Ross Dress for Less and dd's DISCOUNTS brand names in the United States. It primarily offers apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.9. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Ross Stores a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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Macy's (M) - FREE Research Report

Weiser Julie Greiner who is Chief Merchandise Planning Ofc at Macy's sold 25,000 shares at $60.52 on April 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Merchandise Planning Ofc owned 39,272 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.9% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.18, down $2.34, or 4.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Macy's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 495
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 303,154
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 313,154

The average volume for Macy's has been 4.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Macy's has a market cap of $22.0 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 9.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Macy's, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates stores and Internet Websites in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.7. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Macy's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Genesco (GCO) - FREE Research Report

Caplan Jonathan D who is Sr Vice President at Genesco sold 11,790 shares at $78.89 on April 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr Vice President owned 53,158 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.15% with the 11,790-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.94, down $0.95, or 1.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 53,766
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 53,766
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 140,682

The average volume for Genesco has been 185,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genesco has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 5.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Genesco Inc. engages in the retail and wholesale of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates in five segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Lids Sports Group, Johnston & Murphy Group, and Licensed Brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Genesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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