Insider Trading Alert - DORM, PANW And CRI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 9, 2014, 60 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $709.39 to $548,627,598.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Dorman Products (DORM) - FREE Research Report

Berman Steven L who is Chief Executive Officer at Dorman Products sold 900 shares at $58.02 on April 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.00, down $1.02, or 1.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dorman Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,000

The average volume for Dorman Products has been 305,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Dorman Products has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 3.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Dorman Products, Inc. supplies automotive replacement parts, automotive hardware, brake products, and household hardware to the automotive aftermarket and mass merchandise markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Dorman Products a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dorman Products 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Dorman Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Palo Alto Networks (PANW) - FREE Research Report

Zuk Nir who is Cto at Palo Alto Networks sold 30,000 shares at $60.92 on April 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cto owned 2.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.02% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.42, up $5.50, or 8.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Palo Alto Networks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 162,685
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 354,314

The average volume for Palo Alto Networks has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Palo Alto Networks has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 18.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Palo Alto Networks, Inc. offers a network security platform in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia Pacific, and Japan. The company's platform comprises Next-Generation Firewall that delivers application, user, and content visibility and control. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Palo Alto Networks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Palo Alto Networks as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Palo Alto Networks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carter's (CRI) - FREE Research Report

Cleverly A Bruce who is Director at Carter's bought 135 shares at $72.01 on April 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,399 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.2% with the 135-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.32, up $3.31, or 4.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carter's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,000

The average volume for Carter's has been 654,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carter's has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 6.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Carter's, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, source, and market branded children's wear under the Carter's, Child of Mine, Just One You, Precious Firsts, OshKosh, and other brands. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Carter's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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