Insider Trading Alert - SPB, PTP And RPM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 23, 2014, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.40 to $39,583,336.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) - FREE Research Report

Lumley David R, who is CEO and President GB&PC H&G at Spectrum Brands Holdings, sold 10,000 shares at $76.82 on April 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO and President GB&PC H&G owned 108,832 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.42% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.18, up $0.36, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectrum Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,144

The average volume for Spectrum Brands Holdings has been 220,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectrum Brands Holdings has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 10.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer products company worldwide. The company operates through Global Batteries & Appliances, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden Business, and Hardware & Home Improvement segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 346.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Spectrum Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectrum Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. 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 Spectrum Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Platinum Underwriters Holdings (PTP) - FREE Research Report

Schmidt Neal J, who is EVP and Chief Actuary - PASI at Platinum Underwriters Holdings, sold 3,191 shares at $62.44 on April 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP and Chief Actuary - PASI owned 30,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.61% with the 3,191-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.46, up $1.02, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Platinum Underwriters Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,300
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,300

The average volume for Platinum Underwriters Holdings has been 168,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Platinum Underwriters Holdings has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 3.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Platinum Underwriters Holdings, Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides property and marine, casualty, and finite risk reinsurance coverage products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Property and Marine, Casualty, and Finite Risk. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Platinum Underwriters Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Platinum Underwriters Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Platinum Underwriters Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RPM International (RPM) - FREE Research Report

Nance Frederick R., who is Director at RPM International, sold 1,000 shares at $42.90 on April 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,898 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.59% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.01, up $0.11, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RPM International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,630
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,630
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,630

The average volume for RPM International has been 672,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. RPM International has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 4.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

RPM International Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells specialty chemical products for industrial and consumer markets in the United States and internationally. The company operates through two segments, Industrial and Consumer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate RPM International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RPM International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full RPM International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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