Insider Trading Alert - USB, LII And SIG Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 24, 2014, 69 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $101.08 to $41,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

U.S. Bancorp (USB) - FREE Research Report

Dolan Terrance R, who is Vice Chairman at U.S. Bancorp, sold 15,000 shares at $40.76 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 27,571 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.24% with the 15,000-share transaction.

Payne Richard B JR, who is Vice Chairman at U.S. Bancorp, sold 30,000 shares at $40.71 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 51,589 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.77% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.27, down $0.44, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for U.S. Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,250
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 166,000

The average volume for U.S. Bancorp has been 7.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. U.S. Bancorp has a market cap of $74.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

U.S. Bancorp, a financial services holding company, provides a range of financial services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate U.S. Bancorp a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates U.S. Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full U.S. Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lennox International (LII) - FREE Research Report

Rumbough Roy A, who is VP, CAO & Controller at Lennox International, sold 3,011 shares at $84.92 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, CAO & Controller owned 8,925 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.23% with the 3,011-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.96, down $0.96, or 1.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lennox International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,728
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,952

The average volume for Lennox International has been 439,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lennox International has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 0.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Lennox International Inc., through its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets climate control products for the heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Lennox International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lennox International as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, notable return on equity and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Lennox International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Signet Jewelers (SIG) - FREE Research Report

Light Mark, who is US Chief Executive Officer at Signet Jewelers, sold 5,261 shares at $99.79 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the US Chief Executive Officer owned 40,747 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.43% with the 5,261-share transaction.

Trabucco Robert, who is US Chief Financial Officer at Signet Jewelers, sold 2,043 shares at $99.79 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the US Chief Financial Officer owned 20,621 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.01% with the 2,043-share transaction.

Hrabak Edward, who is US Chief Operating Officer at Signet Jewelers, sold 1,587 shares at $99.79 on April 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the US Chief Operating Officer owned 4,249 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.19% with the 1,587-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $99.32, down $0.47, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Signet Jewelers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 58,470
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 59,060
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,060

The average volume for Signet Jewelers has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Signet Jewelers has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 27.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Signet Jewelers Limited is engaged in the retail sale of jewelry and watches in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and the Channel Islands. The company operates through US and UK divisions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Signet Jewelers a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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