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Yesterday, April 28, 2014, 67 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $849.00 to $372,250,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) - FREE Research Report

Bartone Michael A., who is V.P. Corporate Tax at Stanley Black & Decker, sold 7,397 shares at $85.00 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the V.P. Corporate Tax owned 29,687 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.95% with the 7,397-share transaction.

Douglas Craig A, who is V.P. and Treasurer at Stanley Black & Decker, sold 1,791 shares at $84.28 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the V.P. and Treasurer owned 38,463 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.45% with the 1,791-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.26, down $0.02, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stanley Black & Decker go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,926
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,556
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,761

The average volume for Stanley Black & Decker has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $13.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 5.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems for various industrial applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) - FREE Research Report

Patsley Pamela H, who is Director at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, sold 5,000 shares at $53.63 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,455 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.39% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.40, up $1.77, or 3.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dr Pepper Snapple Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,540
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,842
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,842

The average volume for Dr Pepper Snapple Group has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a market cap of $10.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 9.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. operates as a brand owner, manufacturer, and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The company operates in three segments: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages, and Latin America Beverages. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. 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 Dr Pepper Snapple Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Basic Energy Services (BAS) - FREE Research Report

Krenek Alan, who is SVP, CFO, Secretary, Treasurer at Basic Energy Services, sold 1,000 shares at $26.10 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, CFO, Secretary, Treasurer owned 163,998 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.61% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.87, up $0.77, or 2.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Basic Energy Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 361,153
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 366,253

The average volume for Basic Energy Services has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Basic Energy Services has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 65.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Basic Energy Services, Inc. provides well site services to oil and natural gas drilling and producing companies in the United States. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Basic Energy Services a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Basic Energy Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Basic Energy Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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