Insider Trading Alert - LO, ABG And ALSN Traded By Insiders

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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:

Lorillard (LO) - FREE Research Report

Dietz Kit D, who is Director at Lorillard, sold 2,600 shares at $54.92 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,476 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.38% with the 2,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.25, up $0.33, or 0.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lorillard go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,173
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,173
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,173

The average volume for Lorillard has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lorillard has a market cap of $19.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 6.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Lorillard, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Cigarettes and Electronic Cigarettes. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Lorillard a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Asbury Automotive Group (ABG) - FREE Research Report

Kearney Michael, who is Evp & Coo at Asbury Automotive Group, sold 20,000 shares at $59.69 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp & Coo owned 34,673 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.58% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.40, up $0.71, or 1.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Asbury Automotive Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 53,237
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 53,237

The average volume for Asbury Automotive Group has been 325,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Asbury Automotive Group has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 11.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Asbury Automotive Group, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 39.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Asbury Automotive Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Asbury Automotive Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Asbury Automotive Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Allison Transmission Holdings (ALSN) - FREE Research Report

Onex Corp, who is 10% Owner at Allison Transmission Holdings, sold 12.5 million shares at $29.78 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 22.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.39% with the 12.5 million-share transaction.

Onex Partners GP Inc., who is 10% Owner at Allison Transmission Holdings, sold 12.5 million shares at $29.78 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 22.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.39% with the 12.5 million-share transaction.

Carlyle Group Management L.L.C., who is 10% Owner at Allison Transmission Holdings, sold 12.5 million shares at $29.78 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 22.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.39% with the 12.5 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.83, up $0.05, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allison Transmission Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,705

The average volume for Allison Transmission Holdings has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Allison Transmission Holdings has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 7.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Allison Transmission Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, manufacture, and sell commercial and defense automatic transmissions for medium- and heavy-duty commercial vehicles, and medium- and heavy-tactical U.S. defense vehicles. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Allison Transmission Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Allison Transmission Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Allison Transmission Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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