Insider Trading Alert - TUP, GTI And DFS 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:

Tupperware Brands (TUP) - FREE Research Report

Hemus Simon C, who is President & COO at Tupperware Brands, sold 30,000 shares at $84.52 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & COO owned 78,050 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.76% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.84, up $0.32, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tupperware Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,246
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,246

The average volume for Tupperware Brands has been 627,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware Brands has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 10.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct-to-consumer marketer of various products across a range of brands and categories worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Tupperware Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tupperware Brands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Tupperware Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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GrafTech International (GTI) - FREE Research Report

Cranston Mary B, who is Director at GrafTech International, bought 22,100 shares at $11.37 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 77,040 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 40.23% with the 22,100-share transaction.

Mcclean Ferrell P, who is Director at GrafTech International, bought 21,800 shares at $11.39 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 97,984 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.61% with the 21,800-share transaction.

Carson Randy W, who is Director at GrafTech International, bought 23,480 shares at $11.48 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 73,388 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.05% with the 23,480-share transaction.

Shawley Steven R, who is Director at GrafTech International, bought 22,023 shares at $11.35 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 72,850 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 43.33% with the 22,023-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.40, up $0.05, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for GrafTech International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,000

The average volume for GrafTech International has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. GrafTech International has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 0.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

GrafTech International Ltd. manufactures and sells graphite and carbon material science-based solutions. It operates in two segments, Industrial Materials and Engineered Solutions. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates GrafTech International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates GrafTech International as a hold. 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 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 poor profit margins. Get the full GrafTech International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Discover Financial Services (DFS) - FREE Research Report

Smith E Follin, who is Director at Discover Financial Services, sold 1,412 shares at $56.19 on April 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,523 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.14% with the 1,412-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.59, down $0.60, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Discover Financial Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 294,070

The average volume for Discover Financial Services has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Discover Financial Services has a market cap of $26.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 0.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Discover Financial Services, a bank holding company, provides a range of financial products and services in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Direct Banking and Payment Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Discover Financial Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Discover Financial Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance 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 Discover Financial Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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