Insider Trading Alert - HLX, TUP And IP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 1, 2014, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,215.00 to $131,924,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Helix Energy Solutions Group (HLX) - FREE Research Report

Tripodo Anthony, who is Executive Vice President & CFO at Helix Energy Solutions Group, sold 5,000 shares at $23.82 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO owned 199,899 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.44% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.47, down $0.35, or 1.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Helix Energy Solutions Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,226
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,226
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,226
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,666

The average volume for Helix Energy Solutions Group has been 949,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Helix Energy Solutions Group has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 2.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc., an offshore energy company, together with its subsidiaries, provides specialty services to the offshore energy industry, primarily in the Gulf of Mexico, North Sea, the Asia Pacific, and West Africa regions. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Helix Energy Solutions Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Helix Energy Solutions Group 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, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Helix Energy Solutions Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tupperware Brands (TUP) - FREE Research Report

Skroeder Christian E, who is Executive Vice President at Tupperware Brands, sold 10,000 shares at $83.92 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 20,093 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.23% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.65, up $1.73, or 2.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tupperware Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,774
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,520
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 71,020

The average volume for Tupperware Brands has been 565,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware Brands has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 10.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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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International Paper (IP) - FREE Research Report

Faraci John V, who is Chairman and CEO at International Paper, sold 30,000 shares at $46.11 on May 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 1.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.89% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.03, down $0.08, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Paper go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 131,965
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 151,965

The average volume for International Paper has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Paper has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 6.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

International Paper Company operates as a paper and packaging company in North America, Europe, Latin America, Russia, Asia, and the Middle East. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate International Paper a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Paper as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full International Paper Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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