Insider Trading Alert - SPR, PTC And RAI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 6, 2014, 125 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.00 to $263,000,081.93.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings (SPR) - FREE Research Report

Turner Jeffrey L, who is Director at Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, sold 40,000 shares at $30.15 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 518,366 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.16% with the 40,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.10, up $2.95, or 8.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,452
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,452

The average volume for Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Spirit AeroSystems Holdings has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are down 2.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Spirit AeroSystems Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a non-original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that designs and manufactures commercial aerostructures worldwide. It operates in three segments: Fuselage Systems, Propulsion Systems, and Wing Systems. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Spirit AeroSystems Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spirit AeroSystems Holdings as a hold. 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. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Spirit AeroSystems Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PTC (PTC) - FREE Research Report

Dibona Anthony, who is EVP Global Support at PTC, sold 8,000 shares at $35.39 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Global Support owned 41,396 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.2% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.59, down $0.80, or 2.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PTC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,423
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,423
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 186,586

The average volume for PTC has been 785,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. PTC has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 1.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

PTC Inc. develops, markets, and supports software products and solutions in the areas of computer-aided design (CAD), product lifecycle management (PLM), application lifecycle management (ALM), supply chain management (SCM), and service lifecycle management (SLM) worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate PTC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PTC as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full PTC Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Reynolds American (RAI) - FREE Research Report

Brown & Williamson Holdings, Inc., who is 10% Owner at Reynolds American, sold 430,424 shares at $56.05 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 224.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.19% with the 430,424-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.10, up $0.05, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Reynolds American go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 575,917
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 818,496
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million

The average volume for Reynolds American has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Reynolds American has a market cap of $30.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 11.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Reynolds American Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarette and other tobacco products in the United States. The company operates through RJR Tobacco, American Snuff, and Santa Fe segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Reynolds American a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Reynolds American as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Reynolds American Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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