Insider Trading Alert - COLM, KLAC And DRE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 7, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $776.50 to $183,196,515.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Columbia Sportswear (COLM) - FREE Research Report

Bany Sarah, who is Director at Columbia Sportswear, sold 29,201 shares at $85.40 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 454,518 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.04% with the 29,201-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.15, down $0.25, or 0.29% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Columbia Sportswear has been 120,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Columbia Sportswear has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 7.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Columbia Sportswear Company designs, sources, markets, and distributes active outdoor apparel, footwear, accessories, and equipment in the United States, Latin America, the Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Columbia Sportswear a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Columbia Sportswear as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Columbia Sportswear Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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