Insider Trading Alert - BLL, PCRX And TIBX 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:

Ball (BLL) - FREE Research Report

Barker Shawn M, who is Vice President & Controller at Ball, sold 6,000 shares at $56.41 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President & Controller owned 7,804 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 43.47% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.93, up $1.52, or 2.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ball go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,679
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,679
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,679

The average volume for Ball has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ball has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ball Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, supplies metal packaging products to the beverage, food, personal care, and household products industries worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Ball a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ball 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, increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. 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 Ball Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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