Insider Trading Alert - BG, CMI And OC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 8, 2014, 131 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $460.00 to $19,915,560.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Bunge (BG) - FREE Research Report

Thomsen Brian, who is See Remarks below at Bunge, bought 10,000 shares at $75.84 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Remarks below owned 13,241 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 308.55% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.34, up $1.50, or 1.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bunge go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,182
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,182
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,182

The average volume for Bunge has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Bunge has a market cap of $11.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 6.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Bunge Limited, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in agriculture and food businesses worldwide. It operates through five segments: Agribusiness, Sugar and Bioenergy, Edible Oil Products, Milling Products, and Fertilizer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.56%. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Bunge a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bunge as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Bunge Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cummins (CMI) - FREE Research Report

Talaulicar Anant, who is VP & President - Components at Cummins, sold 5,000 shares at $149.38 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & President - Components owned 16,895 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.84% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $150.49, up $1.11, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cummins go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,397
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,397
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,824

The average volume for Cummins has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cummins has a market cap of $27.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 7.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Components, Power Generation, and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.1. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Cummins a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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Owens-Corning (OC) - FREE Research Report

Christy John William, who is Sr. VP & General Counsel at Owens-Corning, sold 4,779 shares at $40.00 on May 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & General Counsel owned 30,013 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.74% with the 4,779-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.99, down $0.01, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Owens-Corning go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,300
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,300

The average volume for Owens-Corning has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Owens-Corning has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 1.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Owens Corning, together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells glass fiber reinforcements and other materials for composite systems; and residential and commercial building materials worldwide. It operates in two segments, Composites and Building Materials. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Owens-Corning a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Owens-Corning as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Owens-Corning Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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