Insider Trading Alert - SPB, ASH And FICO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 13, 2014, 182 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $2,715,292,313,281.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) - FREE Research Report

Maura David M, who is Director at Spectrum Brands Holdings, bought 5,180 shares at $73.15 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 114,536 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.74% with the 5,180-share transaction.

Kolarik Tyler, who is 10% Owner at Spectrum Brands Holdings, bought 1,000 shares at $72.77 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 6,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.80, up $3.03, or 4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectrum Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 69,144

The average volume for Spectrum Brands Holdings has been 203,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectrum Brands Holdings has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 3.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer products company worldwide. The company operates through Global Batteries & Appliances, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden Business, and Hardware & Home Improvement segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Spectrum Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectrum Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Spectrum Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ashland (ASH) - FREE Research Report

Schumann Anne T., who is Vice President at Ashland, sold 635 shares at $103.34 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 7,038 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.28% with the 635-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $103.89, up $0.55, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ashland go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,109
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,987
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 102,002

The average volume for Ashland has been 758,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ashland has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 6.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ashland Inc. operates as a specialty chemicals company worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Ashland Specialty Ingredients, Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Performance Materials, and Ashland Consumer Markets. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Ashland a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ashland as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, 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 has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ashland Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fair Isaac (FICO) - FREE Research Report

Scadina Mark R, who is EVP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. at Fair Isaac, sold 6,285 shares at $58.44 on May 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. owned 35,820 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.93% with the 6,285-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.40, down $3.04, or 5.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fair Isaac go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,464
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,566
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,140

The average volume for Fair Isaac has been 189,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fair Isaac has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 10.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fair Isaac Corporation and its subsidiaries provide various analytical solutions, credit scoring, and credit account management products and services to banks, credit reporting agencies, credit card processing agencies, insurers, retailers, and healthcare organizations worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Fair Isaac a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fair Isaac as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Fair Isaac Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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