Insider Trading Alert - SWK, EL And FLT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 14, 2014, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $109.00 to $76,434,960.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Stanley Black & Decker (SWK) - FREE Research Report

Griswold Benjamin H Iv, who is Director at Stanley Black & Decker, sold 4,164 shares at $86.99 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 50,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.69% with the 4,164-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.75, down $2.24, or 2.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stanley Black & Decker go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 48,373
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 59,832
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,134

The average volume for Stanley Black & Decker has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stanley Black & Decker has a market cap of $13.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Stanley Black & Decker, Inc. provides power and hand tools, mechanical access solutions, and electronic security and monitoring systems for various industrial applications. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Stanley Black & Decker a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stanley Black & Decker as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Stanley Black & Decker Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Estee Lauder Cos (EL) - FREE Research Report

Trower Alexandra C., who is EVP - Global Communications at Estee Lauder Cos, sold 1,500 shares at $73.66 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Global Communications owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.10, down $0.56, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Estee Lauder Cos go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 28,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 122,500

The average volume for Estee Lauder Cos has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Estee Lauder Cos has a market cap of $17.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 2.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.1. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Estee Lauder Cos a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Estee Lauder Cos 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, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Estee Lauder Cos Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fleetcor Technologies (FLT) - FREE Research Report

Coughlin John, who is Exec VP, Corp Development at Fleetcor Technologies, sold 6,000 shares at $124.03 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec VP, Corp Development owned 330 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 94.79% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $119.94, down $4.09, or 3.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fleetcor Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,910
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 119,987
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 258,472

The average volume for Fleetcor Technologies has been 947,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fleetcor Technologies has a market cap of $10.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 4.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards and workforce payment products and services in North America, Latin America, Europe, Australia, and New Zealand. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Fleetcor Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fleetcor Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Fleetcor Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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