Insider Trading Alert - CAH, PMT And KS 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:

Cardinal Health (CAH) - FREE Research Report

Blake Mark R, who is EVP - Strategy & Corp. Dev. at Cardinal Health, sold 2,822 shares at $66.50 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Strategy & Corp. Dev. owned 29,119 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.84% with the 2,822-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.77, down $1.73, or 2.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cardinal Health go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,031
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,031
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 113,890

The average volume for Cardinal Health has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cardinal Health has a market cap of $22.5 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 2.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cardinal Health, Inc., a healthcare services company, provides pharmaceutical and medical products and services in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Pharmaceutical and Medical. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.8. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Cardinal Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cardinal Health as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cardinal Health Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PennyMac Mortgage Investment (PMT) - FREE Research Report

Spector David, who is President and COO at PennyMac Mortgage Investment, sold 7,200 shares at $21.22 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 215,486 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.23% with the 7,200-share transaction.

Grogin Jeffrey, who is CALO and Secretary at PennyMac Mortgage Investment, sold 1,625 shares at $21.22 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the CALO and Secretary owned 49,125 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.2% with the 1,625-share transaction.

Fartaj Vandad, who is Chief Investment Officer at PennyMac Mortgage Investment, sold 1,625 shares at $21.22 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 57,312 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.76% with the 1,625-share transaction.

Jones Doug, who is Chf Corr Lending Officer at PennyMac Mortgage Investment, sold 1,625 shares at $21.22 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chf Corr Lending Officer owned 24,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.22% with the 1,625-share transaction.

Bailey Steven Richard, who is Chief Mortgage Ops Officer at PennyMac Mortgage Investment, sold 3,250 shares at $21.22 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Mortgage Ops Officer owned 26,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.11% with the 3,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.88, down $0.34, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PennyMac Mortgage Investment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,760
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,960
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 44,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,960

The average volume for PennyMac Mortgage Investment has been 670,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. PennyMac Mortgage Investment has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 8.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust, a specialty finance company, through its subsidiaries, invests primarily in residential mortgage loans and mortgage-related assets. The company operates through two segments, Correspondent Lending and Investment Activities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 11.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate PennyMac Mortgage Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PennyMac Mortgage Investment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full PennyMac Mortgage Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KapStone Paper And Packaging (KS) - FREE Research Report

Nebel Randy J., who is Vice President&General Manager at KapStone Paper And Packaging, bought 1,000 shares at $27.52 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President&General Manager owned 16,128 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.61% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.80, down $0.72, or 2.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KapStone Paper And Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 31,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 321,619
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 341,404

The average volume for KapStone Paper And Packaging has been 952,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. KapStone Paper And Packaging has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 2.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation produces and sells containerboard, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate KapStone Paper And Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KapStone Paper And Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 KapStone Paper And Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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