Insider Trading Alert - SAM, INCY And NE 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:

Boston Beer (SAM) - FREE Research Report

Koch C James, who is Chairman at Boston Beer, sold 3,000 shares at $229.54 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 118,932 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.46% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $217.21, down $12.33, or 5.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Boston Beer go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,952
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 205
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,153

The average volume for Boston Beer has been 72,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Boston Beer has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 8.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. produces and sells alcohol beverages primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, Mexico, and Central and South America. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Boston Beer a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Boston Beer as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Boston Beer Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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