Insider Trading Alert - WFM, BXP And PDCE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 15, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $30,330,507.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Whole Foods Market (WFM) - FREE Research Report

Tindell William A, who is Director at Whole Foods Market, bought 13,256 shares at $39.41 on May 15, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 66,750 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.78% with the 13,256-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.57, down $0.84, or 2.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Whole Foods Market go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,113

The average volume for Whole Foods Market has been 5.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Whole Foods Market has a market cap of $14.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 32.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Whole Foods Market, Inc. operates as a retailer of natural and organic foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Whole Foods Market a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Whole Foods Market 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 and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Whole Foods Market Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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