Insider Trading Alert - FWLT, CRL And SAH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 4, 2014, 131 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.01 to $4,200,565.62.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Foster Wheeler (FWLT) - FREE Research Report

Jindal Rakesh K, who is Vice President of Tax at Foster Wheeler, sold 3,200 shares at $33.97 on June 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President of Tax owned 12,447 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.45% with the 3,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.97, down $0.00, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Foster Wheeler go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,782
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,882
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,882

The average volume for Foster Wheeler has been 897,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Foster Wheeler has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 2.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Foster Wheeler AG, through its subsidiaries, operates in engineering and construction, as well as power generating equipment businesses worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.8. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Foster Wheeler a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Foster Wheeler as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Foster Wheeler Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Charles River Laboratories International In (CRL) - FREE Research Report

Chubb Stephen D, who is Director at Charles River Laboratories International In, sold 2,000 shares at $52.93 on June 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,365 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.59% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.77, up $1.84, or 3.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Charles River Laboratories International In go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,840
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,410
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 118,846

The average volume for Charles River Laboratories International In has been 653,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Charles River Laboratories International In has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 2.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides research models and associated services, and outsourced preclinical services to accelerate the drug discovery and development process. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Charles River Laboratories International In a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Charles River Laboratories International In as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Charles River Laboratories International In Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sonic Automotive (SAH) - FREE Research Report

Dyke Jeff, who is EVP of Operations at Sonic Automotive, sold 20,000 shares at $27.00 on June 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP of Operations owned 163,451 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.9% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.76, down $0.24, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sonic Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,727
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,727
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 44,727

The average volume for Sonic Automotive has been 320,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sonic Automotive has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 10.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Sonic Automotive a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sonic Automotive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sonic Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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