Insider Trading Alert - BGS, BZH And WDAY Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 12, 2014, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $24,196,620.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

B&G Foods (BGS) - FREE Research Report

Lerner Scott E, who is EVP & General Counsel at B&G Foods, sold 28,000 shares at $34.03 on June 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & General Counsel owned 50,989 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.45% with the 28,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.43, down $0.60, or 1.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for B&G Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 67,900
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 67,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 67,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,000

The average volume for B&G Foods has been 341,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. B&G Foods has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 0.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

B&G Foods, Inc. manufactures, sells, and distributes shelf-stable food and household products in the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.7. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates B&G Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates B&G Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations 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 B&G Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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