Insider Trading Alert - BGS, DV And MFRM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 16, 2014, 89 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $412.80 to $140,301,035.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

B&G Foods (BGS) - FREE Research Report

Herbes William F, who is Executive VP of Operations at B&G Foods, sold 25,000 shares at $33.51 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP of Operations owned 18,738 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 57.16% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.73, up $0.22, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for B&G Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 67,900
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 83,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 67,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 83,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 67,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,000

The average volume for B&G Foods has been 337,100 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 0.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 4.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.9. 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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DeVry Education Group (DV) - FREE Research Report

Wiggins Timothy J, who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at DeVry Education Group, sold 1,183 shares at $43.06 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 34,952 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.27% with the 1,183-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.84, up $0.78, or 1.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DeVry Education Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,552
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 114,490

The average volume for DeVry Education Group has been 606,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. DeVry Education Group has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

DeVry Education Group Inc. provides educational services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.0. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate DeVry Education Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DeVry Education Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full DeVry Education Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mattress Firm (MFRM) - FREE Research Report

McAndrews Craig, who is Executive Vice President at Mattress Firm, sold 833 shares at $46.99 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 14,153 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.56% with the 833-share transaction.

Weiss Alexander, who is SVP Finance at Mattress Firm, bought 5,326 shares at $46.70 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP Finance owned 7,771 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 217.83% with the 5,326-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.23, up $1.53, or 3.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattress Firm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,228
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,636
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,635

The average volume for Mattress Firm has been 215,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mattress Firm has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 10.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Mattress Firm Holding Corp., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of mattresses, and related products and accessories in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Mattress Firm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mattress Firm as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Mattress Firm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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