Insider Trading Alert - MJN, RSG And IT 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:

Mead Johnson Nutrition (MJN) - FREE Research Report

Golsby Stephen W, who is Director at Mead Johnson Nutrition, sold 10,000 shares at $87.42 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 75,458 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.7% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.20, up $0.78, or 0.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mead Johnson Nutrition go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,559
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,062
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 102,766

The average volume for Mead Johnson Nutrition has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mead Johnson Nutrition has a market cap of $17.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 4.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Mead Johnson Nutrition Company manufactures, distributes, and sells infant formulas, children's nutrition, and other nutritional products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Mead Johnson Nutrition a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mead Johnson Nutrition as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Mead Johnson Nutrition Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 221,382 shares at $36.64 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 89.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.25% with the 221,382-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.84, up $0.20, or 0.55% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 10.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gartner (IT) - FREE Research Report

Sondergaard Peter, who is SVP, Research at Gartner, sold 8,332 shares at $70.38 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Research owned 41,035 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.88% with the 8,332-share transaction.

Dawkins Alwyn, who is SVP, Events at Gartner, sold 1,000 shares at $70.13 on June 16, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Events owned 20,460 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.66% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.17, up $0.04, or 0.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gartner go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 44,002
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,682
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,273

The average volume for Gartner has been 488,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Gartner has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 2.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Gartner, Inc. provides independent and objective research and analysis on the information technology (IT), computer hardware, software, communications, and related technology industries in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Gartner a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gartner as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Gartner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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