Insider Trading Alert - GPS, HCN And LGND Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 1, 2014, 44 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $700.00 to $89,120,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Gap (GPS) - FREE Research Report

Keiser John T., who is EVP Global Product Ops at Gap, sold 18,171 shares at $41.39 on July 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP Global Product Ops owned 11,955 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 60.32% with the 18,171-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.68, up $0.29, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gap go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 520,785
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 582,785
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 582,785

The average volume for Gap has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gap has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 6.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Gap, Inc. operates as an apparel retail company worldwide. It provides apparel, accessories, and personal care products for men, women, and children under the Gap, Banana Republic, Old Navy, Piperlime, Athleta, and Intermix brands. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Gap a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gap 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, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Gap Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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