Insider Trading Alert - IFF, AMBA And GBX Traded By Insiders

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Friday, July 11, 2014, 24 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $871.00 to $24,208,353.95.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) - FREE Research Report

O'Leary Richard, who is Controller at International Flavors & Fragrances, sold 1,523 shares at $103.51 on July 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Controller owned 23,079 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.19% with the 1,523-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.36, up $0.85, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Flavors & Fragrances go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,919

The average volume for International Flavors & Fragrances has been 363,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. International Flavors & Fragrances has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 21.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates, manufactures, and supplies flavors and fragrances for use in various consumer products worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Flavors and Fragrances. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate International Flavors & Fragrances a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Flavors & Fragrances as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full International Flavors & Fragrances Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ambarella (AMBA) - FREE Research Report

LeGall Didier, who is Executive Vice President at Ambarella, sold 15,000 shares at $30.80 on July 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 61,187 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.69% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.46, up $0.66, or 2.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ambarella go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 72,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 335,291

The average volume for Ambarella has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ambarella has a market cap of $901.0 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 9.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ambarella, Inc. develops semiconductor processing solutions for video that enable high-definition (HD) video capture, sharing, and display worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Ambarella a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ambarella as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full Ambarella Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Greenbrier Companies (GBX) - FREE Research Report

Sharp James T, who is Pres Greenbrier Leasing Co at Greenbrier Companies, sold 4,000 shares at $65.51 on July 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres Greenbrier Leasing Co owned 18,952 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.43% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.84, up $0.33, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Greenbrier Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,108
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,721

The average volume for Greenbrier Companies has been 640,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Greenbrier Companies has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 97.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets railroad freight car equipment in North America and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Greenbrier Companies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Greenbrier Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Greenbrier Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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