Insider Trading Alert - LNG, PIR And GBX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 17, 2014, 37 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $235.22 to $1,776,955.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Teague R Keith, who is Executive VP - Asset Group at Cheniere Energy, sold 25,000 shares at $71.08 on July 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive VP - Asset Group owned 951,591 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.56% with the 25,000-share transaction.

Rayford Greg W., who is Sr. VP and General Counsel at Cheniere Energy, sold 12,000 shares at $71.28 on July 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP and General Counsel owned 866,406 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.37% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.66, down $0.62, or 0.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 159,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 432,500

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 63.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, is engaged in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pier 1 Imports (PIR) - FREE Research Report

Babrowski Claire H, who is Director at Pier 1 Imports, bought 2,600 shares at $15.56 on July 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,909 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 31.29% with the 2,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.53, down $0.03, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pier 1 Imports go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,000

The average volume for Pier 1 Imports has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pier 1 Imports has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 33.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Pier 1 Imports, Inc. is engaged in the retail sale of decorative home furnishings, furniture, gifts, and related products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Pier 1 Imports a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pier 1 Imports as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Pier 1 Imports Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Greenbrier Companies (GBX) - FREE Research Report

Glenn William, who is Svp & Cco at Greenbrier Companies, sold 12,000 shares at $65.61 on July 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cco owned 14,629 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 45.06% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.05, down $0.56, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Greenbrier Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,338
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,446
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 61,059

The average volume for Greenbrier Companies has been 649,400 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 96.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 0.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. 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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