Insider Trading Alert - MFRM, SIG And CRM Traded By Insiders

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Friday, July 25, 2014, 34 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $800.00 to $14,310,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mattress Firm (MFRM) - FREE Research Report

Murphy Kenneth E. III, who is Executive Vice President at Mattress Firm, sold 2,500 shares at $48.00 on July 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 41,749 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.65% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.68, up $0.68, or 1.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mattress Firm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,326
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,380
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,326
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,516
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,326
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 65,015

The average volume for Mattress Firm has been 204,100 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 11.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 34.1. 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 increase in stock price during the past year. 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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Signet Jewelers (SIG) - FREE Research Report

Plaskett Thomas G, who is Director at Signet Jewelers, sold 450 shares at $106.50 on July 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,347 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.26% with the 450-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $105.56, down $0.94, or 0.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Signet Jewelers go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,891
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,891
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,951

The average volume for Signet Jewelers has been 845,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Signet Jewelers has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 34.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Signet Jewelers Limited is engaged in the retail sale of jewelry and watches in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Republic of Ireland, and the Channel Islands. The company operates through US and UK divisions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Signet Jewelers a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Signet Jewelers 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Signet Jewelers Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Salesforce.com (CRM) - FREE Research Report

Benioff Marc, who is Chairman of the Board & CEO at Salesforce.com, sold 60,000 shares at $54.08 on July 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board & CEO owned 40.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.15% with the 60,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.55, up $0.47, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Salesforce.com go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 320,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 749,481
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 757,863

The average volume for Salesforce.com has been 6.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $33.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 0.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Currently, there are 24 analysts who rate Salesforce.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Salesforce.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Salesforce.com Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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