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Yesterday, July 28, 2014, 37 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $55.20 to $184,604,207.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) - FREE Research Report

Szostak M Anne, who is Director at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, sold 2,500 shares at $61.45 on July 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,455 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.93% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.50, up $0.05, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dr Pepper Snapple Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,842

The average volume for Dr Pepper Snapple Group has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a market cap of $12.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 26.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. operates as a brand owner, manufacturer, and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The company operates in three segments: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages, and Latin America Beverages. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group 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 notable return on equity. 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 Dr Pepper Snapple Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Chemed (CHE) - FREE Research Report

Grace Patrick P, who is Director at Chemed, sold 229 shares at $102.02 on July 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,179 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.23% with the 229-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $101.16, down $0.86, or 0.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chemed go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,749
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 28,585

The average volume for Chemed has been 221,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chemed has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 33.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Chemed Corporation provides hospice and palliative care services in the United States. It operates in two segments, VITAS and Roto-Rooter. The company offers its services to patients through a network of physicians, registered nurses, home health aides, social workers, clergy, and volunteers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Chemed a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chemed as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity 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 Chemed Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Schmal Michael R, who is SVP, Beverage Packaging at Graphic Packaging, sold 40,500 shares at $12.19 on July 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Beverage Packaging owned 443,627 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.37% with the 40,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.30, up $0.11, or 0.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 260,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 28.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 49.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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 Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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