Insider Trading Alert - SAH, TAP And VNO Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 8, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $579.80 to $30,236,074.44.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sonic Automotive (SAH) - FREE Research Report

Smith O Bruton, who is Chairman and CEO at Sonic Automotive, bought 10,000 shares at $24.20 on Aug. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 300,741 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.44% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.78, up $0.58, or 2.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sonic Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,727

The average volume for Sonic Automotive has been 359,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sonic Automotive has a market cap of $960.4 million and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 0.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Sonic Automotive, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Sonic Automotive a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sonic Automotive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Sonic Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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