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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Molson Coors Brewing (TAP) - FREE Research Report

Anand Krishnan, who is Pres & CEO Molson Coors Int'l at Molson Coors Brewing, sold 2,500 shares at $70.00 on Aug. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres & CEO Molson Coors Int'l owned 39,609 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.94% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.97, up $1.97, or 2.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Molson Coors Brewing go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 106,039

The average volume for Molson Coors Brewing has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Molson Coors Brewing has a market cap of $11.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 26.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Molson Coors Brewing Company manufactures and sells beer and other beverage products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Molson Coors Brewing a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Molson Coors Brewing as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Molson Coors Brewing Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vornado Realty (VNO) - FREE Research Report

Minutoli Robert, who is EVP - Retail at Vornado Realty, bought 1,000 shares at $105.19 on Aug. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Retail owned 6,035 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 19.86% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $105.71, up $0.52, or 0.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vornado Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Vornado Realty has been 714,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vornado Realty has a market cap of $19.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 17.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Vornado Realty Trust is a publicly owned real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It makes investments in commercial real estate properties to create its portfolio. The firm was formerly known as Vornado Inc. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 1486.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Vornado Realty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vornado Realty as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Vornado Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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