Insider Trading Alert - DK, COST And EEFT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 11, 2014, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,689.60 to $7,913,130.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Delek US Holdings (DK) - FREE Research Report

Thomas Kent B, who is EVP / General Counsel at Delek US Holdings, sold 3,815 shares at $34.00 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP / General Counsel owned 55,786 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.4% with the 3,815-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.94, down $0.06, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delek US Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,935
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10.6 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13.6 million

The average volume for Delek US Holdings has been 941,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Delek US Holdings has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 3.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Delek US Holdings, Inc. operates as an integrated downstream energy company that operates in petroleum refining, logistics, and convenience store retailing businesses. The company operates in three segments: Refining, Logistics, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Delek US Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delek US Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Delek US Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Costco Wholesale (COST) - FREE Research Report

McKay John D, who is Executive Vice President at Costco Wholesale, sold 12,000 shares at $118.94 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 53,941 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.2% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $119.07, up $0.13, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Costco Wholesale go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,164

The average volume for Costco Wholesale has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Costco Wholesale has a market cap of $52.2 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 0.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Costco Wholesale Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates membership warehouses. The company offers branded and private-label products in a range of merchandise categories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Costco Wholesale a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Costco Wholesale as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Costco Wholesale Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Euronet Worldwide (EEFT) - FREE Research Report

Schmitt Andrew B, who is Director at Euronet Worldwide, sold 10,000 shares at $50.48 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 60,714 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.14% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.40, up $0.92, or 1.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Euronet Worldwide 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: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Euronet Worldwide has been 279,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Euronet Worldwide has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 8.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Euronet Worldwide, Inc. provides payment and transaction processing and distribution solutions to financial institutions, retailers, service providers, and individual consumers worldwide. The company operates in three segments: EFT Processing, epay, and Money Transfer. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Euronet Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Euronet Worldwide 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Euronet Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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