Insider Trading Alert - SAVE, MCK And XEC 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:

Spirit Airlines (SAVE) - FREE Research Report

Johnson Robert D, who is Director at Spirit Airlines, sold 2,500 shares at $65.28 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,379 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.34% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.88, up $1.60, or 2.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spirit Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,197
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,197
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,197

The average volume for Spirit Airlines has been 890,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spirit Airlines has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 49.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Spirit Airlines, Inc. provides low-fare airline services. It operates approximately 250 daily flights to 50 destinations in the United States, Caribbean, and Latin America. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Spirit Airlines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spirit Airlines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Spirit Airlines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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McKesson (MCK) - FREE Research Report

Jacobs M Christine, who is Director at McKesson, sold 2,619 shares at $189.88 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,619-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $189.92, up $0.04, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for McKesson go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 785
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 44,466
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 44,466

The average volume for McKesson has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. McKesson has a market cap of $44.0 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 18.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

McKesson Corporation delivers pharmaceuticals, medical supplies, and health care information technologies to the healthcare industry in the United States and internationally. The company operates in two segments, McKesson Distribution Solutions and McKesson Technology Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.9. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate McKesson a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates McKesson as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full McKesson Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cimarex Energy (XEC) - FREE Research Report

Robertson Monroe W, who is Director at Cimarex Energy, sold 2,265 shares at $139.68 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14,166 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.78% with the 2,265-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $137.42, down $2.26, or 1.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cimarex Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,516
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,255
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,255

The average volume for Cimarex Energy has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cimarex Energy has a market cap of $12.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 32.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cimarex Energy Co. operates as an independent oil and gas exploration and production company primarily in Texas, Oklahoma, and New Mexico. The company owns interests in 4,160 net productive oil and gas wells. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.46%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate Cimarex Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cimarex Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Cimarex Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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