Insider Trading Alert - BRCD, ENR And PBCT 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:

Brocade Communications Systems (BRCD) - FREE Research Report

Carney Lloyd, who is Chief Executive Officer at Brocade Communications Systems, sold 6,445 shares at $9.25 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 43,046 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.02% with the 6,445-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.20, down $0.05, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brocade Communications Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,711
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,711
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,711

The average volume for Brocade Communications Systems has been 5.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Brocade Communications Systems has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 4.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. provides Internet protocol based networking solutions and storage area networking (SAN) solutions to businesses and organizations worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Brocade Communications Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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

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Energizer Holdings (ENR) - FREE Research Report

Sescleifer Daniel J, who is Executive Vice President & Cfo at Energizer Holdings, sold 5,910 shares at $115.70 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & Cfo owned 2,594 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 69.5% with the 5,910-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $116.29, up $0.59, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Energizer Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 530
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,317
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 530
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,717
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 530
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,417

The average volume for Energizer Holdings has been 466,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Energizer Holdings has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 7.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Energizer Holdings, Inc. manufactures and sells primary batteries, portable lighting, and personal care products worldwide. It offers household and specialty batteries, including carbon zinc, alkaline, rechargeable, and lithium batteries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Energizer Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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People's United Financial (PBCT) - FREE Research Report

Trautmann Robert E, who is Sr Ex VP, Gen Cnsl & Secretary at People's United Financial, sold 15,000 shares at $14.47 on Aug. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr Ex VP, Gen Cnsl & Secretary owned 93,332 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.85% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.57, up $0.10, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for People's United Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,400
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 44,803
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 44,803
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48,803

The average volume for People's United Financial has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. People's United Financial has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 3.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

People's United Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for People's United Bank that provides commercial banking, retail and business banking, and wealth management services to individual, corporate, and municipal customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate People's United Financial a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates People's United Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full People's United Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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