Insider Trading Alert - REX, HBI And GPRE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 13, 2014, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,704.50 to $121,177,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

REX American Resources (REX) - FREE Research Report

Rose Stuart A, who is Cob; Ceo at REX American Resources, sold 18,000 shares at $92.81 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cob; Ceo owned 746,758 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.35% with the 18,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.48, up $3.67, or 3.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for REX American Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 158,646
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 488,033
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 798,726

The average volume for REX American Resources has been 145,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. REX American Resources has a market cap of $758.6 million and is part of the conglomerates sector and conglomerates industry. Shares are up 114.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

REX American Resources Corporation, through its subsidiaries, produces and sells ethanol. The company operates in two segments, Alternative Energy and Real Estate. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate REX American Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates REX American Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full REX American Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hanesbrands (HBI) - FREE Research Report

Noll Richard A, who is Ceo at Hanesbrands, sold 30,000 shares at $98.28 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 437,484 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.42% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $98.29, up $0.01, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanesbrands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,150
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 74,150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 207,150

The average volume for Hanesbrands has been 684,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanesbrands has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 39.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells various basic apparels primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Innerwear, Activewear, Direct to Consumer, and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Hanesbrands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hanesbrands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 Hanesbrands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Green Plains (GPRE) - FREE Research Report

Crowley James F, who is Director at Green Plains, sold 5,000 shares at $42.22 on Aug. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,919 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.82% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.70, up $0.48, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Green Plains go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 46,307
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 65,681
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 105,681

The average volume for Green Plains has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Green Plains has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 118.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Green Plains Inc. produces, markets, and distributes ethanol in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Ethanol Production, Corn Oil Production, Agribusiness, and Marketing and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Green Plains a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Green Plains as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Green Plains Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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