Insider Trading Alert - JACK, APC And CST Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 14, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $95.00 to $17,134,950.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Jack In The Box (JACK) - FREE Research Report

Myers James M, who is Director at Jack In The Box, sold 2,800 shares at $61.16 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,629 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.63% with the 2,800-share transaction.

Guilbault Keith M, who is Svp - Chief Marketing Officer at Jack In The Box, sold 473 shares at $61.18 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp - Chief Marketing Officer owned 9,848 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.58% with the 473-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.46, down $0.72, or 1.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Jack In The Box go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,186

The average volume for Jack In The Box has been 419,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Jack In The Box has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 21.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Jack in the Box Inc., a restaurant company, operates and franchises Jack in the Box quick-service restaurants and Qdoba Mexican Grill fast-casual restaurants in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Jack In The Box a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Jack In The Box 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, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. 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 Jack In The Box Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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