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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Anadarko Petroleum (APC) - FREE Research Report

Gordon John R, who is Director at Anadarko Petroleum, sold 20,000 shares at $106.11 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 147,022 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.97% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $107.52, up $1.41, or 1.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Anadarko Petroleum go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,082
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,082
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,082

The average volume for Anadarko Petroleum has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Anadarko Petroleum has a market cap of $53.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 34.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is engaged in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of oil and gas properties. It operates through three segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production; Midstream; and Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Anadarko Petroleum a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Anadarko Petroleum as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Anadarko Petroleum Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CST Brands (CST) - FREE Research Report

Moll William G, who is Director at CST Brands, bought 1,000 shares at $34.89 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,234 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 12.14% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.64, down $0.25, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CST Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million

The average volume for CST Brands has been 577,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. CST Brands has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 6.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CST Brands, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an independent retailer of motor fuel and convenience merchandise items in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates CST Brands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CST Brands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, unimpressive growth in net income and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full CST Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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