Insider Trading Alert - PF, GSAT And UVV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 18, 2014, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $81.56 to $73,500,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pinnacle Foods (PF) - FREE Research Report

Boever Christopher J., who is EVP, Chief Customer Officer at Pinnacle Foods, sold 5,000 shares at $31.55 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Customer Officer owned 60,989 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.58% with the 5,000-share transaction.

Misericordia Lynne M., who is SVP, Treas., Ass't Sec. at Pinnacle Foods, sold 2,500 shares at $31.49 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Treas., Ass't Sec. owned 115,370 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.12% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.24, up $0.75, or 2.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pinnacle Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,385
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,211
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,516

The average volume for Pinnacle Foods has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pinnacle Foods has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 17.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Pinnacle Foods Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded convenience food products in North America. It operates through three segments: Birds Eye Frozen, Duncan Hines Grocery, and Specialty Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Pinnacle Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pinnacle Foods as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Pinnacle Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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