Insider Trading Alert - PNRA, CSCO And MMS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 19, 2014, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $13,978,760.18.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Panera Bread (PNRA) - FREE Research Report

Wooldridge Mark D., who is Controller at Panera Bread, sold 225 shares at $146.99 on Aug. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Controller owned 1,188 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.92% with the 225-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $150.75, up $3.76, or 2.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Panera Bread go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,737
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,737
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,737

The average volume for Panera Bread has been 538,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Panera Bread has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 15.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Panera Bread Company, together with its subsidiaries, owns, operates, and franchises retail bakery-cafes in the United States and Canada. The company operates in three segments: Bakery-Cafe Operations, Franchise Operations, and Fresh Dough and Other Product Operations. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Panera Bread a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Panera Bread as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Panera Bread Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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