Insider Trading Alert - LNG, HSY And BWLD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 21, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $747.00 to $81,857,601.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Kilpatrick David B, who is Director at Cheniere Energy, sold 20,000 shares at $73.20 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 134,980 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.9% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.38, up $2.18, or 2.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 121,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 255,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 433,500

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $17.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 74.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, is engaged in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hershey (HSY) - FREE Research Report

McConville Richard M, who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Hershey, sold 593 shares at $92.00 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 1,239 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.37% with the 593-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.85, down $0.15, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hershey go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,450
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,668
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,668

The average volume for Hershey has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hershey has a market cap of $14.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 5.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, distributes, and sells chocolate and sugar confectionery products, pantry items, and gum and mint refreshment products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Hershey a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hershey as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Hershey Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Buffalo Wild Wings (BWLD) - FREE Research Report

Patterson Lee R., who is Sr. VP, Information Technology at Buffalo Wild Wings, sold 525 shares at $144.42 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Information Technology owned 3,520 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.98% with the 525-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $143.89, down $0.53, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Buffalo Wild Wings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,450
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,950
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,225

The average volume for Buffalo Wild Wings has been 482,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Buffalo Wild Wings has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 2.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Buffalo Wild Wings, Inc. owns, operates, and franchises restaurants primarily in the United States. It offers chicken and various food and beverage items, as well as serves bottled beers, wines, and liquor. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.1. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Buffalo Wild Wings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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