Insider Trading Alert - FOSL, LUV And DF Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 22, 2014, 74 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $900.00 to $13,450,865.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Fossil Group (FOSL) - FREE Research Report

Pritchard Jennifer, who is Divisional President at Fossil Group, sold 5,539 shares at $100.00 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Divisional President owned 20,010 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.68% with the 5,539-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $102.52, up $2.52, or 2.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fossil Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,471
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,471
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,471

The average volume for Fossil Group has been 617,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fossil Group has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 14.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Fossil Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the design, development, marketing, and distribution of consumer fashion accessories worldwide. It operates in four segments: North America Wholesale, Europe Wholesale, Asia Pacific Wholesale, and Direct to Consumer. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Fossil Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fossil Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Fossil Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Southwest Airlines (LUV) - FREE Research Report

Kelly Gary C, who is COB, Pres., & CEO at Southwest Airlines, sold 68,595 shares at $31.23 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the COB, Pres., & CEO owned 694,274 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.99% with the 68,595-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.00, up $0.77, or 2.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwest Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 77,991
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 77,991
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 336,114

The average volume for Southwest Airlines has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $21.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 69.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.3. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwest Airlines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, 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 Southwest Airlines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dean Foods (DF) - FREE Research Report

Braun C Shay, who is SVP, Operations & Procurement at Dean Foods, sold 5,000 shares at $16.22 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Operations & Procurement owned 9,065 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.55% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.16, down $0.06, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dean Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,000

The average volume for Dean Foods has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dean Foods has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 6.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Dean Foods Company, a food and beverage company, processes and distributes milk and other fluid dairy products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.1. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Dean Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dean Foods as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Dean Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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