Insider Trading Alert - MATW, PACW And ALJ 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:

Matthews International Corporation (MATW) - FREE Research Report

Dunn Brian J, who is Group President, Brand Solutio at Matthews International Corporation, sold 12,234 shares at $45.92 on Aug. 22, 2014. Following this transaction, the Group President, Brand Solutio owned 61,219 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.66% with the 12,234-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.42, up $0.50, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Matthews International Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,200

The average volume for Matthews International Corporation has been 203,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Matthews International Corporation has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 8.66% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Matthews International Corporation operates as a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of memorialization products and solutions for the cemetery and funeral home industries in the United States, Mexico, Canada, Europe, Australia, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Matthews International Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Matthews International Corporation 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, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Matthews International Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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