Insider Trading Alert - SPB, AMTD And LNC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 2, 2014, 70 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $290.00 to $8,010,680.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) - FREE Research Report

Genito Anthony L, who is EVP, CFO and CAO at Spectrum Brands Holdings, sold 6,885 shares at $87.00 on Sept. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, CFO and CAO owned 42,605 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.91% with the 6,885-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.02, down $0.98, or 1.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectrum Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 43,115
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 93,115
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 56,180
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 123,115

The average volume for Spectrum Brands Holdings has been 254,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectrum Brands Holdings has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 23.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer products company worldwide. The company operates through Global Batteries & Appliances, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden Business, and Hardware & Home Improvement segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Spectrum Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectrum Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Spectrum Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TD Ameritrade (AMTD) - FREE Research Report

Marlene M. Ricketts 1994 Dynasty Trust, who is 10% Owner at TD Ameritrade, sold 162,700 shares at $33.07 on Sept. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 6.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.63% with the 162,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.94, down $0.13, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TD Ameritrade go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.2 million

The average volume for TD Ameritrade has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TD Ameritrade has a market cap of $18.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 7.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.45%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate TD Ameritrade a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TD Ameritrade as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full TD Ameritrade Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lincoln National (LNC) - FREE Research Report

Ciongoli Adam G., who is EVP & General Counsel at Lincoln National, sold 7,000 shares at $55.01 on Sept. 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & General Counsel owned 78,650 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.17% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.26, up $0.25, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lincoln National go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,455
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,455
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,455

The average volume for Lincoln National has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lincoln National has a market cap of $14.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 7.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Lincoln National Corporation, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in multiple insurance and retirement businesses in the United States. The company operates in Annuities, Retirement Plan Services, Life Insurance, and Group Protection segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Lincoln National a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lincoln National as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Lincoln National Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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