Insider Trading Alert - BOBE, GWRE And KS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 9, 2014, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $46.83 to $226,304,343.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Bob Evans Farms (BOBE) - FREE Research Report

Hood Mark E, who is Cfo at Bob Evans Farms, bought 3,500 shares at $44.43 on Sept. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 3,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 3,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.51, up $0.08, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bob Evans Farms go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 19,656
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,670
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 19,656
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,670
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 19,656
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,670

The average volume for Bob Evans Farms has been 494,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bob Evans Farms has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 11.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Bob Evans Farms, Inc. operates as a full-service restaurant company in the United States. The company conducts its operations through Bob Evans Restaurants and BEF Foods segments. As of April 25, 2014, it owned and operated 561 Bob Evans Restaurants and licensed 2 Bob Evans Express locations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 54.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Bob Evans Farms a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bob Evans Farms as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its reasonable valuation levels, considering its current price compared to earnings, book value and other measures. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Bob Evans Farms Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Weatherford Clifton Thomas, who is Director at Guidewire Software, sold 9,584 shares at $45.17 on Sept. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 32,638 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.7% with the 9,584-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.37, up $0.20, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 126,992
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 257,992

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 582,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 7.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides system software to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 73.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Guidewire Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guidewire Software as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Guidewire Software Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KapStone Paper And Packaging (KS) - FREE Research Report

Kaplan Matthew S, who is President & COO at KapStone Paper And Packaging, sold 350,000 shares at $32.10 on Sept. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & COO owned 3.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.26% with the 350,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.61, down $1.49, or 4.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KapStone Paper And Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 79,075
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 101,825

The average volume for KapStone Paper And Packaging has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KapStone Paper And Packaging has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 11.56% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation produces and sells containerboard, corrugated products, and specialty paper products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate KapStone Paper And Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KapStone Paper And Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, 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 KapStone Paper And Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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