Insider Trading Alert - CDW, ATRO And BMS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 10, 2014, 87 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $485.14 to $187,394,342.10.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CDW (CDW) - FREE Research Report

Eckrote Douglas E, who is See Remarks at CDW, sold 75,699 shares at $31.95 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Remarks owned 428,964 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15% with the 75,699-share transaction.

Rother Christina V., who is See Remarks at CDW, sold 29,364 shares at $31.95 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Remarks owned 264,284 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10% with the 29,364-share transaction.

Troka Matthew A., who is See Remarks at CDW, sold 35,402 shares at $31.95 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the See Remarks owned 161,999 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.93% with the 35,402-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.29, down $0.66, or 2.11% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for CDW has been 700,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. CDW has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 34.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

CDW Corporation provides information technology (IT) solutions in the United States and Canada. The company operates in two segments, Corporate and Public. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate CDW a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CDW as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full CDW Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Astronics (ATRO) - FREE Research Report

Burney David C, who is Vp-Finance, Cfo at Astronics, sold 4,000 shares at $54.30 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vp-Finance, Cfo owned 24,448 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.06% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.46, up $0.16, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Astronics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,734
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,734

The average volume for Astronics has been 182,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Astronics has a market cap of $755.1 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 5.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Astronics Corporation, through its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures products for the aerospace and defense industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Aerospace and Test Systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Astronics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Astronics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Astronics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Bemis (BMS) - FREE Research Report

Floto Ronald J, who is Director at Bemis, bought 2,000 shares at $39.84 on Sept. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,796 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 22.74% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.85, up $0.01, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Bemis go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,941
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,941
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,941

The average volume for Bemis has been 556,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Bemis has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 3.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Bemis Company, Inc. manufactures and sells packaging products and pressure sensitive materials in North America, Latin America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in three segments: U.S. Packaging, Global Packaging, and Pressure Sensitive Materials. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.71%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Bemis a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bemis 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Bemis Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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