Insider Trading Alert - JNJ, EL And GPI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 11, 2014, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,090.00 to $13,718,587.33.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) - FREE Research Report

Cullen James, who is Director at Johnson & Johnson, sold 2,446 shares at $104.12 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,489 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 62.16% with the 2,446-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.06, down $0.06, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Johnson & Johnson go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,824
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,824
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,824

The average volume for Johnson & Johnson has been 6.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Johnson & Johnson has a market cap of $296.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 14.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Johnson & Johnson, together with its subsidiaries, is engaged in the research and development, manufacture, and sale of various products in the health care field worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Consumer, Pharmaceutical, and Medical Devices and Diagnostics. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Johnson & Johnson a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Johnson & Johnson as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Johnson & Johnson Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Estee Lauder Cos (EL) - FREE Research Report

Moss Sara E, who is Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel at Estee Lauder Cos, sold 5,900 shares at $75.03 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel owned 73,477 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.43% with the 5,900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.81, down $0.22, or 0.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Estee Lauder Cos go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 107,403
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 107,403
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 135,903

The average volume for Estee Lauder Cos has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Estee Lauder Cos has a market cap of $17.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 0.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Estee Lauder Cos a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Estee Lauder Cos 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 compelling growth in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Estee Lauder Cos Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Group 1 Automotive (GPI) - FREE Research Report

Burman Darryl M, who is VP & General Counsel at Group 1 Automotive, sold 4,000 shares at $76.48 on Sept. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & General Counsel owned 67,565 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.59% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.14, down $1.34, or 1.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Group 1 Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,527
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,527
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,527

The average volume for Group 1 Automotive has been 377,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Group 1 Automotive has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 6.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Group 1 Automotive, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates in the automotive retail industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Group 1 Automotive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Group 1 Automotive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Group 1 Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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