Insider Trading Alert - ULTA, RSG And THS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 18, 2014, 46 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $312.00 to $18,945,831.38.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances (ULTA) - FREE Research Report

Dillon Mary, who is Ceo at Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances, bought 4,000 shares at $118.87 on Sept. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 40,916 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.84% with the 4,000-share transaction.

Eck Dennis K, who is Director at Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances, bought 16,000 shares at $119.69 on Sept. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 502,297 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.29% with the 16,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $118.50, down $1.19, or 1.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 155
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 155
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 155

The average volume for Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances has been 892,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances has a market cap of $7.4 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 20.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ULTA Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. operates specialty retail stores in the United States. Its stores offer an assortment of branded and private label beauty products in cosmetics, fragrance, haircare, skincare, bath and body products, and salon styling tools. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.6. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances as a buy. 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ulta Salon Cosmetics & Fragrances Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 2,641 shares at $39.09 on Sept. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 102.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0% with the 2,641-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.25, up $0.16, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2.4 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 13.3 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 18.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Treehouse Foods (THS) - FREE Research Report

Walsh Harry J, who is Executive Vice President at Treehouse Foods, sold 100 shares at $80.00 on Sept. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 143,704 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.52, down $0.48, or 0.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Treehouse Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,717
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,717
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,717

The average volume for Treehouse Foods has been 279,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Treehouse Foods has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 15.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TreeHouse Foods, Inc. operates as a food manufacturer in the United States and Canada. It operates in North American Retail Grocery, Food Away From Home, and Industrial and Export segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Treehouse Foods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Treehouse Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Treehouse Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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