Insider Trading Alert - ITW, XLNX And SF Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 23, 2014, 39 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.00 to $78,529,267.63.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Illinois Tool Works (ITW) - FREE Research Report

Griffith James W, who is Director at Illinois Tool Works, bought 750 shares at $88.50 on Sept. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,611 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10.93% with the 750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.20, down $2.30, or 2.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Illinois Tool Works go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,400
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,400

The average volume for Illinois Tool Works has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Illinois Tool Works has a market cap of $34.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 3.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Illinois Tool Works Inc. produces and sells engineered fasteners and components, equipment and consumable systems, and specialty products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.7. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Illinois Tool Works a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Illinois Tool Works 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, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Illinois Tool Works Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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