Insider Trading Alert - RSG, TGT And RTN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 29, 2014, 29 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $227.00 to $159,773,864.80.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 197,301 shares at $39.05 on Sept. 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 106.7 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.19% with the 197,301-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.75, down $0.30, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4.3 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 13.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 16.9 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.7 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 16.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 2.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. 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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Target (TGT) - FREE Research Report

Baer Timothy R, who is Executive Officer at Target, sold 13,086 shares at $63.07 on Sept. 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Officer owned 36,835 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.21% with the 13,086-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.90, down $0.17, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Target go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,294
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,042
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,042

The average volume for Target has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Target has a market cap of $40.0 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 0.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Target Corporation operates general merchandise stores in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Target a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Target 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 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 Target Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Raytheon (RTN) - FREE Research Report

Stephens Jay B, who is Sr. VP, GC & Secretary at Raytheon, sold 20,000 shares at $100.65 on Sept. 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, GC & Secretary owned 59,961 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.01% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $101.45, up $0.80, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raytheon go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 110,529
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 111,529
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 220,029

The average volume for Raytheon has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Raytheon has a market cap of $31.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 11.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Raytheon Company develops integrated products, services, and solutions in the areas of sensing; effects; command, control, communications, and intelligence; mission support; and cyber and information security worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Raytheon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raytheon as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Raytheon Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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