Insider Trading Alert - CMI, CRK And CHD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 10, 2014, 94 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $418.41 to $20,729,358.41.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cummins (CMI) - FREE Research Report

Herman Alexis M, who is Director at Cummins, sold 999 shares at $146.24 on Nov. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 27,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.49% with the 999-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $146.53, up $0.29, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cummins go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,147

The average volume for Cummins has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cummins has a market cap of $26.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 3.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cummins Inc. designs, manufactures, distributes, and services diesel and natural gas engines, and engine-related component products. It operates in four segments: Engine, Components, Power Generation, and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Cummins a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cummins 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, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Cummins Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Comstock Resources (CRK) - FREE Research Report

Singer Richard Darius, who is VP of Financial Reporting at Comstock Resources, bought 4,000 shares at $11.34 on Nov. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Financial Reporting owned 57,691 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.45% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.37, up $0.03, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Comstock Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 27,640
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 27,640
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 27,890
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,820

The average volume for Comstock Resources has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Comstock Resources has a market cap of $547.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 38.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Comstock Resources, Inc., an independent energy company, acquires, develops, explores, and produces oil and natural gas properties in the United States. Its oil and gas operations are primarily located in East Texas/North Louisiana and South Texas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.37%. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Comstock Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Comstock Resources as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Comstock Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Church & Dwight Company (CHD) - FREE Research Report

Siracusa Paul A, who is Executive V.P., Global R&D at Church & Dwight Company, sold 1,094 shares at $73.33 on Nov. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive V.P., Global R&D owned 640 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 63.11% with the 1,094-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.87, up $0.54, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Church & Dwight Company go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,718

The average volume for Church & Dwight Company has been 658,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Church & Dwight Company has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 10.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Church & Dwight Co., Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets a range of household, personal care, and specialty products under various brand names in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.4. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Church & Dwight Company a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Church & Dwight Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Church & Dwight Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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