Insider Trading Alert - HBI, AKS And CME Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 17, 2014, 106 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $573.98 to $39,999,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Hanesbrands (HBI) - FREE Research Report

Noll Richard A, who is Ceo at Hanesbrands, sold 45,000 shares at $109.43 on Nov. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 520,967 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.95% with the 45,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $110.59, up $1.16, or 1.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanesbrands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,630
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 95,130
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 199,280

The average volume for Hanesbrands has been 828,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanesbrands has a market cap of $11.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 56.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, designs, manufactures, sources, and sells various basic apparels primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Innerwear, Activewear, Direct to Consumer, and International. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Hanesbrands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hanesbrands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Hanesbrands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AK Steel (AKS) - FREE Research Report

Michael Ralph S Iii, who is Director at AK Steel, bought 10,000 shares at $6.25 on Nov. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 96,771 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.52% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.47, up $0.22, or 3.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AK Steel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 230,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 230,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 255,000

The average volume for AK Steel has been 14.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AK Steel has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 21.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AK Steel Holding Corporation, through its subsidiary, AK Steel Corporation, produces flat-rolled carbon, stainless and electrical steel, and tubular products in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate AK Steel a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AK Steel as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been poor profit margins. Get the full AK Steel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CME Group (CME) - FREE Research Report

Gepsman Martin J, who is Director at CME Group, sold 500 shares at $84.78 on Nov. 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 42,663 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.16% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.23, down $0.55, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CME Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,920
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 350
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,320
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 350
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,487

The average volume for CME Group has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CME Group has a market cap of $28.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 7.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CME Group Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates contract markets for the trading of futures and options on futures contracts worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.22%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate CME Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CME Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full CME Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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