Insider Trading Alert - BHI, MAS And SBH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 19, 2014, 116 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $270.00 to $10,493,197.62.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Baker Hughes (BHI) - FREE Research Report

Craighead Martin S, who is Chairman & CEO at Baker Hughes, sold 8,000 shares at $66.01 on Nov. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 128,388 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.87% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.22, down $1.79, or 2.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Baker Hughes go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,931
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 84,040

The average volume for Baker Hughes has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Baker Hughes has a market cap of $27.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 14.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Baker Hughes Incorporated supplies oilfield services, products, technology, and systems to the oil and natural gas industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Baker Hughes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Baker Hughes 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Baker Hughes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Masco (MAS) - FREE Research Report

Manoogian Richard A, who is Director at Masco, sold 200,000 shares at $23.34 on Nov. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.12% with the 200,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.80, up $0.46, or 1.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Masco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 307,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 307,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 307,500

The average volume for Masco has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Masco has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 2.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Masco Corporation manufactures, distributes, and installs home improvement and building products in North America and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Masco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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

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Sally Beauty Holdings (SBH) - FREE Research Report

Mcmaster Robert R, who is Director at Sally Beauty Holdings, sold 9,055 shares at $30.14 on Nov. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,130 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.49% with the 9,055-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.05, up $0.91, or 2.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sally Beauty Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,367
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,367
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,288

The average volume for Sally Beauty Holdings has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sally Beauty Holdings has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer and distributor of professional beauty supplies primarily in North America, South America, and Europe. The company operates in two segments, Sally Beauty Supply and Beauty Systems Group. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Sally Beauty Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sally Beauty Holdings 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, growth in earnings per share and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Sally Beauty Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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