Insider Trading Alert - RL, DDD And SHO Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $96.61 to $8,962,610.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ralph Lauren (RL) - FREE Research Report

Lauren Family, L.L.C., who is 10% Owner at Ralph Lauren, sold 50,000 shares at $179.25 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 50,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $180.93, up $1.68, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ralph Lauren go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 62,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 362,680
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 512,680

The average volume for Ralph Lauren has been 863,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ralph Lauren has a market cap of $11.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 1.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ralph Lauren Corporation designs, markets, and distributes lifestyle products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Licensing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Ralph Lauren a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ralph Lauren 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, reasonable valuation levels, 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 Ralph Lauren Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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3D Systems (DDD) - FREE Research Report

Gregoire Damon Joseph, who is EVP, Mergers & Acquisitions at 3D Systems, sold 45,000 shares at $35.33 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Mergers & Acquisitions owned 204,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.07% with the 45,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.20, up $1.87, or 5.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for 3D Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 31,479
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 52,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 31,479
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,300
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 31,479
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 107,300

The average volume for 3D Systems has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. 3D Systems has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 62.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

3D Systems Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as a provider of 3D printing centric design-to-manufacturing solutions in the United States, Germany, the Asia-Pacific, and other European countries. The company has a P/E ratio of 177.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate 3D Systems a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates 3D Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full 3D Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sunstone Hotel Investors (SHO) - FREE Research Report

Locker Keith, who is Director at Sunstone Hotel Investors, sold 8,000 shares at $15.86 on Nov. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 64,973 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.96% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.74, down $0.12, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sunstone Hotel Investors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,395
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,395
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,395

The average volume for Sunstone Hotel Investors has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Sunstone Hotel Investors has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 17.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Sunstone Hotel Investors, Inc. operates as a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, ownership, asset management, renovation, and sale of luxury, upper upscale, and upscale full-service hotels in the United States. Its portfolio also includes mid-scale hotels. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Sunstone Hotel Investors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sunstone Hotel Investors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Sunstone Hotel Investors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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