Insider Trading Alert - PF, DPS And CSCO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 25, 2014, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $158.00 to $38,255,692.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Pinnacle Foods (PF) - FREE Research Report

Gamgort Robert James, who is Chief Executive Officer at Pinnacle Foods, sold 150,000 shares at $32.11 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 911,215 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.13% with the 150,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.16, up $1.05, or 3.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pinnacle Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,385
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,805
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 79,516

The average volume for Pinnacle Foods has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pinnacle Foods has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 20.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Pinnacle Foods Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded convenience food products in North America. It operates through three segments: Birds Eye Frozen, Duncan Hines Grocery, and Specialty Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.3. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Pinnacle Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pinnacle Foods as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Pinnacle Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) - FREE Research Report

Young Larry D, who is President & CEO at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, sold 50,000 shares at $73.36 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 200,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.81, down $0.55, or 0.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dr Pepper Snapple Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,990
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 65,437
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,937

The average volume for Dr Pepper Snapple Group has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dr Pepper Snapple Group has a market cap of $14.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 50.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. operates as a brand owner, manufacturer, and distributor of non-alcoholic beverages in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The company operates in three segments: Beverage Concentrates, Packaged Beverages, and Latin America Beverages. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance 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 Dr Pepper Snapple Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cisco Systems (CSCO) - FREE Research Report

Calderoni Frank, who is EVP and CFO at Cisco Systems, sold 150,000 shares at $27.09 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP and CFO owned 457,419 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.69% with the 150,000-share transaction.

Christie Katherine Blair, who is SVP, Chief Marketing Officer at Cisco Systems, sold 25,000 shares at $27.00 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Chief Marketing Officer owned 289,426 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.95% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.37, up $0.37, or 1.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cisco Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 166,806
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 754,820
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 793,627

The average volume for Cisco Systems has been 28.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cisco Systems has a market cap of $138.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 21.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cisco Systems, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells Internet Protocol (IP) based networking products and services related to the communications and information technology industry worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.4. Currently, there are 17 analysts who rate Cisco Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cisco Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Cisco Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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