Insider Trading Alert - SPB, SHOR And DUK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 26, 2014, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $187.00 to $173,041,515.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) - FREE Research Report

Matthews Norman S, who is Director at Spectrum Brands Holdings, sold 12,000 shares at $90.61 on Nov. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,014 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.69% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.99, down $0.62, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectrum Brands Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 77,968
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 127,968

The average volume for Spectrum Brands Holdings has been 219,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectrum Brands Holdings has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 27.21% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Spectrum Brands Holdings, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a consumer products company worldwide. The company operates through Global Batteries & Appliances, Global Pet Supplies, Home and Garden Business, and Hardware & Home Improvement segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Spectrum Brands Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectrum Brands Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Spectrum Brands Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ShoreTel (SHOR) - FREE Research Report

Denman Kenneth D, who is Director at ShoreTel, sold 10,000 shares at $7.67 on Nov. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 94,410 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.58% with the 10,000-share transaction.

Historical insider transactions for ShoreTel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for ShoreTel has been 524,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. ShoreTel has a market cap of $491.3 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 17.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ShoreTel, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides business communication solutions in the United States and internationally. It offers integrated voice, video, data, and mobile applications based on Internet protocol technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of 777.0. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate ShoreTel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ShoreTel as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, revenue growth and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full ShoreTel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Duke Energy Corporation (DUK) - FREE Research Report

Jamil Dhiaa M., who is EVP&Pres Regulated Generation at Duke Energy Corporation, sold 5,000 shares at $79.07 on Nov. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP&Pres Regulated Generation owned 34,147 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.77% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.69, up $0.62, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Duke Energy Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,622
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,622
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,969

The average volume for Duke Energy Corporation has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Duke Energy Corporation has a market cap of $55.9 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 14.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Duke Energy Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company in the United States and Latin America. It operates through three segments: Regulated Utilities, International Energy, and Commercial Power. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Duke Energy Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Duke Energy Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Duke Energy Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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