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Yesterday, Dec. 9, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $291.00 to $10,017,696.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Dr Pepper Snapple Group (DPS) - FREE Research Report

Sanders Wayne R, who is Director at Dr Pepper Snapple Group, sold 43,146 shares at $71.89 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,652 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 65.57% with the 43,146-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.25, down $0.64, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dr Pepper Snapple Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 54,090
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 115,437
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 117,937

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 $14.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 47.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 2.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Dr Pepper Snapple Group a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 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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Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

Heidt Julia Scripps, who is 10% Owner at Scripps Networks Interactive, sold 100,000 shares at $79.05 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 126,683 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.11% with the 100,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $78.06, down $0.99, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 680,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 680,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.5 million

The average volume for Scripps Networks Interactive has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Scripps Networks Interactive has a market cap of $8.3 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 9.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for television and the Internet markets in the United States and internationally. It delivers content that focuses on specifically defined topics of interest for audiences and advertisers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Scripps Networks Interactive 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, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share 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 Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Capital Southwest Corporation (CSWC) - FREE Research Report

Ligon Samuel B, who is Director at Capital Southwest Corporation, bought 380 shares at $39.00 on Dec. 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,380 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.17% with the 380-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.03, up $0.03, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Capital Southwest Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Capital Southwest Corporation has been 43,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Capital Southwest Corporation has a market cap of $605.5 million and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 11.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Capital Southwest Corporation is a business development company specializing in private equity investments in growth capital, acquisition financings, management buyouts, and minority recapitalizations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.0.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Capital Southwest Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Capital Southwest Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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