Insider Trading Alert - GCO, N And HRL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 12, 2014, 103 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $33.00 to $9,071,220.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Genesco (GCO) - FREE Research Report

Dennis Robert J, who is Chairman, President & CEO at Genesco, sold 10,000 shares at $72.48 on Dec. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President & CEO owned 178,243 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.31% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.19, down $0.29, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Genesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,617
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,617
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,801

The average volume for Genesco has been 146,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Genesco has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 1.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Genesco Inc. is engaged in the retail and wholesale of footwear, apparel, and accessories. The company operates in five segments: Journeys Group, Schuh Group, Lids Sports Group, Johnston & Murphy Group, and Licensed Brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Genesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Genesco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Genesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NetSuite (N) - FREE Research Report

Solomon Douglas P., who is SVP, General Counsel & Sec at NetSuite, sold 300 shares at $102.99 on Dec. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel & Sec owned 18,895 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.56% with the 300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $103.89, up $0.90, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NetSuite go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 36,305
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,116
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 79,310

The average volume for NetSuite has been 489,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. NetSuite has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

NetSuite Inc. provides cloud-based financials/enterprise resource planning (ERP) and omnichannel commerce software suites in the United States and internationally. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate NetSuite a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NetSuite as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally high debt management risk and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full NetSuite Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hormel Foods (HRL) - FREE Research Report

Pippins Dakota A, who is Director at Hormel Foods, sold 1,646 shares at $51.25 on Dec. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 47,962 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.32% with the 1,646-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.96, down $0.29, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hormel Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 978
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 978
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,178

The average volume for Hormel Foods has been 812,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hormel Foods has a market cap of $13.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 14.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Hormel Foods Corporation produces and markets various meat and food products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in five segments: Grocery Products, Refrigerated Foods, Jennie-O Turkey Store, Specialty Foods, and International & Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.1. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Hormel Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hormel Foods 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Hormel Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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