Insider Trading Alert - KAI, CBRL And K Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 23, 2014, 73 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $62.51 to $8,984,875.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Kadant (KAI) - FREE Research Report

Langevin Eric T, who is Executive Vice President, Coo at Kadant, sold 2,500 shares at $40.00 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President, Coo owned 31,987 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.25% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.28, up $3.28, or 7.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kadant go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,850
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,196

The average volume for Kadant has been 35,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kadant has a market cap of $460.8 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kadant Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets a range of equipment and products for the papermaking, and paper recycling and processing industries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.7. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Kadant a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kadant 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Kadant Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cracker Barrel Old Country Store (CBRL) - FREE Research Report

Bradford James W, who is Director at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, sold 0 shares at $136.48 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,028 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.01% with the 0-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $137.70, up $1.22, or 0.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,961
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,961
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,685

The average volume for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has been 231,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 23.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store, Inc. develops and operates the Cracker Barrel Old Country Store concept in the United States. The company's Cracker Barrel stores consist of a restaurant with a gift shop. Its restaurants provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Cracker Barrel Old Country Store a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cracker Barrel Old Country Store as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and reasonable valuation levels. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Cracker Barrel Old Country Store Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kellogg (K) - FREE Research Report

Kellogg W K Foundation Trust, who is 10% Owner at Kellogg, sold 2,700 shares at $67.00 on Dec. 23, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 71.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0% with the 2,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.24, up $0.24, or 0.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kellogg go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 279,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 670,038
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Kellogg has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kellogg has a market cap of $23.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 9.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kellogg Company, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets ready-to-eat cereal and convenience food products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The company operates through U.S. Morning Foods, U.S. Snacks, U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Kellogg a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kellogg as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Kellogg Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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