Insider Trading Alert - ALG, MATX And SNI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 14, 2015, 102 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $67.14 to $168,133,945.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Alamo Group (ALG) - FREE Research Report

Baty Roderick R, who is Director at Alamo Group, bought 2,000 shares at $52.84 on May 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,204 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 19.6% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.81, down $0.03, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alamo Group 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: 29,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,300

The average volume for Alamo Group has been 53,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alamo Group has a market cap of $597.8 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 8.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Alamo Group Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells agricultural equipment and infrastructure maintenance equipment for governmental and industrial use primarily in the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Canada, and Australia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Alamo Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alamo Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust 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 increase in net income. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Alamo Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Matson (MATX) - FREE Research Report

Baird W Blake, who is Director at Matson, sold 1,299 shares at $42.47 on May 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,167 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.67% with the 1,299-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.97, up $0.50, or 1.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Matson go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,535
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,490
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,490

The average volume for Matson has been 225,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Matson has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 23.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Matson, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an ocean freight carrier in the Pacific. It operates in two segments, Ocean Transportation and Logistics. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Matson a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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Scripps Networks Interactive (SNI) - FREE Research Report

McCabe Charles Kyne, who is 10% Owner at Scripps Networks Interactive, bought 15,000 shares at $66.06 on May 14, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.7 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.92% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.35, up $0.29, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Scripps Networks Interactive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 789,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2.1 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 789,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.3 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1.5 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.8 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 $6.3 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 11.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. develops lifestyle-oriented content for linear and interactive video platforms in the United States, the United Kingdom and other European markets, the Middle East and Africa, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.38%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Scripps Networks Interactive a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 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 growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Scripps Networks Interactive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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