Insider Trading Alert - SAFM, ALGT And CRI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 3, 2015, 102 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $0.88 to $2,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Sanderson Farms (SAFM) - FREE Research Report

Pittman Jones Gail, who is Director at Sanderson Farms, sold 250 shares at $78.00 on June 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,562 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.58% with the 250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.14, down $0.86, or 1.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sanderson Farms go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,685
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,685
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,685

The average volume for Sanderson Farms has been 517,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sanderson Farms has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 7.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Sanderson Farms, Inc., an integrated poultry processing company, produces, processes, markets, and distributes fresh, frozen, and prepared chicken products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.9. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Sanderson Farms a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sanderson Farms 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, notable return on equity, attractive 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 Sanderson Farms Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Allegiant Travel (ALGT) - FREE Research Report

Sheldon Scott, who is Chief Financial Officer at Allegiant Travel, sold 1,200 shares at $159.13 on June 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 6,812 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.98% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $166.30, up $7.17, or 4.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allegiant Travel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 279
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 279
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,218

The average volume for Allegiant Travel has been 166,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Allegiant Travel has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 9.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Allegiant Travel Company, a leisure travel company, focuses on the provision of travel services and products to residents of under-served cities in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Allegiant Travel a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Allegiant Travel as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Allegiant Travel Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carter's (CRI) - FREE Research Report

Eagle Jevin, who is Director at Carter's, sold 2,000 shares at $100.39 on June 3, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,282 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.55% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.20, up $3.81, or 3.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carter's go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,527
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,527
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 28
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,527

The average volume for Carter's has been 611,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carter's has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 19.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Carter's, Inc. and its subsidiaries design, source, and market branded childrenswear under the Carter's, Child of Mine, Just One You, Precious Firsts, OshKosh, and other brands. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Carter's a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carter's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Carter's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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