Insider Trading Alert - GPK, HPQ And BCRX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 9, 2015, 89 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $352.00 to $81,483,250.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Yost Joseph P, who is Senior Vice President, Europe at Graphic Packaging, sold 14,000 shares at $14.06 on June 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President, Europe owned 259,898 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.11% with the 14,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.13, up $0.07, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 246,963
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 376,963

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 2.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides paper-based packaging solutions to food, beverage, and other consumer products companies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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