Insider Trading Alert - PLCE, OI And SJI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 17, 2015, 81 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $59.52 to $530,454,750.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Children's Place (PLCE) - FREE Research Report

Elfers Jane T, who is President and CEO at Children's Place, sold 175,434 shares at $64.51 on June 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 113,402 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 60.74% with the 175,434-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.71, up $0.20, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Children's Place go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,135
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 97,726
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 97,726

The average volume for Children's Place has been 302,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Children's Place has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 13.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Children's Place, Inc. operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Children's Place a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Children's Place 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, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Children's Place Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Owens-Illinois (OI) - FREE Research Report

Galindo Sergio B.O., who is President of O-I North America at Owens-Illinois, sold 5,236 shares at $24.06 on June 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the President of O-I North America owned 20,657 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.22% with the 5,236-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.08, up $0.02, or 0.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Owens-Illinois go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 195
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 195
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 195

The average volume for Owens-Illinois has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Owens-Illinois has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 11.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Owens-Illinois, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells glass container products to food and beverage manufacturers primarily in Europe, North America, South America, and the Asia Pacific. The company has a P/E ratio of 58.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Owens-Illinois a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Owens-Illinois as a buy. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Owens-Illinois Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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South Jersey Industries (SJI) - FREE Research Report

Renna Michael J, who is President & at South Jersey Industries, sold 700 shares at $25.00 on June 17, 2015. Following this transaction, the President & owned 47,757 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.44% with the 700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.61, up $0.61, or 2.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for South Jersey Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,050
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,400

The average volume for South Jersey Industries has been 272,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. South Jersey Industries has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 15.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

South Jersey Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides energy related products and services. It engages in the purchase, transmission, and sale of natural gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates South Jersey Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates South Jersey Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. 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 South Jersey Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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