Insider Trading Alert - VRA, SCX And ED Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Sept. 9, 2015, 76 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $66.60 to $17,709,040.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vera Bradley (VRA) - FREE Research Report

Barbara Bradley Baekgaard Family Foundation, who is Shareholder at Vera Bradley, sold 35,000 shares at $13.97 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Shareholder owned 65,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35% with the 35,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.30, down $0.67, or 5.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vera Bradley go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 400

The average volume for Vera Bradley has been 576,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vera Bradley has a market cap of $520.7 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 35.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Vera Bradley, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and sells handbags, accessories, and luggage and travel items for women of all ages under the Vera Bradley brand. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Vera Bradley a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vera Bradley as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Vera Bradley Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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L S Starrett (SCX) - FREE Research Report

Walsh Stephen F, who is SR VP of Operations at L S Starrett, bought 833 shares at $15.11 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the SR VP of Operations owned 1,833 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 83.3% with the 833-share transaction.

Aspin Anthony M, who is Director at L S Starrett, bought 500 shares at $15.11 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,166 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 75.08% with the 500-share transaction.

Kennedy Richard, who is Director at L S Starrett, bought 500 shares at $15.11 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 825 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 153.85% with the 500-share transaction.

Lawrence Ralph C, who is Director at L S Starrett, bought 500 shares at $15.11 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,400 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 26.32% with the 500-share transaction.

Piper Terry A, who is Director at L S Starrett, bought 500 shares at $15.11 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 900 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 125% with the 500-share transaction.

O'Brien Francis J, who is Treasure & CFO at L S Starrett, bought 833 shares at $15.11 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Treasure & CFO owned 1,833 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 83.3% with the 833-share transaction.

Lemoine David A, who is Director at L S Starrett, bought 500 shares at $15.11 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,700 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 41.67% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.34, down $1.77, or 13.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for L S Starrett go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,233

The average volume for L S Starrett has been 19,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. L S Starrett has a market cap of $89.9 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 31.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The L.S. Starrett Company manufactures and sells industrial, professional, and consumer measuring and cutting tools and related products primarily in North America, Brazil, China, and the United Kingdom. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate L S Starrett a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates L S Starrett as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have evaluated. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and deteriorating net income. Get the full L S Starrett Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Consolidated Edison (ED) - FREE Research Report

Sanford Linda S, who is Director at Consolidated Edison, bought 1,500 shares at $61.55 on Sept. 9, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,057 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 58.66% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.61, up $0.06, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Consolidated Edison go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 249
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,126
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,328
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16

The average volume for Consolidated Edison has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Consolidated Edison has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 7.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Consolidated Edison, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in regulated electric, gas, and steam delivery businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.17%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Consolidated Edison a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Consolidated Edison as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Consolidated Edison Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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