Insider Trading Alert - VICL, PF And KRO Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, Jan. 13, 2016, 39 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $6.56 to $2,760,975.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Vical (VICL) - FREE Research Report

Samant Vijay B, who is President & CEO at Vical, sold 59,737 shares at $0.35 on Jan. 13, 2016. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.6% with the 59,737-share transaction.

Smith Lawrence Russell, who is VP, Vaccine Research at Vical, sold 974 shares at $0.36 on Jan. 13, 2016. Following this transaction, the VP, Vaccine Research owned 241,081 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.4% with the 974-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $0.35, down $0.01, or 2.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vical go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 564,494
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 75,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 564,494
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 75,193
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 564,494
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 80,905

The average volume for Vical has been 436,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vical has a market cap of $31.6 million and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are down 15.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Vical Incorporated engages in the research and development of biopharmaceutical products based on its DNA delivery technologies for the prevention and treatment of serious or life-threatening diseases. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Vical a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vical as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Vical Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pinnacle Foods (PF) - FREE Research Report

Maggs Michael Kelley, who is EVP, Secretary, GC at Pinnacle Foods, sold 2,529 shares at $45.00 on Jan. 13, 2016. Following this transaction, the EVP, Secretary, GC owned 109,422 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.26% with the 2,529-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.58, down $2.42, or 5.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pinnacle Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,100
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,100
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,100

The average volume for Pinnacle Foods has been 945,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pinnacle Foods has a market cap of $5.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 1.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Pinnacle Foods Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets, and distributes branded convenience food products in North America. It operates through three segments: Birds Eye Frozen, Duncan Hines Grocery, and Specialty Foods. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Pinnacle Foods a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pinnacle Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Pinnacle Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kronos Worldwide (KRO) - FREE Research Report

Watson Steven L, who is Chairman of the Board at Kronos Worldwide, bought 15,000 shares at $4.43 on Jan. 13, 2016. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 581,752 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.65% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.60, up $0.17, or 3.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kronos Worldwide go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 87,600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 247,900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 458,132

The average volume for Kronos Worldwide has been 399,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kronos Worldwide has a market cap of $533.1 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 22.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Kronos Worldwide, Inc. produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments (TiO2) worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 1.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Kronos Worldwide a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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