This week has already seen some significant insider
transactions from companies with big names. Interestingly, all of
these transactions come from large corporations involved in the
Dollar General (
Dollar General reported a significant insider buy on April 2.
Director Sandra Cochran bought 1,960 shares at $50.61 per share.
The total transaction amount was $99,195.60. Cochran's buy marks
the first insider buy since October 2012.
Dollar General has a GuruFocus business predictability of 2.5
states that the DG price is close to a five-year high price of
$54.59. The margin is showing positive signs of margin expansion.
The per share revenue has also shown consistent growth.
On March 27, the company announced the pricing of a 30 million
share secondary offering of $50.75 per share.
Dollar General is a retailer that sells products such as food,
health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies and seasonal items. As
of Feb. 1, 2013, Dollar General had more locations than any other
retailer in the U.S.
There are 15 gurus with a stake in DG. To see the complete list
of these gurus and the shares they hold,
With its shares down 0.48%, Dollar General trades at $50.30.
To view Dollar General's insider trade history,
Kohl's Corporation (
Koh's reported an insider buy on April 2.
Director Stephanie Streeter bought 2,500 shares of Kohl's stock
at an average price of $45.38. Her total transaction amount
equaled $113,450. Streeter's buy marked the first insider buy
since March 2011.
Kohl's Corp has a GuruFocus predictability rate of 4.5 stars. The
GuruFocus analysis of Kohl's states that the company displays
predictable revenue and earnings growth as well as an operating
margin expansion. The price of Kohl's stock is close to a 3-year
low of $42.02.
Kohl's is an American department store chain headquartered in
Menomonee Falls, Wisc. Kohl's is the fourth largest U.S.
department store by sales. Kohl's offers brand-name goods such as
apparel, shoes, accessories, and kitchen electrics.
There are 19 gurus that hold shares in Kohl's. To see the
complete list of these gurus and their shares, click here.
With its shares up 1.41%, Kohl's trades at $46.35.
On April 2, Nike President and CEO Mark Parker made a large
insider sell. Parker sold 40,000 shares at $59.01 per share. The
transaction raked in a total of $2,360,400 for Parker.
The price of Nike is constantly rising so more insiders are
selling than they are buying. The last insider buy, coming in
June 2007, has already seen substantial growth.
Nike has a GuruFocus business predictability ranking of 4.5
stars. The GuruFocus analysis of the company states that the
dividend yield is close to a five-year low of 1.2%. The price of
Nike is close to a 10-year high price of $59.53. The company has
enough cash to cover all of its debt and the company also shows
predictable revenue and earnings growth.
Nike is the world's largest producer, distributor and retailer of
athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories. Nike Inc.
is also in charge of affiliate brands: Converse, Hurley, Jordan
Brand and Nike Golf.
There are 15 gurus that hold stake in Nike. To see the complete
list of these gurus and the shares they hold, click here.
With its shares down 0.15%, Nike trades at $58.81.
For a complete list of insider trades at Nike look at the
company's insider trade history page.
Children's Place Retail Stores (
On April 1, President and CEO Jane Elfers sold 12,645 shares of
her company's stock. The shares traded for $44.73 per share and
Elfers made $565,610 on this transaction. Elfers still holds on
to 409,869 shares of the company's stock.
Children's Place is a specialty retailer of children's clothing
and accessories. The clothing fits children from birth to 14
years old. The company operates approximately 920 retail stores
The GuruFocus analysis of Children's Place reports four good
signs. The Children's Place has no debt, their price is close to
a 1-year low of $43.88, The P/B Ratio is close to a 3-year low of
1.67, and the company's P/S Ratio is close to a 3-year low of
The Children's Place Retail Stores will be presenting at the
Telsey Advisory Spring Conference on Tuesday, April 9, at 10:55
There are five gurus with stake in The Children's Place. To see
the complete list of these gurus and the stake they hold, click
With its shares up 2.17%, PLCE trades at $46.13.
To see the complete list of insider trades within The Children's
Place, click here.
Pier 1 Imports (
Pier 1 Imports reported to large insider sells on April 1.
President and CEO Alex Smith sold 60,000 shares of company stock
at an average price of $22.49 per share. The transaction brought
in $1,349,400 for Smith. Since this sell the price of the stock
has decreased 1.2%.
Executive Vice President and CFO Charles Turner sold 13,000
shares at $22.84 per share. This transaction raked in $296,920
for Turner. Since this sell, the share price has decreased 2.71%.
As the company's price is currently on the rise, there has been
an increase in insider selling.
Pier 1 Imports is a global importer and retailer of home goods.
The company imports home furnishings from across the world and
sells them in North America. The company sells a wide variety of
decorative accessories, furniture, bed and bath products, candles
and other seasonal products.
The GuruFocus analysis notes that the company's price is close to
a five-year high of $23.03, the company has enough cash to cover
all of its debt, and that its dividend yield is close to a
five-year high of 0.64%.
Mario Gabelli, Chuck Royce and Columbia Wanger hold stake in Pier
1 Imports. To see the complete list of guru trades of Pier 1,
With its shares down 3.16%, Pier 1 Imports trades at $21.46.
Note: These are only a few of the insider transactions
that have happened this week. To see a complete list of insider
buys and sells, click here.
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