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Stocks with Biggest Insider Buys and Sells in November 2011

Insider trades are unfair, illegal and they damage the financial system. The good thing for the normal investor is that insider trades must be published, and they have a signal effect. They indicate that insiders, those who probably know the company best, are confident or skeptical about the future success. This information could be used for their own asset allocation. However, I screened insider transactions from last month and aggregated the sales and buys of companies. Here are the three top stocks with biggest insider buys and sales from last month:

Sales:

1. Dunkin' Brands Group (DNKN) is acting within the restaurants industry. The company has a market capitalization of $3.0 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $609.5 million and has a net income of $7.6 million. It follows P/E ratio is 359.3, P/S 5.0 and P/B ratio 4.12. The stock was sold in an amount of $1.18 billion.

2. Whole Foods Market (WFM) is acting within the grocery stores industry. The company has a market capitalization of $11.7 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $10.1 billion and has a net income of $342.6 million. It follows P/E ratio is 33.8, P/S 1.2 and P/B ratio 3.9. The stock was sold in an amount of $542.1 million.

3. GNC Holdings (GNC) is acting within the drug stores industry. The company has a market capitalization of $2.9 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $2.0 billion and has a net income of $96.6 million. It follows P/E ratio 25.9, P/S 1.5 and P/B ratio 2.9. The stock was sold in an amount of $524.8 million.

Buys:

1. Vector Group (VGR) is acting within the cigarettes industry. The company has a market capitalization of $1.4 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $1.1 billion and has a net income of $77.6 million. It follows P/E ratio is 18.0, P/S 1.3 and P/B ratio is not calculable due to a negative book value. The stock was bought in an amount of $109.7 million.

2. Jefferies Group (JEF) is acting within the investment brokerage industry. The company has a market capitalization of $1.9 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $3.8 billion and has a net income of $281.4 million. It follows P/E ratio is 7.9, P/S 0.5 and P/B ratio 0.7. The stock was bought in an amount of $52.6 million.

3. Cedar Fair (OPK) is acting within the general entertainment industry. The company has a market capitalization of $1.3 billion, generates revenues in an amount of $1.0 billion and has a net income of $9.5 million. It follows P/E ratio is 152.0, P/S 1.3 and P/B ratio 6.4. The stock was bought in an amount of $33.8 million.

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