VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Hertz (NYSE:HTZ), Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S), Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), Las Vegas Sands Corporation (NYSE:LVS), and Coach (NYSE:COH).
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Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ): Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HTZ) announced on August 26 that it has achieved a merger agreement with Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. under which Hertz would purchase Dollar Thrifty for about US$2.3 billion. Moreover, Hertz has also agreed to sell the Advantage business to Franchise Services of North America and Macquarie Capital. Hertz Global Holdings, Inc. has a market capitalization of US$5.97 billion with price range within US$7.80 - US$16.64 over the past 52 weeks. By the end of Monday's trading, Hertz shares soared 8.06% higher, moving up US$1.06 to US$14.21 per share. Abnormal trading volume of Hertz was found reaching 35.34 million shares, 5.8 times heavier than usual day trading. Pennystocksinsiders.com thinks that it is a clever way to check if insiders like CEOs, CFOs, and Directors in Hertz are starting to buy more company shares. Academic studies have shown that insiders traditionally make higher investment returns than ordinary investors. Want to find out how they do it? See insider trade report for HTZ here.
Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY): Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE:BBY) has reached an agreement with founder Richard Schulze, who owns a fifth of Best Buy's shares. Under the terms of the agreement, Schulze has 60 days after starting due diligence to propose a fully financed bid for the company. He also gets two board seats to represent his stake. Best Buy stated that if Schulze's proposal is rejected, he has agreed to abide by a four-month standstill period that will prevent him from pursing another offer until January 2013. If his second formal offer is rejected, then Schulze has agreed not to pursue an acquisition for a year. By market close, Best Buy shares ended higher by 3.24% to US$17.87 on over 17.22 million shares, compared to its average volume of 11.05 million shares. What's more, Hubert Joly has recently been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of its Board of Directors. Observing comprehensive analysis of Best Buy could help investors avoid big lost in investment. Check insider trade report for BBY here.
Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S): At the close of the trading day, shares of Sprint Nextel Corporation (NYSE:S) ended lower by US$0.07 (-1.43%) to US$4.82 with more than 38.52 million shares exchanged hands for the session, below its average volume of 80.30 million shares. Sprint Nextel's low point in its 52-week range is US$2.10 per share, with US$5.49 as the 52-week high point. Its price, as of the latest close, was up 129.5% compared with the 52-week low and was 13.9% below the 52-week high. The company has a market capitalization of US$14.46 billion. Since Sprint Nextel insiders have better access to company non-public information, Insiderslab.com thinks that investors would be wise to pay close attention to their stock trading behaviors. Check this insider trade report for S here.
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