The EVP & COO of Crown Holdings (NYSE: CCK) is Selling Shares

On November 6, the EVP & COO of Crown Holdings (CCKResearch Report), Gerard Gifford, sold shares of CCK for $1.06M.

Following Gerard Gifford’s last CCK Sell transaction on April 28, 2016, the stock climbed by 41.5%. In addition to Gerard Gifford, one other CCK executive reported Sell trades in the last month.

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Based on Crown Holdings’ latest earnings report for the quarter ending September 30, the company posted quarterly revenue of $3.17 billion and quarterly net profit of $214 million. In comparison, last year the company earned revenue of $3.08 billion and had a net profit of $183 million. The company has a one-year high of $96.96 and a one-year low of $42.97. Currently, Crown Holdings has an average volume of 721.43K.

Based on 13 analyst ratings, the analyst consensus is Strong Buy with an average price target of $101.33, reflecting a -5.7% downside.

In the last 30 days, insiders have sold $1.18M worth of CCK shares and purchased $88.17K worth of CCK shares. The insider sentiment on Crown Holdings has been negative according to 73 insider trades in the past three months. This sentiment is lower than the average sentiment of company insiders in this sector.

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Crown Holdings, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. Its products include Beverage Cans and Glass Bottles, Food Cans and Closures, Transit Packaging and Aerosol Cans. The firm operates through the following geographical divisions: Americas, European, and Asia-Pacific. The Americas division includes operations in the U.S., Brazil, Canada, the Caribbean, Colombia and Mexico. The European division refers to the operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. The Asia-Pacific division is a reportable segment which primarily consists of beverage can operations in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam and also includes the Company’s non-beverage can operations, primarily food cans and specialty packaging in China, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The company was founded by William Painter in 1892 and is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA.