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Yesterday, Oct. 1, 2014, 45 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $23,367,660.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 600,000 shares at $38.95 on Oct. 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 107.5 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.56% with the 600,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.22, down $0.73, or 1.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4.5 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 13.5 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17.2 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 14.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Republic Services as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Energen (EGN) - FREE Research Report

Hawes Frances Powell, who is Director at Energen, bought 340 shares at $72.35 on Oct. 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,340 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 34% with the 340-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.56, down $3.79, or 5.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Energen go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,955
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,955
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,249

The average volume for Energen has been 728,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Energen has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Energen Corporation is engaged in the development and exploration of oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in the continental United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 45.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Energen a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Energen as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Air Lease (AL) - FREE Research Report

Baer Marc H, who is Evp at Air Lease, sold 2,000 shares at $32.03 on Oct. 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 134,249 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.47% with the 2,000-share transaction.

Khatibi Alex A, who is Evp at Air Lease, sold 1,250 shares at $32.08 on Oct. 1, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp owned 131,744 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.94% with the 1,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.25, up $0.17, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Lease go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Air Lease has been 704,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Lease has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 2.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Air Lease Corporation is engaged in the purchase and leasing of commercial jet transport aircraft to airlines worldwide. The company also sells aircraft from its operating lease portfolio to third parties, including other leasing companies, financial services companies, and airlines. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.6. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Air Lease a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Air Lease as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full

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