Insider Trading Alert - WAB, NGVC And ABTL Traded By Insiders - TheStreet

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Yesterday, Nov. 25, 2014, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $158.00 to $38,255,692.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB) - FREE Research Report

Seitz David M., who is VP,Sr. Counsel/Asst. Secretary at Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies, sold 6,000 shares at $90.87 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP,Sr. Counsel/Asst. Secretary owned 26,607 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.4% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $90.90, up $0.03, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,000

The average volume for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has been 651,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 22.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, doing business as Wabtec Corporation, provides technology-based products and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Freight and Transit. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full

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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC) - FREE Research Report

Buffa Sandra, who is Chief Financial Officer at Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, sold 24,800 shares at $22.80 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 164,557 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.1% with the 24,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.82, up $0.02, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,344
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,344
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,344

The average volume for Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has been 124,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage has a market cap of $518.1 million and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 47.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. operates natural and organic grocery and dietary supplement stores in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.4. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage as a

sell

. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, premium valuation, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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Autobytel (ABTL) - FREE Research Report

Kaplan Mark N, who is Director at Autobytel, bought 1,000 shares at $10.80 on Nov. 25, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 16.67% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.00, up $0.20, or 1.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Autobytel go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 12,084
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 12,084
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,084

The average volume for Autobytel has been 122,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Autobytel has a market cap of $95.3 million and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 30.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Autobytel Inc. operates as an automotive marketing services company in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.9. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Autobytel a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates Autobytel as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full

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