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Yesterday, Nov. 13, 2014, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $292.00 to $15,496,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Webster Financial (WBS) - FREE Research Report

Finkenzeller Robert A, who is Director at Webster Financial, sold 2,000 shares at $32.03 on Nov. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 23,760 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.76% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.10, up $0.07, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Webster Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,500

The average volume for Webster Financial has been 510,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Webster Financial has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 2.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Webster Financial Corporation operates as the bank and financial holding company for Webster Bank, National Association that provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Webster Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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rates Webster Financial 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Southwest Airlines (LUV) - FREE Research Report

Lamb Jeff, who is EVP, Chief People & Admin Off. at Southwest Airlines, sold 7,948 shares at $39.36 on Nov. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief People & Admin Off. owned 186,324 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.09% with the 7,948-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.44, up $0.08, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwest Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 114,106
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 114,106
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 284,704

The average volume for Southwest Airlines has been 8.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $26.7 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 109.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Southwest Airlines as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full

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American Capital (ACAS) - FREE Research Report

Wagner Ira, who is Pres., European Priv Fin at American Capital, sold 3,358 shares at $15.40 on Nov. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres., European Priv Fin owned 97,038 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.34% with the 3,358-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.19, down $0.21, or 1.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 51,477
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 63,689
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 88,759

The average volume for American Capital has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 2.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

American Capital, Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in management and employee buyouts, subordinated debt, leveraged finance, mezzanine, acquisition, recapitalization, middle market, early venture, mature, industry consolidation, and growth capital investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate American Capital a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates American Capital as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full

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