Insider Trading Alert - YORW, HSY And MYE Traded By Insiders - TheStreet

Yesterday, Aug. 13, 2015, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $470.80 to $590,300,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

York Water (YORW) - FREE Research Report

Rasmussen Steven R, who is Director at York Water, bought 29 shares at $20.47 on Aug. 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 627 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.9% with the 29-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.16, up $0.69, or 3.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for York Water go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 109
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,631
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,883

The average volume for York Water has been 27,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. York Water has a market cap of $264.2 million and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 10.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The York Water Company impounds, purifies, and distributes drinking water. It owns and operates two wastewater collection and treatment systems; and has two reservoirs comprising Lake Williams and Lake Redman, which together hold up to approximately 2.2 billion gallons of water. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate York Water a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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rates York Water as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full

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Hershey (HSY) - FREE Research Report

Nevels James E, who is Director at Hershey, sold 4,689 shares at $91.52 on Aug. 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,007 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.36% with the 4,689-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.20, down $0.32, or 0.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hershey go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 450
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,250

The average volume for Hershey has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hershey has a market cap of $14.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 12.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Hershey Company manufactures, imports, markets, distributes, and sells confectionery products. The company operates through two segments, North America; and International and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.0. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Hershey a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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rates Hershey as a

hold

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and premium valuation. Get the full

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Myers Industries (MYE) - FREE Research Report

Liebau Frederic Jack Jr, who is Director at Myers Industries, bought 5,000 shares at $14.55 on Aug. 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 100% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.84, up $0.29, or 1.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Myers Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8,000

The average volume for Myers Industries has been 97,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Myers Industries has a market cap of $452.3 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 16.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Myers Industries, Inc. manufactures and sells polymer products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Material Handling and Distribution. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.4. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Myers Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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rates Myers Industries as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full

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