Insider Trading Alert - Aqua America And 3 Others Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, July 3, 2013, 489 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $0.00 to $202,421,072.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Aqua America (WTR) - FREE Research Report

Smeltzer David who is Executive VP & CFO at AQUA AMER INC bought 36,320 shares at $15.83 per share for a total value of $379,800.00 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP & CFO owned 154,592 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 27.05% with the 36,320 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $30.94, up $0.21, or 0.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aqua America go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,407

The average volume for Aqua America has been 730,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aqua America has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 20.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Aqua America a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aqua America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Aqua America Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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