Insider Trading Alert - American Campus Communities And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 9, 2013, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $226.97 to $156,248,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

American Campus Communities (ACC) - FREE Research Report

Dawson G Steven who is Director at American Campus Communities bought 5,000 shares at $34.00 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,465 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.78% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.50, up $0.50, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Campus Communities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,200
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,496
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,582

The average volume for American Campus Communities has been 796,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Campus Communities has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 25.38% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

American Campus Communities, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily engages in developing, owning, and managing high-quality student housing communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 71.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate American Campus Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Campus Communities as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and unimpressive growth in net income. Get the full American Campus Communities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Axis Capital Holdings (AXS) - FREE Research Report

Gressier John who is CEO, AXIS Insurance at Axis Capital Holdings bought 176,000 shares at $42.47 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO, AXIS Insurance owned 375,375 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 88.28% with the 176,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.32, up $0.85, or 1.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Axis Capital Holdings go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,060

The average volume for Axis Capital Holdings has been 863,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Axis Capital Holdings has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 20.93% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AXIS Capital Holdings Limited provides specialty lines insurance and treaty reinsurance products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Insurance and Reinsurance. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.6. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Axis Capital Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Axis Capital Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Axis Capital Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WebMD Health Corporation (WBMD) - FREE Research Report

Wygod Martin J who is Chairman of the Board at WebMD Health Corporation sold 15,500 shares at $32.96 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 1.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.48% with the 15,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.04, up $0.08, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WebMD Health Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 213,792
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 230,842
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 230,842

The average volume for WebMD Health Corporation has been 764,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. WebMD Health Corporation has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 130.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

WebMD Health Corp. provides health information services to consumers, physicians and other healthcare professionals, employers, and health plans through its public and private online portals, mobile platforms, and health-focused publications in the United States. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate WebMD Health Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WebMD Health Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full WebMD Health Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Akamai Technologies (AKAM) - FREE Research Report

Benson James M who is Chief Financial Officer at Akamai Technologies sold 3,794 shares at $47.29 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 13,320 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.17% with the 3,794 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.07, up $1.78, or 3.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Akamai Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 593
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,342
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,342

The average volume for Akamai Technologies has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Akamai Technologies has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 16.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides content delivery and cloud infrastructure services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.7. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Akamai Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Akamai Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Akamai Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kinder Morgan (KMI) - FREE Research Report

Kinder Richard D who is Chairman and CEO at Kinder Morgan bought 500,000 shares at $35.74 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 230.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.22% with the 500,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.08, up $0.34, or 0.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kinder Morgan go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 400,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 900,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 900,000

The average volume for Kinder Morgan has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kinder Morgan has a market cap of $36.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 2.83% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kinder Morgan, Inc. owns and operates energy transportation and storage assets in the United States and Canada. The company operates in six segments: Natural Gas Pipelines, Products Pipelines KMP, CO2 KMP, Terminals KMP, Kinder Morgan Canada KMP, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.5. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kinder Morgan a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kinder Morgan as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Kinder Morgan Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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