Northeast Utilities (NU) - FREE Research Report Nolan Joseph R Jr who is SVP-Corporate Relations at Northeast Utilities sold 2,000 shares at $40.43 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP-Corporate Relations owned 54,168 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.56% with the 2,000 share transaction. Buth Jay S. who is VP, Controller, Chief Acct Off at Northeast Utilities sold 433 shares at $40.27 on Sept. 9, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller, Chief Acct Off owned 15,024 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.8% with the 433 share transaction. The shares most recently traded at $40.66, up $0.39, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Northeast Utilities go as follows:
4-Week # shares sold: 2,747
12-Week # shares sold: 2,747
24-Week # shares sold: 2,747
The average volume for Northeast Utilities has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Northeast Utilities has a market cap of $12.7 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 4.04% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Northeast Utilities, a public utility company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the energy delivery business. It operates in four segments: Electric Distribution, Electric Transmission, Natural Gas Distribution, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Northeast Utilities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on NU - FREETheStreet Quant Ratings rates Northeast Utilities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Northeast Utilities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.