Insider Trading Alert - Arthur J. Gallagher And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 10, 2013, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.60 to $313,828,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Arthur J. Gallagher (AJG) - FREE Research Report

Wimmer James R who is Director at Arthur J. Gallagher sold 24,285 shares at $43.70 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,160 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.64% with the 24,285 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.28, up $0.58, or 1.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Arthur J. Gallagher go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,001

The average volume for Arthur J. Gallagher has been 529,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Arthur J. Gallagher has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 27.56% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Arthur J. Gallagher & Co. and its subsidiaries provide insurance brokerage and risk management services to various commercial, industrial, institutional, and governmental organizations. It operates in two segments, Brokerage and Risk Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.19%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Arthur J. Gallagher a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Arthur J. Gallagher as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Arthur J. Gallagher Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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