Insider Trading Alert - PX, TEX, BKU, FNGN And AWH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 5, 2013, 166 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.32 to $1,887,935,195.16.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Praxair (PX) - FREE Research Report

Breedlove James T who is Senior VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. at Praxair sold 2,000 shares at $123.95 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. owned 35,614 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.32% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $125.94, up $1.99, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Praxair go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,919

The average volume for Praxair has been 921,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Praxair has a market cap of $36.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 13.05% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Praxair, Inc. engages in the production, distribution, and sale atmospheric and process gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Praxair a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Praxair as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Praxair Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Terex (TEX) - FREE Research Report

Lousberg Kenneth D. who is President, Terex China at Terex bought 50 shares at $34.79 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Terex China owned 67,304 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 50 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.51, up $0.72, or 2.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Terex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 266
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,901
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,597
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 23,504
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,749
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,664

The average volume for Terex has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 30.06% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Terex Corporation operates as an equipment manufacturer of specialized machinery products. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.0. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Terex a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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BankUnited (BKU) - FREE Research Report

Ross Wilbur L Jr who is Director at BankUnited sold 2.4 million shares at $29.82 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.03% with the 2.4 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.69, up $0.87, or 2.83% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for BankUnited has been 616,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. BankUnited has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 25.86% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

BankUnited, Inc., a bank holding company, provides a range of banking products and financial services to commercial and middle-market businesses, and individual customers in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate BankUnited a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BankUnited as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full BankUnited Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Financial Engines (FNGN) - FREE Research Report

Raffone Lawrence M. who is President at Financial Engines sold 10,454 shares at $54.31 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 25,161 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.35% with the 10,454 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.31, up $8.00, or 12.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Financial Engines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 62,615

The average volume for Financial Engines has been 281,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Financial Engines has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 96.54% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Financial Engines, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides independent, technology-enabled portfolio management services, investment advice, and retirement income services to participants in employer-sponsored defined contribution plans. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 118.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Financial Engines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Financial Engines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Financial Engines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Allied World Assurance Company Holdings (AWH) - FREE Research Report

Knight W. Gordon who is President, AWACUS & AWNAC at Allied World Assurance Company Holdings sold 750 shares at $108.54 on Nov. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, AWACUS & AWNAC owned 20,933 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.46% with the 750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $108.58, up $0.04, or 0.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,750

The average volume for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has been 169,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 37.06% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance solutions in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Hong Kong, Labuan, and Singapore. The company operates through three segments: U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Allied World Assurance Company Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Allied World Assurance Company Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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