Insider Trading Alert - TRLA, IBM, BRO, WFC And ACT Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2013, 237 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $356,344,136.36.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Inkinen Sami who is Director at Trulia sold 7,050 shares at $35.97 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 916,003 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.76% with the 7,050 share transaction.

Flint Peter who is Chief Executive Officer at Trulia sold 9,200 shares at $35.96 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.62% with the 9,200 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.47, up $0.51, or 1.39% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 122.17% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Trulia a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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International Business Machines (IBM) - FREE Research Report

Adkins Rodney C who is Senior Vice President at International Business Machines sold 8,191 shares at $181.86 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 1 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 99.99% with the 8,191 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $182.25, up $0.39, or 0.22% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Business Machines go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,000

The average volume for International Business Machines has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Business Machines has a market cap of $198.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 4.43% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate International Business Machines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Business Machines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins 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 International Business Machines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Brown & Brown (BRO) - FREE Research Report

Strianese Anthony T who is Regional President at Brown & Brown sold 3,000 shares at $31.06 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Regional President owned 638 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 82.46% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.67, up $0.61, or 1.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Brown & Brown go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for Brown & Brown has been 722,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Brown & Brown has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 24.23% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Brown & Brown, Inc. engages in the marketing and sale of insurance products and services in the United States. Its Retail division provides insurance products and services to commercial, public and quasi-public entity, professional, and individual customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Brown & Brown a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Brown & Brown as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and compelling growth in net income. 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 Brown & Brown Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Wells Fargo (WFC) - FREE Research Report

Hoyt David A who is Sr. Executive Vice President at Wells Fargo sold 65,750 shares at $42.41 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Executive Vice President owned 556,824 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.56% with the 65,750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.07, down $0.34, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wells Fargo go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,702
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,702
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 170,802

The average volume for Wells Fargo has been 17.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wells Fargo has a market cap of $225.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 25.07% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Wells Fargo & Company provides retail, commercial, and corporate banking services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Wells Fargo a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wells Fargo as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Wells Fargo Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Actavis (ACT) - FREE Research Report

King John A who is Director at Actavis sold 157,931 shares at $155.92 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 64,647 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 70.96% with the 157,931 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $145.10, down $10.82, or 7.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Actavis go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 69,013
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 145,976

The average volume for Actavis has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Actavis has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 62.01% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Actavis plc, an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes pharmaceutical products in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

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