Insider Trading Alert - STWD, ROK, HUM, RRD And FAST 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:

Starwood Property (STWD) - FREE Research Report

DiModica Jeffrey F. who is Director at Starwood Property sold 3,000 shares at $26.00 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,285 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.84% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.10, up $0.10, or 0.38% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Starwood Property has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Starwood Property has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Starwood Property Trust, Inc. engages in originating, investing in, financing, and managing commercial mortgage loans, other commercial real estate debt investments, commercial mortgage-backed securities, and other commercial real estate-related debt investments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Starwood Property a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Starwood Property as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Starwood Property Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rockwell Automation (ROK) - FREE Research Report

Schmitt Susan who is Sr. VP, HR at Rockwell Automation sold 3,600 shares at $112.33 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, HR owned 12,475 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.4% with the 3,600 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $112.89, up $0.56, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rockwell Automation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 992
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,492

The average volume for Rockwell Automation has been 696,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Rockwell Automation has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 34.48% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. provides industrial automation power, control, and information solutions. It operates in two segments, Architecture & Software and Control Products & Solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Rockwell Automation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rockwell Automation 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, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Rockwell Automation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Humana (HUM) - FREE Research Report

Jones David A Jr/Ky who is Director at Humana sold 11,000 shares at $95.00 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 143,339 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.13% with the 11,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.40, up $1.40, or 1.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Humana go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,115
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,401

The average volume for Humana has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Humana has a market cap of $15.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 40.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Humana Inc., a health care company, offers a range of insurance products, and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Employer Group, and Healthcare Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.12%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Humana a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Humana 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, attractive valuation levels 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 Humana Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) - FREE Research Report

Bettman Suzanne S who is Exec VP/General Counsel at R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company sold 52,323 shares at $17.46 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec VP/General Counsel owned 253,979 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.08% with the 52,323 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.49, down $0.97, or 5.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 86.43% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company provides integrated communication solutions to private and public sectors worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.21%. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fastenal Company (FAST) - FREE Research Report

Lundquist Nicholas J who is Executive Vice-President at Fastenal Company bought 3,000 shares at $46.78 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice-President owned 202,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.51% with the 3,000 share transaction.

Nance Kenneth R. who is Executive Vice President at Fastenal Company bought 1,500 shares at $46.55 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 3,906 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 62.34% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.21, down $0.34, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fastenal Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 435
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 200,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,435
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 300,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,835
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 300,000

The average volume for Fastenal Company has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fastenal Company has a market cap of $13.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 0.39% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fastenal Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fastenal Company 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Fastenal Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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