Insider Trading Alert - SWX, ACT, SMG, HAL And MFRM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 13, 2013, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $43,077,002,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Southwest Gas Corporation (SWX) - FREE Research Report

DeBonis Eric who is SVP/Operations at Southwest Gas Corporation sold 1,500 shares at $53.97 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP/Operations owned 17,186 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.03% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.55, down $0.42, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwest Gas Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,538

The average volume for Southwest Gas Corporation has been 158,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwest Gas Corporation has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 26.06% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Southwest Gas Corporation engages in the purchase, distribution, and transportation of natural gas in Arizona, Nevada, and California. The company operates in two segments, natural gas operations and construction services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.45%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Southwest Gas Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwest Gas Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. 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 Southwest Gas Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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