Insider Trading Alert - WAGE, RHI, MCO, SAM And ODP Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, 163 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $60.69 to $52,812,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

WageWorks (WAGE) - FREE Research Report

Berkeley Richard M who is Director at WageWorks sold 21,500 shares at $55.81 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 57.33% with the 21,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.18, down $0.63, or 1.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WageWorks go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3.1 million

The average volume for WageWorks has been 367,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. WageWorks has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 212.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

WageWorks, Inc. provides tax-advantaged programs for consumer-directed health, commuter, and other employee spending account benefits (CDBs) in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 795.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate WageWorks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WageWorks 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 increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, premium valuation and weak operating cash flow. Get the full WageWorks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Robert Half International (RHI) - FREE Research Report

Messmer Harold M Jr who is Chairman & CEO at Robert Half International sold 100,000 shares at $38.83 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.14% with the 100,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.92, up $0.09, or 0.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Robert Half International go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,503

The average volume for Robert Half International has been 888,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Robert Half International has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 21.72% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Robert Half International Inc. provides staffing and risk consulting services in North America, South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Robert Half International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Robert Half International 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, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share 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 Robert Half International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Moody's Corporation (MCO) - FREE Research Report

Goggins John J who is EVP and General Counsel at Moody's Corporation sold 7,000 shares at $74.00 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP and General Counsel owned 30,097 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.87% with the 7,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.01, up $1.01, or 1.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,423
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,620
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,620

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 947,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 46.94% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Moody's Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Moody's Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. 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 Moody's Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Boston Beer Company (SAM) - FREE Research Report

Koch C James who is Chairman at Boston Beer Company sold 2,000 shares at $241.55 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 19,864 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.15% with the 2,000 share transaction.

Grinnell David L. who is Vice President of Brewing at Boston Beer Company sold 691 shares at $240.51 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President of Brewing owned 2,614 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.91% with the 691 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $240.26, down $0.25, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Boston Beer Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,550

The average volume for Boston Beer Company has been 48,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Boston Beer Company has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 80.68% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. engages in the production and sale of alcohol beverages primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.6. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Boston Beer Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Boston Beer Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. 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 Boston Beer Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Office Depot (ODP) - FREE Research Report

Travis Nigel who is Director at Office Depot bought 35,587 shares at $5.64 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 108,714 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 48.66% with the 35,587 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.54, down $0.10, or 1.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Office Depot go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 38,484
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 82,221
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 16,696
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 107,221

The average volume for Office Depot has been 10.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Office Depot has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 71.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Office Depot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Office Depot as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, impressive record of earnings per share growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Office Depot Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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