Insider Trading Alert - UNM, IVZ And AYR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 18, 2013, 188 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $499.99 to $6,605,383,701.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Unum Group (UNM) - FREE Research Report

Godwin Pamela H who is Director at Unum Group sold 3,000 shares at $33.00 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 50,878 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.57% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.27, up $0.27, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Unum Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,336
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 58,636
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 158,636

The average volume for Unum Group has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Unum Group has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 59.99% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Unum Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Unum Group 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, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Unum Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Invesco (IVZ) - FREE Research Report

Banham John Michael Middlecott who is Director at Invesco sold 3,975 shares at $33.79 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,390 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.77% with the 3,975 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.76, down $0.03, or 0.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Invesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 335,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 335,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 335,000

The average volume for Invesco has been 4.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Invesco has a market cap of $15.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 29.21% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Invesco Ltd. is a publicly owned investment manager. It primarily provides its services to institutional clients including major public entities, corporations, unions, non-profit organizations, endowments, foundations, pension funds, and financial institutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Invesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Invesco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Invesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aircastle (AYR) - FREE Research Report

Marubeni Corp /Fi who is Director at Aircastle bought 30,000 shares at $18.98 on Nov. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.2% with the 30,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.86, down $0.12, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aircastle go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,600

The average volume for Aircastle has been 560,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aircastle has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 51.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Aircastle Limited engages in the acquisition, lease, and sale of commercial jet aircraft to passenger and cargo airlines worldwide. The company also makes investments in various aviation assets, including debt investments secured by commercial jet aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 118.9. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Aircastle a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aircastle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 Aircastle Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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