Insider Trading Alert - WAGE, SM, VMI, MM And OIS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 19, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $93.28 to $173,250,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

WageWorks (WAGE) - FREE Research Report

Larson John William who is Director at WageWorks sold 13,000 shares at $55.64 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,139 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.92% with the 13,000 share transaction.

Vantagepoint Venture Associates Iv Llc who is 10% Owner at WageWorks sold 202,271 shares at $55.62 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 322,234 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.56% with the 202,271 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.21, down $1.41, or 2.61% 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 369,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. WageWorks has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 202.81% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 752.6. 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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SM Energy (SM) - FREE Research Report

Mueller Mark D who is Sr. VP & Regional Manager at SM Energy sold 5,658 shares at $91.67 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & Regional Manager owned 42,386 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.78% with the 5,658 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.03, down $3.64, or 4.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SM Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,009
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,532
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,632

The average volume for SM Energy has been 871,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. SM Energy has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 67.27% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

SM Energy Company, an independent energy company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the acquisition, exploration, exploitation, development, and production of crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 63.3. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate SM Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Valmont Industries (VMI) - FREE Research Report

Jaksich Mark C who is VP & Corporate Controller at Valmont Industries sold 7,500 shares at $145.83 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & Corporate Controller owned 27,341 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.53% with the 7,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $145.81, down $0.02, or 0.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Valmont Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 500

The average volume for Valmont Industries has been 295,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Valmont Industries has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Valmont Industries, Inc. produces and sells fabricated metal products in the United States, Australia, China, France, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Engineered Infrastructure Products, Utility Support Structures, Coatings, and Irrigation. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Valmont Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Valmont Industries 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, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Valmont Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Millennial Media (MM) - FREE Research Report

Palmieri Paul J. who is President, CEO at Millennial Media bought 10,000 shares at $5.92 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, CEO owned 4.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.21% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.55, up $0.63, or 9.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Millennial Media go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 234,836

The average volume for Millennial Media has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Millennial Media has a market cap of $492.2 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 51.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Millennial Media, Inc. provides mobile advertising solutions for advertisers and developers in the United States and internationally. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Millennial Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Millennial Media as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Millennial Media Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Oil States International (OIS) - FREE Research Report

Jana Partners Llc who is 10% Owner at Oil States International sold 223,073 shares at $106.38 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 6.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.46% with the 223,073 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $103.12, down $3.26, or 3.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Oil States International go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,500

The average volume for Oil States International has been 626,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Oil States International has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 45.57% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Oil States International, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialty products and services to the oil and gas drilling and production companies worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Oil States International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Oil States International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Oil States International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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