Insider Trading Alert - DKS, ACAS, HL, TRLA And WBS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 21, 2013, 155 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.02 to $153,391,332.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS) - FREE Research Report

Hawaux Andre J who is EVP-Finance, Admin & CFO at Dick's Sporting Goods bought 1,000 shares at $54.99 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP-Finance, Admin & CFO owned 48,442 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.11% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.62, up $0.63, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dick's Sporting Goods go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,000

The average volume for Dick's Sporting Goods has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dick's Sporting Goods has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 21.37% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Dick's Sporting Goods, Inc. operates as a sports and fitness retailer primarily in the Eastern United States. The company provides hardlines, including sporting goods equipment, fitness equipment, golf equipment, and hunting and fishing gear products; apparel; and footwear products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Dick's Sporting Goods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dick's Sporting Goods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Dick's Sporting Goods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Capital (ACAS) - FREE Research Report

Flax Samuel Allan who is EVP, GC and Secretary at American Capital sold 813 shares at $14.73 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, GC and Secretary owned 418,293 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.19% with the 813 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.02, up $0.29, or 1.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 54,177
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 71,787
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 90,298

The average volume for American Capital has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 22.62% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

American Capital, Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in management and employee buyouts, leveraged finance, mezzanine, acquisition, recapitalization, middle market, and growth capital investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate American Capital a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full American Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hecla Mining Company (HL) - FREE Research Report

Baker Phillips S Jr who is President & CEO at Hecla Mining Company bought 30,000 shares at $3.05 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 961,432 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.22% with the 30,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $2.96, down $0.09, or 3.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hecla Mining Company go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 12,000

The average volume for Hecla Mining Company has been 5.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hecla Mining Company has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are down 49.57% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Hecla Mining Company, together with its subsidiaries, discovers, acquires, develops, produces, and markets precious and base metals worldwide. It offers unrefined gold and silver bullion bars to precious metals traders; and lead, zinc, and bulk concentrates to custom smelters. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.34%. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Hecla Mining Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hecla Mining Company as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Hecla Mining Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Darling Scott who is VP, General Counsel at Trulia sold 288 shares at $36.83 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 288 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.89, up $1.06, or 2.8% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 130.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. The company has a P/E ratio of 238.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Trulia a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Webster Financial (WBS) - FREE Research Report

Smith James Copenhaver who is Chairman & Chief Executive Off at Webster Financial sold 7,500 shares at $28.71 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman & Chief Executive Off owned 297,375 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.46% with the 7,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.08, up $0.37, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Webster Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,509

The average volume for Webster Financial has been 688,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Webster Financial has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 42.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Webster Financial Corporation operates as the holding company for Webster Bank, National Association that provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses primarily in southern New England and Westchester County, New York. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Webster Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Webster Financial 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Webster Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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