Insider Trading Alert - WNR, RMD, TAL, ESV And ADS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, 166 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $98.40 to $54,600,947.10.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Western Refining (WNR) - FREE Research Report

Stevens Jeff A who is President & CEO at Western Refining sold 337,000 shares at $37.72 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 3.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.42% with the 337,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.32, up $0.60, or 1.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Refining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 181,659
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 412,925
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 993,525

The average volume for Western Refining has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Refining has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 35.19% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Western Refining, Inc. operates as an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. It operates in three segments: Refining, Wholesale, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Western Refining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Refining as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Western Refining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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