Insider Trading Alert - MAA, WWD, APD, APO And IBKR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 2, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $696.00 to $31,440,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA) - FREE Research Report

DelPriore Robert J. who is EVP, General Counsel at Mid-America Apartment Communities bought 1,000 shares at $60.25 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, General Counsel owned 1,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.34, up $0.09, or 0.15% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Mid-America Apartment Communities has been 760,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 6.98% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It is engaged in acquisition, redevelopment, new development, property management, and disposition of multifamily apartment communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.4. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Mid-America Apartment Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mid-America Apartment Communities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mid-America Apartment Communities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Woodward (WWD) - FREE Research Report

Halbrook John A who is Director at Woodward sold 2,000 shares at $43.03 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 687,915 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.29% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.59, down $0.44, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Woodward go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 351
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,851
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,288

The average volume for Woodward has been 325,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Woodward has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 12.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Woodward, Inc. designs, manufactures, and services energy control and optimization solutions for the aerospace and energy markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Woodward a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Woodward 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, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Woodward Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Air Products & Chemicals (APD) - FREE Research Report

Donahue Michael J who is Director at Air Products & Chemicals sold 2,000 shares at $108.90 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $106.81, down $2.09, or 1.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Products & Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,645
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,380
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 18,645
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,380
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 18,645
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,380

The average volume for Air Products & Chemicals has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Products & Chemicals has a market cap of $23.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 28.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.0. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Air Products & Chemicals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Air Products & Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Air Products & Chemicals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Apollo Global Management (APO) - FREE Research Report

Harris Joshua who is Senior Managing Director at Apollo Global Management sold 104,092 shares at $30.16 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 747,527 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.22% with the 104,092-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.20, down $0.96, or 3.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apollo Global Management go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,810

The average volume for Apollo Global Management has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apollo Global Management has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 73.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Apollo Global Management, LLC is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to pension and endowment funds, institutional investors, individual investors, pooled investment vehicles, and corporations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.2. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Apollo Global Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apollo Global Management as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Apollo Global Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - FREE Research Report

Nemser Earl H who is Vice Chairman at Interactive Brokers Group sold 8,475 shares at $24.23 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 402,495 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.06% with the 8,475-share transaction.

Brody Paul Jonathan who is Chief Financial Officer at Interactive Brokers Group sold 4,712 shares at $24.23 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 223,778 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.06% with the 4,712-share transaction.

Galik Milan who is SVP Software Development at Interactive Brokers Group sold 2,000 shares at $24.23 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Software Development owned 743,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.27% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.50, up $0.27, or 1.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 111,000

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 474,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Interactive Brokers Group has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 77.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Interactive Brokers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Interactive Brokers Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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 Interactive Brokers Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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