Insider Trading Alert - UPS, UMBF And TRV 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:

United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B (UPS) - FREE Research Report

Eskew Michael L who is Director at United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B sold 6,183 shares at $102.27 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,292 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 39.95% with the 6,183-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $101.67, down $0.60, or 0.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,806
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,806
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,690

The average volume for United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B has a market cap of $72.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 38.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. The U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 65.2. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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UMB Financial Corporation (UMBF) - FREE Research Report

Wendel Clyde F who is Vice Chairman of Subsidiary at UMB Financial Corporation sold 500 shares at $64.04 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman of Subsidiary owned 12,325 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.9% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.29, down $2.75, or 4.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for UMB Financial Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 146
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,975
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 146
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,975
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 274
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,233

The average volume for UMB Financial Corporation has been 275,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. UMB Financial Corporation has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 46.33% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

UMB Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, offers various banking and other financial services in the United States. The company operates through four segments: Bank, Payment Solutions, Institutional Investment Management, and Asset Servicing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates UMB Financial Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates UMB Financial Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full UMB Financial Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Travelers Companies (TRV) - FREE Research Report

Olivo Maria who is EVP-Treasurer at Travelers Companies sold 2,500 shares at $90.85 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP-Treasurer owned 58,389 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.11% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.55, down $2.30, or 2.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Travelers Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,778

The average volume for Travelers Companies has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Travelers Companies has a market cap of $33.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 26.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Travelers Companies, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various commercial and personal property and casualty insurance products and services to businesses, government units, associations, and individuals primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Travelers Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Travelers Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share 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 Travelers Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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