Insider Trading Alert - ACC, ETP, IBKR, AIZ And HP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 4, 2013, 189 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $160.56 to $35,901,027,172.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

American Campus Communities (ACC) - FREE Research Report

Graf Jonathan Albert who is Executive VP and CFO at American Campus Communities bought 3,000 shares at $32.00 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP and CFO owned 79,292 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.93% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.12, up $0.12, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Campus Communities go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,109
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 9,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,109

The average volume for American Campus Communities has been 886,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Campus Communities has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 29.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American Campus Communities, Inc. is an independent equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It primarily engages in developing, owning, and managing high-quality student housing communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.5. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate American Campus Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Campus Communities as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, feeble growth in the company's earnings per share and disappointing return on equity. Get the full American Campus Communities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Energy Transfer Partners L.P (ETP) - FREE Research Report

Warren Kelcy L who is Ceo at Energy Transfer Partners L.P bought 80 shares at $53.95 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Ceo owned 21,187 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.38% with the 80-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.18, up $0.23, or 0.42% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Energy Transfer Partners L.P go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,275
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 21,275

The average volume for Energy Transfer Partners L.P has been 935,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Energy Transfer Partners L.P has a market cap of $20.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 26.51% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 37.5. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Energy Transfer Partners L.P a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Energy Transfer Partners L.P as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income and growth in earnings per share. 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 Energy Transfer Partners L.P 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 15,046 shares at $24.56 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 387,449 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.74% with the 15,046-share transaction.

Brody Paul Jonathan who is Chief Financial Officer at Interactive Brokers Group sold 8,365 shares at $24.56 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 215,413 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.74% with the 8,365-share transaction.

Galik Milan who is SVP Software Development at Interactive Brokers Group sold 2,000 shares at $24.53 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Software Development owned 741,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.27% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.58, up $0.05, or 0.19% 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 482,600 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 79.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.5. 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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Assurant (AIZ) - FREE Research Report

Pagano Christopher J who is EVP, CIO & Treasurer at Assurant sold 1,250 shares at $65.83 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, CIO & Treasurer owned 77,499 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.59% with the 1,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.62, down $2.21, or 3.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Assurant go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,250

The average volume for Assurant has been 564,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Assurant has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 85.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialized insurance products and related services in North America and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.4. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Assurant a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Assurant as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Assurant Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Helmerich & Payne (HP) - FREE Research Report

Petrie Thomas A. who is Director at Helmerich & Payne bought 1,700 shares at $79.52 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,700 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 34% with the 1,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.60, up $1.08, or 1.34% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Helmerich & Payne has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Helmerich & Payne has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 44.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Helmerich & Payne, Inc. engages in the contract drilling of oil and gas wells. It provides drilling rigs, equipments, personnel, and camps on a contract basis to explore for and develop oil and gas from onshore areas and fixed platforms, tension-leg platforms, and spars in offshore areas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Helmerich & Payne a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Helmerich & Payne as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Helmerich & Payne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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