Insider Trading Alert - CTL, CNQR, EXPR, DLTR And SGEN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 5, 2013, 115 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $322.40 to $43,442,751.80.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CenturyLink (CTL) - FREE Research Report

Melville C G Jr who is Director at CenturyLink sold 500 shares at $30.79 on Dec. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,738 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.91% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.13, up $0.34, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CenturyLink go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,113

The average volume for CenturyLink has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CenturyLink has a market cap of $18.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 21.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CenturyLink, Inc. operates as an integrated telecommunications company in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7%. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate CenturyLink a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CenturyLink as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its expanding profit margins over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full CenturyLink Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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