Insider Trading Alert - ABFS, WMB, AMTD, WEX And WERN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 10, 2013, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $495.90 to $1,382,884,839.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Arkansas Best Corporation (ABFS) - FREE Research Report

Echols Walter J who is VP - Real Estate at Arkansas Best Corporation sold 2,624 shares at $33.68 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP - Real Estate owned 42,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.88% with the 2,624-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.47, down $1.21, or 3.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Arkansas Best Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,952

The average volume for Arkansas Best Corporation has been 512,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Arkansas Best Corporation has a market cap of $863.5 million and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 251.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Arkansas Best Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides freight transportation services and solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.36%. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Arkansas Best Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Arkansas Best Corporation as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Arkansas Best Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Williams Companies (WMB) - FREE Research Report

Timmermans Ted T who is Vice President and Controller at Williams Companies sold 1,000 shares at $35.86 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Controller owned 1,423 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 41.27% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.75, down $1.11, or 3.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Williams Companies go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,000

The average volume for Williams Companies has been 5.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Williams Companies has a market cap of $24.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 8.37% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 40.7. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Williams Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Williams Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Williams Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) - FREE Research Report

TD Luxembourg International Holdings S.a r.l. who is 10% Owner at TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation sold 5.5 million shares at $28.22 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 226.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.37% with the 5.5 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.25, up $1.03, or 3.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,378
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,378
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 58,378

The average volume for TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a market cap of $16.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 73.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WEX (WEX) - FREE Research Report

Hogan George W who is SVP, General Mgr, FleetOne LLC at WEX sold 1,350 shares at $99.40 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Mgr, FleetOne LLC owned 9,356 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.61% with the 1,350-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $96.77, down $2.63, or 2.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WEX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,850
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,729
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,662

The average volume for WEX has been 179,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. WEX has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 29.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

WEX Inc. provides corporate card payment solutions in North and South America, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. It operates in two segments, Fleet Payment Solutions and Other Payment Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate WEX a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WEX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full WEX Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Werner (WERN) - FREE Research Report

Werner Gary L who is Chairman at Werner sold 4,500 shares at $24.18 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 1.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.26% with the 4,500-share transaction.

Werner Gregory L who is Vice Chairman & CEO at Werner sold 7,589 shares at $24.13 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman & CEO owned 3.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.22% with the 7,589-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.91, down $0.22, or 0.93% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Werner has been 617,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Werner has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 11.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Werner Enterprises, Inc., a transportation and logistics company, engages in hauling truckload shipments of general commodities in interstate and intrastate commerce in the United States, Mexico, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Werner a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Werner 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, increase in stock price during the past year and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Werner Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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