Insider Trading Alert - MMS, APO, EDR, DLR And MAC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 11, 2013, 145 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $117.00 to $353,142,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Maximus (MMS) - FREE Research Report

Lederer Paul R who is Director at Maximus sold 1,700 shares at $43.94 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 97,081 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.72% with the 1,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.47, down $0.47, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maximus go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,198
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,793
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,793

The average volume for Maximus has been 411,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Maximus has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 38.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MAXIMUS, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom, and Saudi Arabia. The company operates in two segments, Health Services and Human Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Maximus a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Maximus 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Maximus 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 121,237 shares at $30.27 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 504,190 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.38% with the 121,237-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.65, down $0.62, or 2.1% 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 74.25% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 13.06%. 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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Education Realty (EDR) - FREE Research Report

Barrow Monte J who is Director at Education Realty sold 5,650 shares at $9.00 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 28,201 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.69% with the 5,650-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.67, down $0.33, or 3.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Education Realty go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 25,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 37,400

The average volume for Education Realty has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Education Realty has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 15.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Education Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), develops, acquires, owns, and manages student housing communities located near university campuses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.91%. The company has a P/E ratio of 224.2. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Education Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Education Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and poor profit margins. Get the full Education Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Digital Realty (DLR) - FREE Research Report

Earley Kathleen who is Director at Digital Realty bought 200 shares at $46.60 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 250 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 400% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.74, down $1.86, or 4.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Digital Realty go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,009
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 45,209
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50,209

The average volume for Digital Realty has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Digital Realty has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 33.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.7. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Digital Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Digital Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Digital Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Macerich Company (MAC) - FREE Research Report

Sexton Dr William P who is Director at Macerich Company sold 4,000 shares at $60.41 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,642 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 60.22% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.22, down $2.19, or 3.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Macerich Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,239
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,239
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,239

The average volume for Macerich Company has been 895,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Macerich Company has a market cap of $8.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 2.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Macerich Company is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Macerich Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Macerich Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Macerich Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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