Insider Trading Alert - XOM, SLAB And WCN 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:

Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) - FREE Research Report

Rosenthal David S who is Vice President and Secretary at Exxon Mobil Corporation sold 4,266 shares at $95.96 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Secretary owned 130,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.18% with the 4,266-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $94.44, down $1.52, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Exxon Mobil Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 31,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,862

The average volume for Exxon Mobil Corporation has been 12.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Exxon Mobil Corporation has a market cap of $418.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Exxon Mobil Corporation engages in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas, and manufacture of petroleum products. The company also transports and sells crude oil, natural gas, and petroleum products. It has approximately 37,228 gross and 31,264 net operated wells. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Exxon Mobil Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Exxon Mobil Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Exxon Mobil Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Silicon Laboratories (SLAB) - FREE Research Report

Bresemann David P who is Sr VP & Chief Product Officer at Silicon Laboratories sold 1,500 shares at $41.31 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr VP & Chief Product Officer owned 52,240 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.79% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.32, down $0.99, or 2.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Silicon Laboratories go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,959
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 75,656

The average volume for Silicon Laboratories has been 282,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Silicon Laboratories has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 0.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Silicon Laboratories Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets analog-intensive and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs). The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Silicon Laboratories a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Silicon Laboratories as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Silicon Laboratories Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Waste Connections (WCN) - FREE Research Report

Little James who is Sr. VP at Waste Connections sold 2,905 shares at $44.22 on Dec. 11, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP owned 5,121 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 36.19% with the 2,905-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.99, down $1.23, or 2.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waste Connections go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,650
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 51,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,503

The average volume for Waste Connections has been 562,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Connections has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 29.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated solid waste services company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services. The company operates in four segments: Western, Central, Eastern, and Exploration and Production (E&P). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Waste Connections a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waste Connections as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations 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 Waste Connections Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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