Insider Trading Alert - WWW, ESL, LXP, LECO And MTN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 13, 2013, 134 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $14.34 to $156,760,095.40.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Wolverine World Wide (WWW) - FREE Research Report

Peterson Shirley D who is Director at Wolverine World Wide sold 3,000 shares at $32.10 on Dec. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.17, up $0.07, or 0.22% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Wolverine World Wide has been 988,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Wolverine World Wide has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Wolverine World Wide, Inc. designs, manufactures, sources, and markets branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Wolverine World Wide a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wolverine World Wide as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Wolverine World Wide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Esterline Technologies (ESL) - FREE Research Report

Winship Henry Ward Iv who is Director at Esterline Technologies bought 103,528 shares at $91.84 on Dec. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.38% with the 103,528-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $92.00, up $0.16, or 0.18% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Esterline Technologies has been 162,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Esterline Technologies has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 45.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Esterline Technologies Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets engineered products and systems primarily for aerospace and defense customers in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Esterline Technologies a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Esterline Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Esterline Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lexington Realty (LXP) - FREE Research Report

Rouse Richard J who is Vice Chairman and CIO at Lexington Realty sold 20,000 shares at $10.13 on Dec. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman and CIO owned 543,726 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.55% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.11, down $0.02, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lexington Realty go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for Lexington Realty has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lexington Realty has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are unchanged year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lexington Corporate Properties Trust operates as a self-managed and self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The company acquires, owns, and manages a portfolio of office, industrial, and retail properties net-leased to corporate tenants in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.32%. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Lexington Realty a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lexington Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Lexington Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lincoln Electric Holdings (LECO) - FREE Research Report

Stueber Frederick G who is Sr. VP, General Counsel & Secy at Lincoln Electric Holdings sold 8,064 shares at $70.82 on Dec. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, General Counsel & Secy owned 31,207 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.53% with the 8,064-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.72, down $0.10, or 0.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lincoln Electric Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,954
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,954
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,954

The average volume for Lincoln Electric Holdings has been 323,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lincoln Electric Holdings has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 48.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of welding, cutting, and brazing products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Lincoln Electric Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lincoln Electric Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Lincoln Electric Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Vail Resorts (MTN) - FREE Research Report

Schoppet Mark L who is SVP, Controller & CAO at Vail Resorts sold 3,252 shares at $73.67 on Dec. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Controller & CAO owned 5,214 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.41% with the 3,252-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.75, up $0.08, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vail Resorts go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,529

The average volume for Vail Resorts has been 145,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Vail Resorts has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 35.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Vail Resorts, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates resorts in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Mountain, Lodging, and Real Estate. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 106.5. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Vail Resorts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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