Insider Trading Alert - MMS, APO, TRS, XOM And DLPH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 17, 2013, 129 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $69.90 to $563,062,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Maximus (MMS) - FREE Research Report

Andrekovich Mark who is Chief of Human Capital at Maximus sold 2,705 shares at $43.62 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief of Human Capital owned 50,036 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.13% with the 2,705-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.12, down $0.50, or 1.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maximus go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,898
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 47,493
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,493

The average volume for Maximus has been 396,600 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 36.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 0.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.0. 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 223,562 shares at $30.30 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 280,628 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.34% with the 223,562-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.05, down $0.25, or 0.84% 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 $4.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 75.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 12.96%. 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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TriMas Corporation (TRS) - FREE Research Report

Tredwell Daniel P who is Director at TriMas Corporation sold 120,000 shares at $37.67 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 99,814 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.59% with the 120,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.34, up $0.67, or 1.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TriMas Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,500

The average volume for TriMas Corporation has been 289,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. TriMas Corporation has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 36.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TriMas Corporation designs, manufactures, and distributes various products for commercial, industrial, and consumer markets worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate TriMas Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TriMas Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 TriMas Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Exxon Mobil Corporation (XOM) - FREE Research Report

Albers Mark W who is Senior Vice President at Exxon Mobil Corporation sold 52,300 shares at $97.37 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 580,724 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.26% with the 52,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $97.73, up $0.36, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Exxon Mobil Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,014
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,466
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,128

The average volume for Exxon Mobil Corporation has been 12.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Exxon Mobil Corporation has a market cap of $424.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 11.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 2.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7. 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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Delphi Automotive (DLPH) - FREE Research Report

Mahoney Sean O who is Director at Delphi Automotive sold 2,500 shares at $58.92 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,368 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.05% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.32, up $0.40, or 0.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delphi Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,658
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,316
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 76,474

The average volume for Delphi Automotive has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delphi Automotive has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 55.9% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Delphi Automotive PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures vehicle components; and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain, safety, and thermal technology solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.8. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Delphi Automotive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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