Insider Trading Alert - FR, JAH, SWN, WLP And GNRC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 18, 2013, 124 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,000.00 to $864,567,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

First Industrial Realty (FR) - FREE Research Report

Yap Johannson L who is Chief Investment Officer at First Industrial Realty sold 2,000 shares at $16.98 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Investment Officer owned 340,723 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.58% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.14, up $0.16, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Industrial Realty go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,400

The average volume for First Industrial Realty has been 674,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. First Industrial Realty has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 22.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. is a real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It makes investments in industrial properties. The firm owns, manages, acquires, sells, develops, and redevelops industrial real estate. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.01%. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate First Industrial Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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Jarden Corporation (JAH) - FREE Research Report

Sansone Richard T who is EVP, Finance at Jarden Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $57.80 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Finance owned 125,412 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.83% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.05, up $1.25, or 2.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Jarden Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 352,086
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 352,086
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 681,086

The average volume for Jarden Corporation has been 951,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Jarden Corporation has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 71.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Jarden Corporation manufactures, markets, and distributes consumer products in the Unites States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Jarden Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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Southwestern Energy Company (SWN) - FREE Research Report

Bolander James L Jr who is Vice President at Southwestern Energy Company sold 1,000 shares at $37.90 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 25,448 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.78% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.13, up $1.23, or 3.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwestern Energy Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,641
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,641
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,641

The average volume for Southwestern Energy Company has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwestern Energy Company has a market cap of $13.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 15.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Southwestern Energy Company, an independent energy company, engages in the exploration, development, and production of natural gas and oil primarily in the United States. The company operates through two segments, Exploration and Production, and Midstream Services. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Southwestern Energy Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 19 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwestern Energy Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Southwestern Energy Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WellPoint (WLP) - FREE Research Report

Zoretic Richard C who is EVP, Gov Business Division at WellPoint sold 889 shares at $87.69 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Gov Business Division owned 62,522 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.4% with the 889-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.31, up $0.62, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WellPoint go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,558
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,558
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,614

The average volume for WellPoint has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WellPoint has a market cap of $25.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 46.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

WellPoint, Inc., a health benefits company, through its subsidiaries, offers network-based managed care plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Commercial, Consumer, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate WellPoint a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WellPoint 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, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels 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 WellPoint Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Generac Holdings (GNRC) - FREE Research Report

Pascavis Roger who is Executive Vice President at Generac Holdings sold 23,622 shares at $53.05 on Dec. 18, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 29,628 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.36% with the 23,622-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.62, up $1.57, or 2.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Generac Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,759
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,759
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14.1 million

The average volume for Generac Holdings has been 776,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Generac Holdings has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 59.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Generac Holdings Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets a range of generators and other engine powered products for the residential, light commercial, industrial, and construction markets in the United States Canada, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.0. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Generac Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Generac Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, 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 Generac Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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