Insider Trading Alert - FAST, PBCT, ACAS, IBKR And TRLA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 28, 2014, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $440.99 to $7,539,344.56.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Fastenal Company (FAST) - FREE Research Report

Lundquist Nicholas J who is Executive Vice-President at Fastenal Company bought 4,000 shares at $44.79 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice-President owned 206,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.98% with the 4,000-share transaction.

Ancius Michael J who is Director at Fastenal Company bought 485 shares at $44.50 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,364 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.05% with the 485-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.97, down $0.53, or 1.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fastenal Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,300
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 200,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 200,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,235
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 300,000

The average volume for Fastenal Company has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fastenal Company has a market cap of $13.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 6.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Fastenal Company, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesaler and retailer of industrial and construction supplies in the United States, Canada, and internationally. The company offers fasteners and other industrial and construction supplies under the Fastenal name. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.24%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fastenal Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fastenal Company 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, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Fastenal Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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People's United Financial (PBCT) - FREE Research Report

Daukas Galan G who is Sr. Executive Vice President at People's United Financial bought 11,400 shares at $14.66 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Executive Vice President owned 11,400 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 11,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.37, down $0.29, or 2.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for People's United Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,014

The average volume for People's United Financial has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. People's United Financial has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 3.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

People's United Financial, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for People's United Bank that provides commercial banking, retail and business banking, and wealth management services to individual, corporate, and municipal customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate People's United Financial a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates People's United Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins 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 People's United Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Capital (ACAS) - FREE Research Report

Flax Samuel Allan who is EVP, GC and Secretary at American Capital sold 261 shares at $15.71 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, GC and Secretary owned 415,137 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.06% with the 261-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.76, up $0.05, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,898
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 96,746
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 115,904

The average volume for American Capital has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 1.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

American Capital, Ltd. is a private equity and venture capital firm specializing in management and employee buyouts, leveraged finance, mezzanine, acquisition, recapitalization, middle market, and growth capital investments. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate American Capital a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Capital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full American Capital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - FREE Research Report

Nemser Earl H who is Vice Chairman at Interactive Brokers Group sold 15,474 shares at $21.64 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 129,541 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.67% with the 15,474-share transaction.

Brody Paul Jonathan who is Chief Financial Officer at Interactive Brokers Group sold 8,603 shares at $21.64 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 72,021 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.67% with the 8,603-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.68, up $0.04, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 53,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 110,000

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 603,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Interactive Brokers Group has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 13.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Interactive Brokers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Interactive Brokers Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Interactive Brokers Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Inkinen Sami who is Director at Trulia sold 5,800 shares at $34.40 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 839,503 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.69% with the 5,800-share transaction.

Flint Peter who is Chief Executive Officer at Trulia sold 9,200 shares at $34.40 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.61% with the 9,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.25, down $0.15, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Trulia go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 76,040
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 205,051
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 507,219

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 0.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. The company has a P/E ratio of 226.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Trulia a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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