Insider Trading Alert - WNR, GALE, AOS, ALXN And IBKR Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $72.21 to $38,045,742.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Western Refining (WNR) - FREE Research Report

Jewell William R who is Chief Accounting Officer at Western Refining sold 10,000 shares at $40.00 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 88,119 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.19% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.62, down $1.38, or 3.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Refining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 680,351
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 911,617

The average volume for Western Refining has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Refining has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 7.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Western Refining, Inc. operates as an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. It operates in three segments: Refining, Wholesale, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Western Refining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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