Insider Trading Alert - AXP, CME, GLUU, FLT And WDR Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, 95 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $413.92 to $325,011,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

American Express (AXP) - FREE Research Report

Gilligan Edward P who is President, American Express Co at American Express sold 47,720 shares at $85.39 on Feb. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, American Express Co owned 129,200 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.97% with the 47,720-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.04, up $2.65, or 3.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Express go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 64,443
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 88,525

The average volume for American Express has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Express has a market cap of $91.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 4.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

American Express Company provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to customers worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate American Express a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Express as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. 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 American Express Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CME Group (CME) - FREE Research Report

Odom C C II who is Director at CME Group sold 2,000 shares at $73.59 on Feb. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,003 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.99% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.87, up $2.28, or 3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CME Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 350
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,548
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 350
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,635

The average volume for CME Group has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CME Group has a market cap of $25.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 3.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CME Group Inc. operates the CME, CBOT, NYMEX COMEX, and KCBT futures exchanges worldwide. It operates CBOT exchange, a marketplace for trading agricultural and the U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.0. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate CME Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CME Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full CME Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Glu Mobile (GLUU) - FREE Research Report

Nada Hany who is Director at Glu Mobile sold 400,000 shares at $4.99 on Feb. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 66,602 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 85.73% with the 400,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.92, down $0.07, or 1.39% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Glu Mobile has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Glu Mobile has a market cap of $385.1 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 27.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Glu Mobile Inc. develops and publishes a portfolio of action/adventure and casual games for the users of smartphones and tablet devices. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Glu Mobile a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Glu Mobile as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its disappointing return on equity. Get the full Glu Mobile Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fleetcor Technologies (FLT) - FREE Research Report

Freund Charles Richard who is President, Developing Markets at Fleetcor Technologies sold 1,940 shares at $115.00 on Feb. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Developing Markets owned 5,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.95% with the 1,940-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $115.50, up $0.50, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fleetcor Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,970
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 107,970
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.9 million

The average volume for Fleetcor Technologies has been 971,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Fleetcor Technologies has a market cap of $9.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 0.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

FleetCor Technologies, Inc. provides fuel cards and workforce payment products and services to businesses, commercial fleets, oil companies, petroleum marketers, and government entities in North America, Latin America, and Europe. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.4. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Fleetcor Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fleetcor Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Fleetcor Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR) - FREE Research Report

Raines James M who is Director at Waddell & Reed Financial sold 4,143 shares at $67.73 on Feb. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,492 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.91% with the 4,143-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.91, down $0.82, or 1.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waddell & Reed Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 61
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,500

The average volume for Waddell & Reed Financial has been 643,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Waddell & Reed Financial has a market cap of $5.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 2.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides investment management, investment product underwriting and distribution, and shareholder services administration to mutual funds, and institutional and separately managed accounts in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Waddell & Reed Financial a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waddell & Reed Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Waddell & Reed Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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