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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