Insider Trading Alert - APO, MS And KEX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 13, 2014, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,198.88 to $4,397,881,850,959.55.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Apollo Global Management (APO) - FREE Research Report

Suydam John J who is Chief Legal & Compl. Officer at Apollo Global Management sold 23,762 shares at $32.00 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Legal & Compl. Officer owned 881,858 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.62% with the 23,762-share transaction.

Zelter James C who is Managing Dir - Credit at Apollo Global Management sold 61,699 shares at $32.00 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Managing Dir - Credit owned 289,139 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.59% with the 61,699-share transaction.

Kelly Martin who is Chief Financial Officer at Apollo Global Management sold 10,358 shares at $32.00 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 379,329 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.66% with the 10,358-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.99, down $1.01, or 3.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apollo Global Management go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,280

The average volume for Apollo Global Management has been 999,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Apollo Global Management has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 0.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Apollo Global Management, LLC is a publicly owned investment manager. It primarily provides its services to endowment and sovereign wealth funds, as well as other institutional and individual investors. The firm manages client focused portfolios. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 12.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.0. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Apollo Global Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apollo Global Management as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Apollo Global Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Morgan Stanley (MS) - FREE Research Report

Wirth Paul C who is Deputy Chief Financial Officer at Morgan Stanley sold 25,000 shares at $30.20 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Deputy Chief Financial Officer owned 192,991 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.47% with the 25,000-share transaction.

Rosenthal James A who is Chief Operating Officer at Morgan Stanley sold 33,500 shares at $30.18 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 138,643 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.46% with the 33,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.75, down $0.43, or 1.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Morgan Stanley go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 37,429
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,429
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,133

The average volume for Morgan Stanley has been 12.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Morgan Stanley has a market cap of $58.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 4.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Morgan Stanley, a financial holding company, provides various financial products and services to corporations, governments, financial institutions, and individuals worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Morgan Stanley a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Morgan Stanley as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and notable return on equity. 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 Morgan Stanley Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kirby (KEX) - FREE Research Report

Coulter Michael W. who is President-United Holdings LLC at Kirby sold 1,787 shares at $98.31 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the President-United Holdings LLC owned 8,361 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.61% with the 1,787-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $101.70, up $3.39, or 3.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kirby go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,681
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,681
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 211,154

The average volume for Kirby has been 358,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kirby has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 1.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kirby a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kirby as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Kirby Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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