Insider Trading Alert - APOL, OPK And MMM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 19, 2014, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $21.54 to $422,568,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Apollo Education Group (APOL) - FREE Research Report

Martin Sean who is SVP, General Counsel at Apollo Education Group sold 3,709 shares at $32.05 on Feb. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel owned 111,958 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.21% with the 3,709-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.92, up $0.87, or 2.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apollo Education Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,795
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 70,108
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 105,704

The average volume for Apollo Education Group has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apollo Education Group has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 20.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Apollo Education Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides online and on-campus educational programs and services at the undergraduate, master's, and doctoral levels. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Apollo Education Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apollo Education Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Apollo Education Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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