Insider Trading Alert - DIS, WAT And TEN Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $98.40 to $9,872,759.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Walt Disney (DIS) - FREE Research Report

Braverman Alan N who is Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy at Walt Disney sold 7,697 shares at $80.00 on Feb. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr EVP, General Counsel & Secy owned 216,271 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.44% with the 7,697-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.06, up $1.06, or 1.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Walt Disney go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,048
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 61,783
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 71,783

The average volume for Walt Disney has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Walt Disney has a market cap of $138.7 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 4.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Walt Disney Company operates as an entertainment company worldwide. The company operates in five segments: Media Networks, Parks and Resorts, Studio Entertainment, Consumer Products, and Interactive. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Walt Disney a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Walt Disney as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Walt Disney Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Waters Corporation (WAT) - FREE Research Report

Berendt Michael J who is Director at Waters Corporation sold 7,000 shares at $113.78 on Feb. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.82% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $114.43, up $0.65, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waters Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for Waters Corporation has been 570,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Waters Corporation has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 13.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Waters Corporation operates as an analytical instrument manufacturer in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Waters Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waters Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Waters Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tenneco (TEN) - FREE Research Report

Bauer Brent J who is Senior Vice President at Tenneco sold 10,000 shares at $60.00 on Feb. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 12,336 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.77% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.84, up $0.84, or 1.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tenneco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Tenneco has been 547,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tenneco has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 7.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Tenneco Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells emission control and ride control systems and products for light, commercial, and specialty vehicle applications worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Tenneco a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tenneco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Tenneco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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