Insider Trading Alert - NEU, CYS And NI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 24, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $614.00 to $8,867,579,754,879.72.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

NewMarket Corporation (NEU) - FREE Research Report

Fiorenza David A who is VP & Chief Financial Officer at NewMarket Corporation sold 700 shares at $367.27 on Feb. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Financial Officer owned 1,257 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.77% with the 700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $366.97, down $0.30, or 0.08% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for NewMarket Corporation has been 51,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. NewMarket Corporation has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 8.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

NewMarket Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the petroleum additives and real estate development businesses. It operates in two segments, Petroleum Additives and Real Estate Development. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently there are no analysts that rate NewMarket Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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CYS Investments (CYS) - FREE Research Report

Grant Kevin E who is Chairman, CEO, CIO, President at CYS Investments sold 170,332 shares at $8.66 on Feb. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO, CIO, President owned 605,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.94% with the 170,332-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.69, up $0.03, or 0.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CYS Investments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 34,248
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 34,248
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 84,633

The average volume for CYS Investments has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CYS Investments has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 16.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CYS Investments, Inc., a specialty finance company, makes leveraged investments in whole-pool residential mortgage pass-through securities where the principal and interest payments are guaranteed. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.85%. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate CYS Investments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CYS Investments as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full CYS Investments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NiSource (NI) - FREE Research Report

Kettering Glen L who is Sr VP & Interim Group CEO at NiSource sold 14,000 shares at $35.27 on Feb. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr VP & Interim Group CEO owned 110,470 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.25% with the 14,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.59, up $0.32, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NiSource go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,500

The average volume for NiSource has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NiSource has a market cap of $11.1 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 7.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, through its subsidiaries, provides natural gas, electricity, and other products and services. It operates in three segments: Gas Distribution Operations, Gas Transmission and Storage Operations, and Electric Operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate NiSource a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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

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