Insider Trading Alert - EA, WRI And CNC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 26, 2014, 172 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $41.00 to $204,930,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Electronic Arts (EA) - FREE Research Report

Soderlund Patrick who is EVP EA Games at Electronic Arts sold 40,000 shares at $28.34 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP EA Games owned 36,133 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 52.54% with the 40,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.19, down $0.15, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Electronic Arts go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 279,874

The average volume for Electronic Arts has been 5.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Electronic Arts has a market cap of $8.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 23.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Electronic Arts Inc. develops, markets, publishes, and distributes game software content and services for video game consoles, personal computers, mobile phones, tablets and electronic readers, and the Internet. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Electronic Arts a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Electronic Arts as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Electronic Arts Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Weingarten Realty Investors (WRI) - FREE Research Report

Dow Melvin A who is Director at Weingarten Realty Investors sold 6,357 shares at $30.72 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 388,861 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.61% with the 6,357-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.81, up $0.09, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Weingarten Realty Investors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,998
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,998
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,998

The average volume for Weingarten Realty Investors has been 812,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Weingarten Realty Investors has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 13.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Weingarten Realty Investors is a publically owned equity real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of United States. The firm engages in ownership, management, acquisition, development and redevelopment. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.22%. The company has a P/E ratio of 46.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Weingarten Realty Investors a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Weingarten Realty Investors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Weingarten Realty Investors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Centene Corporation (CNC) - FREE Research Report

Williamson Keith H who is EVP, Secr. & General Counsel at Centene Corporation sold 4,000 shares at $63.00 on Feb. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Secr. & General Counsel owned 61,571 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.1% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.05, up $0.05, or 0.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Centene Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 17,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 34,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,000

The average volume for Centene Corporation has been 592,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Centene Corporation has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 6.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Centene Corporation provides multi-line healthcare programs and services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Medicaid Managed Care and Specialty Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.8. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Centene Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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