Insider Trading Alert - WAB, DXCM And CMCSA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 27, 2014, 119 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.26 to $40,800,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies (WAB) - FREE Research Report

Kassling William E who is Director at Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies sold 40,500 shares at $78.80 on Feb. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.3% with the 40,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $79.23, up $0.43, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,824
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,824
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,824

The average volume for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has been 641,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 5.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Corporation, doing business as Wabtec Corporation, provides technology-based products and services for the freight rail and passenger transit industries worldwide. It operates in two segments, Freight and Transit. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DexCom (DXCM) - FREE Research Report

Topol Eric who is Director at DexCom sold 50,000 shares at $45.17 on Feb. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 90,909 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.48% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.47, up $0.30, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DexCom go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,321
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,478
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 87,546

The average volume for DexCom has been 750,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. DexCom has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 30.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

DexCom, Inc., a medical device company, focuses on the design, development, and commercialization of continuous glucose monitoring systems. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate DexCom a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DexCom as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its disappointing return on equity. Get the full DexCom Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Comcast (CMCSA) - FREE Research Report

Bacon Kenneth J who is Director at Comcast sold 7,000 shares at $50.62 on Feb. 27, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,987 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.34% with the 7,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.72, up $1.10, or 2.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Comcast go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,754
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,754
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,754

The average volume for Comcast has been 13.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Comcast has a market cap of $108.4 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 2.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Comcast Corporation operates as a media and technology company worldwide. It operates through Cable Communications, Cable Networks, Broadcast Television, Filmed Entertainment, and Theme Parks segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently there are 21 analysts that rate Comcast a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Comcast as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Comcast Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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