Insider Trading Alert - IR, WAC And STI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 3, 2014, 139 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,308.00 to $197,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ingersoll-Rand (IR) - FREE Research Report

Avedon Marcia J who is Senior Vice President at Ingersoll-Rand sold 14,183 shares at $60.29 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 103,926 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.01% with the 14,183-share transaction.

Wyman Todd D who is Senior Vice President at Ingersoll-Rand sold 11,287 shares at $60.24 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 44,041 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.4% with the 11,287-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.32, up $1.08, or 1.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ingersoll-Rand go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 585
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 65
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 585
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 65
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 585

The average volume for Ingersoll-Rand has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ingersoll-Rand has a market cap of $17.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 2.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ingersoll-Rand plc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, sells, and services a portfolio of industrial and commercial products in the United States and internationally. It operates through Climate and Industrial segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Ingersoll-Rand a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ingersoll-Rand as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ingersoll-Rand Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Walter Investment Management (WAC) - FREE Research Report

Dixon Denmar John who is Vice Chairman and Exec. V.P. at Walter Investment Management bought 2,500 shares at $25.11 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman and Exec. V.P. owned 229,028 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.1% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.16, up $1.05, or 4.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Walter Investment Management go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,765
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,765
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 75,523

The average volume for Walter Investment Management has been 816,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Walter Investment Management has a market cap of $945.7 million and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 27.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Walter Investment Management Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides business services to the residential mortgage industry in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.9. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Walter Investment Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Walter Investment Management as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been a generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Walter Investment Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SunTrust Banks (STI) - FREE Research Report

Freeman Thomas E who is Corp. EVP & Chief Credit Off. at SunTrust Banks sold 13,157 shares at $37.90 on March 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Corp. EVP & Chief Credit Off. owned 43,635 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.17% with the 13,157-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.78, down $0.12, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SunTrust Banks go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,536
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,587

The average volume for SunTrust Banks has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SunTrust Banks has a market cap of $20.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 1.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

SunTrust Banks, Inc. operates as the holding company for SunTrust Bank that provides various financial services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Consumer Banking and Private Wealth Management, Wholesale Banking, and Mortgage Banking. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate SunTrust Banks a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SunTrust Banks as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins, 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 somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full SunTrust Banks Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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