Insider Trading Alert - WAB, SFLY And BBEP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 4, 2014, 177 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,320.24 to $419,318,750.00.

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 24,500 shares at $79.06 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.06% with the 24,500-share transaction.

Meyer David J who is Vice President at Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies sold 7,426 shares at $79.51 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 14,718 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.54% with the 7,426-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.68, up $1.17, or 1.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,893
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,893
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,717

The average volume for Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has been 627,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 6.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 26.2. 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Westinghouse Air Brake Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Shutterfly (SFLY) - FREE Research Report

Manca Brian who is VP, Chief Accounting Officer at Shutterfly sold 1,464 shares at $55.00 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Chief Accounting Officer owned 24,850 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.56% with the 1,464-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.65, down $1.35, or 2.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Shutterfly go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 120,073
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 120,073
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 140,584

The average volume for Shutterfly has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shutterfly has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 4.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Shutterfly, Inc. is engaged in the manufacture and retail of digital personalized products and services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 221.7. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Shutterfly a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Shutterfly as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Shutterfly Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BreitBurn Energy Partners (BBEP) - FREE Research Report

McFarland Bruce D who is VP and Treasurer at BreitBurn Energy Partners sold 9,852 shares at $20.23 on March 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP and Treasurer owned 24,671 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.54% with the 9,852-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.18, down $0.05, or 0.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BreitBurn Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,535
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for BreitBurn Energy Partners has been 779,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. BreitBurn Energy Partners has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 0.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

BreitBurn Energy Partners L.P. engages in the acquisition, exploitation, and development of oil and gas properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 9.76%. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate BreitBurn Energy Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BreitBurn Energy Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, 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 BreitBurn Energy Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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