Insider Trading Alert - SPW, AWK And TAL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 5, 2014, 233 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.59 to $85,937,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

SPX Corporation (SPW) - FREE Research Report

Whitted J Michael who is V.P., Corporate Development at SPX Corporation sold 4,588 shares at $106.77 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the V.P., Corporate Development owned 59,282 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.18% with the 4,588-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $108.53, up $1.76, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SPX Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,297
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,297
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,297

The average volume for SPX Corporation has been 285,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. SPX Corporation has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 8.42% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

SPX Corporation provides specialized engineered solutions worldwide. It primarily operates in two segments, Flow Technology, and Thermal Equipment and Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate SPX Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SPX Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations 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 SPX Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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