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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American Water Works (AWK) - FREE Research Report

Evanson Paul J who is Director at American Water Works bought 5,000 shares at $44.49 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,802 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 56.81% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.44, down $0.05, or 0.11% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for American Water Works has been 755,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Water Works has a market cap of $7.9 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 5.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American Water Works Company, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides water and wastewater services in the United States and Canada. The company's Regulated Businesses segment offers water and wastewater services to approximately 1,500 communities in 16 states. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate American Water Works a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Water Works as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full American Water Works Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TAL International Group (TAL) - FREE Research Report

Sondey Brian who is Chairman, President & CEO at TAL International Group sold 64,600 shares at $43.62 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, President & CEO owned 206,370 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.84% with the 64,600-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.98, up $1.36, or 3.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TAL International Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,293
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,793

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 646,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 21.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TAL International Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, leases intermodal transportation equipment and provides maritime container management services worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate TAL International Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity 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 TAL International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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