Insider Trading Alert - WCN, PH And ADI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 6, 2014, 101 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $393.74 to $268,715,620.68.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Waste Connections (WCN) - FREE Research Report

Hansen Eric who is Vice President at Waste Connections sold 4,965 shares at $43.74 on March 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 17,652 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.95% with the 4,965-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.22, up $0.48, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waste Connections go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,259
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,259
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,560

The average volume for Waste Connections has been 715,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Connections has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 0.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated municipal solid waste company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Western, Central, Eastern, and Exploration and Production (E&P). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.7. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Waste Connections a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waste Connections as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Waste Connections Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Parker Hannifin Corporation (PH) - FREE Research Report

Dedinsky John G Jr who is VP-Gbl Supply Chain/Procuremnt at Parker Hannifin Corporation sold 5,119 shares at $121.61 on March 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP-Gbl Supply Chain/Procuremnt owned 26,032 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.43% with the 5,119-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $124.40, up $2.79, or 2.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parker Hannifin Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,988
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,988
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,434

The average volume for Parker Hannifin Corporation has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Parker Hannifin Corporation has a market cap of $18.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 5.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Parker-Hannifin Corporation manufactures motion and control technologies and systems for various mobile, industrial, and aerospace markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Parker Hannifin Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Parker Hannifin Corporation 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, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Parker Hannifin Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Analog Devices (ADI) - FREE Research Report

Stata Ray who is Director at Analog Devices sold 50,000 shares at $51.12 on March 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 552,411 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.3% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.50, up $0.38, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Analog Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 125,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 147,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 147,000

The average volume for Analog Devices has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Analog Devices has a market cap of $16.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 0.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Analog Devices, Inc. is engaged in the design, manufacture, and marketing of analog, mixed-signal, and digital signal processing integrated circuits (ICs) for use in industrial, automotive, consumer, and communication markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.89%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Analog Devices a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Analog Devices as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Analog Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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