Insider Trading Alert - FIVE, WMB And GM 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:

Five Below (FIVE) - FREE Research Report

Schlessinger David who is Executive Chairman at Five Below sold 2,470 shares at $40.25 on March 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 953,340 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.26% with the 2,470-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.08, down $1.17, or 2.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Five Below go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,000

The average volume for Five Below has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Five Below has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are down 9.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Five Below, Inc. operates as a specialty value retailer in the United States. The company offers various products priced at $5 and below. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Five Below a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Five Below as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, premium valuation, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Five Below Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Williams Companies (WMB) - FREE Research Report

Ewing Robyn L who is Senior Vice President at Williams Companies sold 47,642 shares at $42.47 on March 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 121,904 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.1% with the 47,642-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.51, up $0.04, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Williams Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,148
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,148

The average volume for Williams Companies has been 8.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Williams Companies has a market cap of $29.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.06% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Williams Companies, Inc. operates as an energy infrastructure company. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.79%. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.3. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Williams Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Williams Companies as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock performance, considering both the consistency and magnitude of the price movement over time. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Williams Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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General Motors (GM) - FREE Research Report

Stevens Charles K. III who is Executive Vice President & CFO at General Motors sold 3,048 shares at $36.50 on March 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 3,048-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.67, up $1.17, or 3.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for General Motors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 226,660
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 226,660
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 226,660

The average volume for General Motors has been 26.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. General Motors has a market cap of $59.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 8.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

General Motors Company (GM) designs, manufactures, and markets cars, crossovers, trucks, and automobile parts worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate General Motors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates General Motors as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full General Motors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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