Insider Trading Alert - NS, GEO And NU Traded By Insiders

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

Yesterday, March 17, 2014, 130 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $559.00 to $22,026,172.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

NuStar Energy L.P (NS) - FREE Research Report

Greehey William E who is Director at NuStar Energy L.P bought 19,334 shares at $52.26 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.82% with the 19,334-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.94, down $0.32, or 0.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NuStar Energy L.P go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 35,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 35,700
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 137,800

The average volume for NuStar Energy L.P has been 453,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. NuStar Energy L.P has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 3.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

NuStar Energy L.P. is engaged in the terminalling, storage, and marketing of petroleum products, and transportation of petroleum products and anhydrous ammonia primarily in the United States and the Netherlands. The company operates in three segments: Storage, Pipeline, and Fuels Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 8.33%. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates NuStar Energy L.P a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on NS - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NuStar Energy L.P as a hold. The company's strongest point has been its expanding profit margins. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full NuStar Energy L.P Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Geo Group (GEO) - FREE Research Report

Glanton Richard H who is Director at Geo Group sold 3,000 shares at $32.07 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,621 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 64.92% with the 3,000-share transaction.

Foreman Anne N who is Director at Geo Group sold 2,000 shares at $32.16 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,653 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.83% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.40, up $0.24, or 0.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Geo Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,034
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,034
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,034

The average volume for Geo Group has been 513,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Geo Group has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 0.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The GEO Group, Inc. provides government-outsourced services specializing in the management of correctional, detention, and re-entry facilities, and the provision of community based services and youth services in the United States, Australia, South Africa, the United Kingdom, and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Geo Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on GEO - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Geo Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Geo Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Northeast Utilities (NU) - FREE Research Report

Nolan Joseph R Jr who is SVP-Corporate Relations at Northeast Utilities sold 5,942 shares at $44.62 on March 17, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP-Corporate Relations owned 52,948 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.09% with the 5,942-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.50, down $1.12, or 2.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Northeast Utilities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,229
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,688
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,322

The average volume for Northeast Utilities has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Northeast Utilities has a market cap of $13.7 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 2.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Northeast Utilities, a public utility company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the energy delivery business. The company is involved in generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity; and distribution of natural gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Northeast Utilities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on NU - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Northeast Utilities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Northeast Utilities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

null

More from Markets

Three Big Factors That Rocked the Stock Market Tuesday

Three Big Factors That Rocked the Stock Market Tuesday

Dow Tumbles Over 400 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Finish Lower

Dow Tumbles Over 400 Points; S&P 500 and Nasdaq Also Finish Lower

Caterpillar Bulldozes Industrial Sector With Bad News on Earnings Call

Caterpillar Bulldozes Industrial Sector With Bad News on Earnings Call

Jim Cramer: If You're Afraid of the 10-Year Yield, Go to Cash

Jim Cramer: If You're Afraid of the 10-Year Yield, Go to Cash

Eli Lilly CEO Expresses Confidence in New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug

Eli Lilly CEO Expresses Confidence in New Rheumatoid Arthritis Drug