Insider Trading Alert - UNP, EGP And ARCP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 21, 2014, 37 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $415.74 to $3,850,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Union Pacific (UNP) - FREE Research Report

Butler Eric L, who is Evp Mktg & Sales at Union Pacific, sold 10,008 shares at $190.00 on April 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp Mktg & Sales owned 97,562 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.3% with the 10,008-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $192.20, up $2.20, or 1.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Union Pacific go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,273
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,240
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 70,654

The average volume for Union Pacific has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Union Pacific has a market cap of $85.9 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 14.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Union Pacific Corporation, through its subsidiary, Union Pacific Railroad Company, provides rail transportation services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.1. Currently, there are 14 analysts who rate Union Pacific a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Union Pacific as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Union Pacific Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EastGroup Properties (EGP) - FREE Research Report

Hoster David H Ii, who is President and CEO at EastGroup Properties, sold 5,220 shares at $64.21 on April 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 235,121 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.17% with the 5,220-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.22, up $0.01, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EastGroup Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,012
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,012
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,269

The average volume for EastGroup Properties has been 171,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. EastGroup Properties has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 11.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

EastGroup Properties, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), focuses on the development, acquisition, and operation of industrial properties in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate EastGroup Properties a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EastGroup Properties as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full EastGroup Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP) - FREE Research Report

Weil Edward M Jr., who is Director at American Realty Capital Properties, bought 7,500 shares at $13.28 on April 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 196,635 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.97% with the 7,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.43, up $0.15, or 1.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Realty Capital Properties go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 123,500
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 123,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 201,500

The average volume for American Realty Capital Properties has been 10.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Realty Capital Properties has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 3.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

American Realty Capital Properties, Inc. owns and acquires single tenant, freestanding commercial real estate that is net leased on a medium-term basis, primarily to investment grade credit rated and other creditworthy tenants. The company principally invests in retail and office properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.99%. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate American Realty Capital Properties a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Realty Capital Properties as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full American Realty Capital Properties Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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