Insider Trading Alert - WBS, SRCL And DV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 2, 2014, 147 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $416.76 to $333,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Webster Financial (WBS) - FREE Research Report

Crawford John Joseph, who is Director at Webster Financial, sold 1,859 shares at $30.08 on May 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,984 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.93% with the 1,859-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.81, down $0.27, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Webster Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,000

The average volume for Webster Financial has been 562,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Webster Financial has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 3.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Webster Financial Corporation operates as the bank and financial holding company for Webster Bank, National Association that provides financial services to individuals, families, and businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Webster Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Webster Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Webster Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stericycle (SRCL) - FREE Research Report

Kogler Richard T, who is Evp & Coo at Stericycle, sold 8,750 shares at $116.11 on May 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp & Coo owned 3,141 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 73.59% with the 8,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $115.99, down $0.13, or 0.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stericycle go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,000

The average volume for Stericycle has been 449,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Stericycle has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 0.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Stericycle, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides regulated and compliance solutions to the healthcare and commercial businesses. The company collects and processes specialized waste for disposal services. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.4. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Stericycle a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stericycle 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, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Stericycle Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DeVry Education Group (DV) - FREE Research Report

Taylor Ronald L, who is Senior Advisor/Director at DeVry Education Group, sold 2,500 shares at $45.00 on May 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Advisor/Director owned 995,631 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.25% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.66, down $0.34, or 0.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DeVry Education Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,552
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 101,638
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 104,490

The average volume for DeVry Education Group has been 638,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. DeVry Education Group has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 26.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

DeVry Education Group Inc. provides educational services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate DeVry Education Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DeVry Education Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full DeVry Education Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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