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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