Insider Trading Alert - PX, RE And BCBP 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:

Praxair (PX) - FREE Research Report

Gargalli Claire W, who is Director at Praxair, sold 2,932 shares at $130.09 on May 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,873 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.57% with the 2,932-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $130.29, up $0.20, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Praxair go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for Praxair has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Praxair has a market cap of $37.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 0.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Praxair, Inc. produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process, and specialty gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.96%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Praxair a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Praxair as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Praxair Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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