Insider Trading Alert - MRH, LVLT And YHOO 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:

Montpelier RE Holdings (MRH) - FREE Research Report

Sutherland Susan J, who is Director at Montpelier RE Holdings, bought 2,700 shares at $26.96 on May 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,700 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.98, up $4.02, or 12.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Montpelier RE Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 64,583
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 64,583
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 72,083

The average volume for Montpelier RE Holdings has been 324,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Montpelier RE Holdings has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 5.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Montpelier Re Holdings Ltd., through its subsidiaries, provides insurance and reinsurance solutions worldwide. It operates in four segments: Montpelier Bermuda, Montpelier at Lloyd's, Collateralized Reinsurance, and MUSIC Run-Off. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Montpelier RE Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Montpelier RE Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Montpelier RE Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Level 3 Communications (LVLT) - FREE Research Report

Clemins Archie, who is Director at Level 3 Communications, sold 1,000 shares at $43.14 on May 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 36,099 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.7% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.80, down $0.34, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Level 3 Communications go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 142,868

The average volume for Level 3 Communications has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Level 3 Communications has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 29.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Level 3 Communications, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a facilities-based provider of a range of integrated communications services primarily in North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Level 3 Communications a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Level 3 Communications as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Level 3 Communications Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Yahoo (YHOO) - FREE Research Report

Kothari Aman S, who is SVP, Global Controller & CAO at Yahoo, sold 195 shares at $35.82 on May 2, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Controller & CAO owned 88,375 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.22% with the 195-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.51, up $0.69, or 1.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Yahoo go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 195
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 21,014
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,360

The average volume for Yahoo has been 20.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Yahoo has a market cap of $36.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 11.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Yahoo! Inc. operates as a technology company worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Yahoo a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Yahoo as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Yahoo Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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