Insider Trading Alert - HELE, MTB And WDR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 5, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $54.87 to $138,948,169.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Helen of Troy (HELE) - FREE Research Report

Telles Adolpho R, who is Director at Helen of Troy, sold 900 shares at $63.00 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,342 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.35% with the 900-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.39, down $0.61, or 0.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Helen of Troy 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 Helen of Troy has been 299,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Helen of Troy has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 27.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Helen of Troy Limited, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, imports, markets, and distributes brand-name household, personal care, and healthcare/home environment consumer products in the United States, Canada, Europe, Latin America, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Helen of Troy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Helen of Troy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance 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 Helen of Troy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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M&T Bank (MTB) - FREE Research Report

Siddique Sabeth, who is Chief of Reg. Affairs at M&T Bank, sold 92 shares at $122.15 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief of Reg. Affairs owned 1,309 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.57% with the 92-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $120.22, down $1.93, or 1.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for M&T Bank go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,078
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,964

The average volume for M&T Bank has been 761,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. M&T Bank has a market cap of $16.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 4.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

M&T Bank Corporation operates as the bank holding company for M&T Bank that provides commercial and retail banking services. The company's Business Banking segment offers deposit, lending, cash management, and other financial services to small businesses and professionals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate M&T Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates M&T Bank as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full M&T Bank Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Waddell & Reed Financial (WDR) - FREE Research Report

Hills Wendy J, who is SVP, General Counsel & Secy. at Waddell & Reed Financial, sold 6,461 shares at $67.97 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel & Secy. owned 44,999 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.56% with the 6,461-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.30, down $0.67, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waddell & Reed Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,143
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,143
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 61
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,643

The average volume for Waddell & Reed Financial has been 731,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Waddell & Reed Financial has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 4.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Waddell & Reed Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides investment management, investment product underwriting and distribution, and shareholder services administration to mutual funds, and institutional and separately managed accounts in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Waddell & Reed Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waddell & Reed Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income 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 Waddell & Reed Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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