Insider Trading Alert - BBT, LM And PTC 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:

BB&T (BBT) - FREE Research Report

Williams Cynthia A, who is Sr. Executive Vice President at BB&T, sold 800 shares at $24.55 on May 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Executive Vice President owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.15, up $12.60, or 33.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BB&T go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,691
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,191
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,191

The average volume for BB&T has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. BB&T has a market cap of $26.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.48% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

BB&T Corporation operates as a financial holding company that provides various banking and trust services for retail and commercial clients. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.4. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate BB&T a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BB&T as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full BB&T Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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