Insider Trading Alert - EL, PAYX And D Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 6, 2014, 125 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $50.00 to $263,000,081.93.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Estee Lauder Cos (EL) - FREE Research Report

Trower Alexandra C., who is EVP - Global Communications at Estee Lauder Cos, sold 18,500 shares at $74.32 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP - Global Communications owned 25,523 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 42.02% with the 18,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.63, down $0.69, or 0.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Estee Lauder Cos go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 94,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 94,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,000

The average volume for Estee Lauder Cos has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Estee Lauder Cos has a market cap of $17.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 2.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently, there are 12 analysts who rate Estee Lauder Cos a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Estee Lauder Cos as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, 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 lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Estee Lauder Cos Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Paychex (PAYX) - FREE Research Report

Vossler Jennifer R., who is VP/Controller at Paychex, sold 1,122 shares at $41.40 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP/Controller owned 23,471 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.56% with the 1,122-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.33, down $1.07, or 2.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Paychex go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,389
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,389
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,389

The average volume for Paychex has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Paychex has a market cap of $15.1 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 10.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Paychex, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides payroll, human resource, insurance, and benefits outsourcing solutions for small to medium-sized businesses in the United States and Germany. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates Paychex a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Paychex as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Paychex Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dominion Resources (D) - FREE Research Report

Szymanczyk Michael E, who is Director at Dominion Resources, bought 5,000 shares at $70.97 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.46, up $0.49, or 0.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Dominion Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,600

The average volume for Dominion Resources has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dominion Resources has a market cap of $41.4 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 9.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Dominion Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in producing and transporting energy in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Dominion Virginia Power (DVP), Dominion Generation, and Dominion Energy. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.37%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Dominion Resources a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dominion Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Dominion Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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