Insider Trading Alert - MCO, MAR And PLCE 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:

Moody's Corporation (MCO) - FREE Research Report

Glauber Robert R, who is Voluntary filing former Dir at Moody's Corporation, sold 15,000 shares at $78.20 on May 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Voluntary filing former Dir owned 24,637 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.84% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.87, up $3.67, or 4.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,677
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,677

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $17.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 3.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Moody's Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Moody's Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Moody's Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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