Insider Trading Alert - UDR, UBSI And JPM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 7, 2014, 153 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $776.50 to $183,196,515.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

UDR (UDR) - FREE Research Report

Cozad Matthew A, who is Vice President-Internal Audit at UDR, sold 1,000 shares at $26.66 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President-Internal Audit owned 9,186 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.82% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.88, up $0.22, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for UDR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,800

The average volume for UDR has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. UDR has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 14.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

UDR, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It owns, operates, acquires, renovates, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily apartment communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 376.7. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate UDR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates UDR as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full UDR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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United Bankshares (UBSI) - FREE Research Report

White Gary G, who is Director at United Bankshares, bought 2,000 shares at $28.59 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,371 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.96% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.07, up $0.48, or 1.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Bankshares go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 224
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,457
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,157

The average volume for United Bankshares has been 373,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Bankshares has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 7.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

United Bankshares, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides commercial and retail banking services and products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.49%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.3. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates United Bankshares a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Bankshares as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full United Bankshares Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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JPMorgan Chase (JPM) - FREE Research Report

Smith Gordon, who is Executive Vice President at JPMorgan Chase, bought 40 shares at $54.11 on May 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 40 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 40-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.35, up $0.24, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JPMorgan Chase go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 416,120
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 416,120
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 732,816

The average volume for JPMorgan Chase has been 19.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. JPMorgan Chase has a market cap of $201.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 7.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

JPMorgan Chase & Co., a financial holding company, provides various financial services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Consumer & Community Banking, Corporate & Investment Bank, Commercial Banking, and Asset Management. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate JPMorgan Chase a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates JPMorgan Chase as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, attractive valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full JPMorgan Chase Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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