Insider Trading Alert - EMR, VLO And DAL Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 9, 2014, 125 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.22 to $218,339,502.68.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Emerson Electric (EMR) - FREE Research Report

Golden Arthur F, who is Director at Emerson Electric, bought 3,000 shares at $67.12 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 49,476 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.45% with the 3,000-share transaction.

Stephenson Randall L, who is Director at Emerson Electric, bought 7,455 shares at $67.06 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 30,279 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.66% with the 7,455-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.97, up $0.91, or 1.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Emerson Electric go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,000

The average volume for Emerson Electric has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Emerson Electric has a market cap of $47.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 4.36% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Emerson Electric Co., a diversified technology company, designs and supplies products and technology, and delivers engineering services and solutions to the industrial, commercial, and consumer markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Emerson Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Emerson Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity 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 Emerson Electric Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Valero Energy (VLO) - FREE Research Report

Klesse William R, who is Director at Valero Energy, sold 45,182 shares at $56.80 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.87% with the 45,182-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.62, down $0.18, or 0.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Valero Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 124,485
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 124,485

The average volume for Valero Energy has been 7.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Valero Energy has a market cap of $30.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 10.97% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Valero Energy Corporation operates as an independent petroleum refining and marketing company in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. It operates through two segments, Refining and Ethanol. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.7. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Valero Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Valero Energy 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, attractive valuation levels, 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 Valero Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Delta Air Lines (DAL) - FREE Research Report

Bostock Roy J, who is Director at Delta Air Lines, bought 2,000 shares at $38.18 on May 9, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 69,580 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.96% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.99, down $0.19, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delta Air Lines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 162,096
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 162,096

The average volume for Delta Air Lines has been 11.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $32.0 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 37.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo worldwide. Its route network comprises various gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.64%. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.0. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delta Air Lines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Delta Air Lines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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