Insider Trading Alert - AEP, AOL And EMC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 12, 2014, 142 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $463.50 to $302,316,738.76.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

American Electric Power (AEP) - FREE Research Report

Barton Lisa M, who is Executive Vice President at American Electric Power, sold 1,771 shares at $53.11 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,771-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.15, down $0.96, or 1.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Electric Power go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 39,777
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,777
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,750

The average volume for American Electric Power has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Electric Power has a market cap of $25.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 10.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

American Electric Power Company, Inc., a public utility holding company, is engaged in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity for sale to retail and wholesale customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate American Electric Power a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Electric Power as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations 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 American Electric Power Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AOL (AOL) - FREE Research Report

Burton Eve B, who is Director at AOL, bought 700 shares at $36.95 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,498 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.02% with the 700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.30, up $0.35, or 0.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AOL go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 55,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 414
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 55,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 414
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 55,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,477

The average volume for AOL has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AOL has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are down 18.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AOL Inc. provides various digital brands, products and services to consumers, advertisers, publishers and subscribers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.0. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate AOL a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AOL 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, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full AOL Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EMC (EMC) - FREE Research Report

Coviello Arthur W Jr, who is Executive Chairman, RSA at EMC, sold 34,000 shares at $25.24 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman, RSA owned 382,410 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.17% with the 34,000-share transaction.

Burton Jeremy, who is President, Prod & Marketing at EMC, sold 49,782 shares at $25.21 on May 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Prod & Marketing owned 639,229 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.23% with the 49,782-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.64, up $0.43, or 1.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EMC go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,326
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,326
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,326

The average volume for EMC has been 19.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. EMC has a market cap of $52.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 1.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

EMC Corporation develops, delivers, and supports information infrastructure and virtual infrastructure technologies, solutions, and services. It operates in three segments: Information Storage, Information Intelligence Group, and RSA Information Security. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there are 22 analysts who rate EMC a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EMC 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, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full EMC Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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