Insider Trading Alert - WRE, MXWL And CB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 14, 2014, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $109.00 to $76,434,960.75.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Washington REIT (WRE) - FREE Research Report

Regnell Thomas L, who is Sr. V.P. - Acquisitions at Washington REIT, sold 1,650 shares at $24.79 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. V.P. - Acquisitions owned 70,849 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.28% with the 1,650-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.38, down $0.41, or 1.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Washington REIT go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,343

The average volume for Washington REIT has been 381,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Washington REIT has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 4.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Washington Real Estate Investment Trust is an equity real estate investment trust (REIT). The company engages in the ownership, operation, and development of real properties. The firm invests in real estate markets of the greater Washington D.C. metro region. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.89%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Washington REIT a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Washington REIT as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Washington REIT Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Maxwell Technologies (MXWL) - FREE Research Report

Cortes Jose, who is Director at Maxwell Technologies, sold 84,000 shares at $15.84 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 938,124 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.22% with the 84,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.26, down $0.58, or 3.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maxwell Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,755
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,755
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,755

The average volume for Maxwell Technologies has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Maxwell Technologies has a market cap of $471.1 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 101.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Maxwell Technologies, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and markets energy storage and power delivery products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 65.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Maxwell Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Maxwell Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Maxwell Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Chubb (CB) - FREE Research Report

Spiro Richard G., who is Executive Vice President at Chubb, sold 15,237 shares at $93.19 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 98,601 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.38% with the 15,237-share transaction.

Korsgaard Mark P., who is Executive Vice President at Chubb, sold 3,860 shares at $93.52 on May 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 9,038 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.93% with the 3,860-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $92.55, down $0.97, or 1.05% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chubb go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,000

The average volume for Chubb has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chubb has a market cap of $22.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 3.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Chubb Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Chubb a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chubb as a buy. Get the full Chubb Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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