Insider Trading Alert - CPWR, DXPE And LUV Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 28, 2014, 121 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $341.00 to $1,468,820,910.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Compuware (CPWR) - FREE Research Report

Van Siclen John, who is Senior VP and General Manager at Compuware, sold 10,435 shares at $10.00 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP and General Manager owned 10,438 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.99% with the 10,435-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.97, down $0.03, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Compuware go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,435
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,523
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,523

The average volume for Compuware has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Compuware has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 10.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Compuware Corporation provides services, software, and practices for information technology (IT) organizations worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.6. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Compuware a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Compuware as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Compuware Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DXP (DXPE) - FREE Research Report

Yee Kent Nee Hung, who is Sr. Vice President at DXP, bought 200 shares at $69.94 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. Vice President owned 18,386 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.1% with the 200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.22, down $0.72, or 1.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DXP go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,979
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,979
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 103,391

The average volume for DXP has been 181,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. DXP has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are down 39.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

DXP Enterprises, Inc. is engaged in distributing maintenance, repair, and operating (MRO) products, equipment, and services to industrial customers in the United States. It operates through three segments: Service Centers, Supply Chain Services, and Innovative Pumping Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3. Currently, there are no analysts who rate DXP a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DXP as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations 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 DXP Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Southwest Airlines (LUV) - FREE Research Report

Jordan Robert E, who is EVP, Chief Commercial Officer at Southwest Airlines, sold 45,000 shares at $25.81 on May 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Commercial Officer owned 218,086 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.1% with the 45,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.42, up $0.61, or 2.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Southwest Airlines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 191,423
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 213,123
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 261,523

The average volume for Southwest Airlines has been 6.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Southwest Airlines has a market cap of $17.9 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 40.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Southwest Airlines Co. operates passenger airlines that provide scheduled air transportation services in the United States. As of December 31, 2012, the company operated 694 aircraft, including 606 Boeing 737 aircraft and 88 Boeing 717 aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.7. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate Southwest Airlines a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Southwest Airlines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Southwest Airlines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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