Insider Trading Alert - WTR, LB And MBI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 3, 2014, 107 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $420.42 to $5,791,625.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Aqua America (WTR) - FREE Research Report

Ross William C, who is Sr. VP Engineering and Environ at Aqua America, sold 1,301 shares at $25.26 on June 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP Engineering and Environ owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,301-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.97, down $0.29, or 1.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aqua America go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,667
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,334
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 92,423

The average volume for Aqua America has been 556,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aqua America has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 6.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aqua America, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates regulated utilities that provide water or wastewater services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Aqua America a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aqua America as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Aqua America Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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L Brands (LB) - FREE Research Report

McGuigan Charles, who is Pres Global Sourcing&Logistics at L Brands, sold 14,193 shares at $57.78 on June 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Pres Global Sourcing&Logistics owned 50,501 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.94% with the 14,193-share transaction.

Coe Nicholas, who is CEO-Bath and Body Works at L Brands, sold 7,053 shares at $57.80 on June 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO-Bath and Body Works owned 23,767 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.88% with the 7,053-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.87, up $0.07, or 0.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for L Brands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,335
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,335
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,335

The average volume for L Brands has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. L Brands has a market cap of $16.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 6.22% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

L Brands, Inc. operates as a specialty retailer of women's intimate and other apparel, beauty and personal care products, and accessories. The company operates in two segments, Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.35%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate L Brands a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates L Brands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full L Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MBIA (MBI) - FREE Research Report

Brown Joseph W, who is Chief Executive Officer at MBIA, bought 62,165 shares at $11.71 on June 3, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 3.8 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.68% with the 62,165-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.28, up $0.57, or 4.63% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for MBIA has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MBIA has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 2.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

MBIA Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides financial guarantee insurance and related reinsurance, advisory, and portfolio services for the public and structured finance markets; and asset management advisory services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.7. Currently, there are no analysts who rate MBIA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MBIA as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk, weak operating cash flow, generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself and disappointing return on equity. Get the full MBIA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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