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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