Insider Trading Alert - WMT, BRCM And LPI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 12, 2014, 85 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $24,196,620.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) - FREE Research Report

Whaley Steven P, who is Senior Vice President at Wal-Mart Stores, sold 1,200 shares at $76.79 on June 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 29,052 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.97% with the 1,200-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.34, down $1.45, or 1.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wal-Mart Stores go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,504
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,504
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,504

The average volume for Wal-Mart Stores has been 6.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wal-Mart Stores has a market cap of $245.5 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 3.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. operates retail stores in various formats worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International, and Sam's Club. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Wal-Mart Stores a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wal-Mart Stores as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, reasonable valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Wal-Mart Stores Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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