Insider Trading Alert - FAF, SLB And CVA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, July 28, 2014, 37 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $55.20 to $184,604,207.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

First American Financial (FAF) - FREE Research Report

Oman Mark C, who is Director at First American Financial, bought 7,300 shares at $27.54 on July 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 16,752 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 77.23% with the 7,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.99, up $0.45, or 1.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First American Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,911
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,911
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,911

The average volume for First American Financial has been 709,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. First American Financial has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 2.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

First American Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides financial services. It operates through Title Insurance and Services, and Specialty Insurance segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate First American Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First American Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full First American Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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