Insider Trading Alert - JLL, WEX And ALTR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 5, 2014, 114 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $201.96 to $442,750,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) - FREE Research Report

Dyer Colin, who is President and CEO at Jones Lang LaSalle, sold 4,500 shares at $129.09 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 69,879 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.05% with the 4,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $129.85, up $0.76, or 0.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Jones Lang LaSalle go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,588
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,088

The average volume for Jones Lang LaSalle has been 213,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Jones Lang LaSalle has a market cap of $5.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 26.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated, a financial and professional services company, provides commercial real estate and investment management services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.35%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Jones Lang LaSalle a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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WEX (WEX) - FREE Research Report

Elder Steven Alan, who is SVP & Chief Financial Officer at WEX, sold 2,632 shares at $107.33 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 9,235 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.18% with the 2,632-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $108.94, up $1.61, or 1.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WEX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,081
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,758
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 38,512

The average volume for WEX has been 204,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. WEX has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 8.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

WEX Inc. provides corporate card payment solutions in North and South America, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. It operates in two segments, Fleet Payment Solutions and Other Payment Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate WEX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WEX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full WEX Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Altera (ALTR) - FREE Research Report

Nelson Mark Jon, who is Sr VP, Worldwide Sales at Altera, sold 8,635 shares at $32.69 on Aug. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr VP, Worldwide Sales owned 2,082 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 80.57% with the 8,635-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.04, up $0.35, or 1.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Altera go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,190
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,064
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,064

The average volume for Altera has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Altera has a market cap of $10.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 0.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Altera Corporation, a semiconductor company, designs, manufactures, and sells programmable logic devices (PLD), HardCopy application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) devices, power system-on-chip devices (PowerSoCs), pre-defined design building blocks, and proprietary development software. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 13 analysts who rate Altera a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Altera as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Altera Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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