Insider Trading Alert - MCO, OUTR And CAVM Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 6, 2014, 78 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $5,552,766.23.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Moody's Corporation (MCO) - FREE Research Report

Wulff John K, who is Director at Moody's Corporation, sold 5,000 shares at $87.72 on Aug. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 34,078 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.79% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $87.16, down $0.56, or 0.64% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,000

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 865,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $18.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 11.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Moody's Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Moody's Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Moody's Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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