Insider Trading Alert - RSG, WDC And NGL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 7, 2014, 70 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $646.00 to $62,506,298.61.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 129,228 shares at $37.95 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 97.4 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.13% with the 129,228-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.44, up $0.49, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3.9 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7.7 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $13.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 15.24% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Republic Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, and recycling and disposal services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers in the United States and Puerto Rico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Republic Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Republic Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and reasonable valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Republic Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Western Digital (WDC) - FREE Research Report

Cordano Michael D, who is President, HGST Subsidiary at Western Digital, sold 6,188 shares at $101.20 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, HGST Subsidiary owned 81,261 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.08% with the 6,188-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $101.39, up $0.19, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Digital go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,120
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,664
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 48,749

The average volume for Western Digital has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Digital has a market cap of $23.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 21.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Western Digital Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells storage products and solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.6. Currently, there are 15 analysts who rate Western Digital a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Digital as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Western Digital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NGL Energy Partners (NGL) - FREE Research Report

SemGroup Corp, who is 10% Owner at NGL Energy Partners, sold 1.5 million shares at $42.21 on Aug. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.21% with the 1.5 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.94, down $1.27, or 3.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NGL Energy Partners go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.0 million

The average volume for NGL Energy Partners has been 451,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. NGL Energy Partners has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 18.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

NGL Energy Partners LP, through its subsidiaries, is primarily engaged in the crude oil logistics, water solutions, liquids, and retail propane businesses in the United States. It operates through Crude Oil Logistics, Water Solutions, Liquids, and Retail Propane segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 82.2. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate NGL Energy Partners a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NGL Energy Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full NGL Energy Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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