Insider Trading Alert - CMS, GBX And BKD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 14, 2014, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $95.00 to $17,134,950.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CMS Energy (CMS) - FREE Research Report

Yasinsky John B, who is Director at CMS Energy, sold 5,000 shares at $29.35 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 34,395 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.69% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.63, up $0.28, or 0.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CMS Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,745
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,745
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,845

The average volume for CMS Energy has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CMS Energy has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 9.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CMS Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan, the United States. The company operates in three segments: Electric Utility, Gas Utility, and Enterprises. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate CMS Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CMS Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 CMS Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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