Insider Trading Alert - MAN, STLD And RSG 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:

ManpowerGroup (MAN) - FREE Research Report

Payne Ulice Jr, who is Director at ManpowerGroup, sold 750 shares at $77.25 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.98% with the 750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.84, down $1.41, or 1.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ManpowerGroup go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 210,053
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 210,053
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 388,181

The average volume for ManpowerGroup has been 604,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. ManpowerGroup has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 11.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

ManpowerGroup Inc. provides workforce solutions and services in the Americas, Southern Europe, Northern Europe, and the Asia Pacific Middle East region. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate ManpowerGroup a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ManpowerGroup 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 largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full ManpowerGroup Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Steel Dynamics (STLD) - FREE Research Report

Busse Keith E, who is Director at Steel Dynamics, sold 6,022 shares at $21.63 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.55% with the 6,022-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.10, up $0.47, or 2.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Steel Dynamics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 80,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 80,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 80,000

The average volume for Steel Dynamics has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Steel Dynamics has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and metals & mining industry. Shares are up 13.28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Steel Dynamics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells steel products, processes and sells recycled ferrous and nonferrous metals, and fabricates and sells steel joist and decking products in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.8. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Steel Dynamics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Steel Dynamics as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Steel Dynamics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 75,000 shares at $38.61 on Aug. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 98.5 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.08% with the 75,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.89, up $0.28, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5.1 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8.8 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 $13.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 17.05% 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 2.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.5. 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 revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income 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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