Insider Trading Alert - UDR, HAL And SNA Traded By Insiders

Editor's Note: Any reference to TheStreet Ratings and its underlying recommendation does not reflect the opinion of TheStreet, Inc. or any of its contributors including Jim Cramer or Stephanie Link.

Yesterday, Aug. 18, 2014, 105 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $81.56 to $73,500,000,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

UDR (UDR) - FREE Research Report

Cozad Matthew A, who is Vice President-Internal Audit at UDR, sold 1,000 shares at $29.52 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President-Internal Audit owned 8,186 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.89% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.74, up $0.22, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for UDR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,038
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 101,783
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 107,583

The average volume for UDR has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. UDR has a market cap of $7.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 27.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

UDR, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It owns, operates, acquires, renovates, develops, redevelops, and manages multifamily apartment communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 184.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate UDR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on UDR - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates UDR 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, revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full UDR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Halliburton (HAL) - FREE Research Report

McKeon Timothy, who is Vice Pres and Treasurer at Halliburton, sold 3,001 shares at $69.83 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Pres and Treasurer owned 11,800 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.28% with the 3,001-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.26, down $0.57, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Halliburton go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,515
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 184,212

The average volume for Halliburton has been 6.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Halliburton has a market cap of $58.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 35.7% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas to oil and gas companies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.8. Currently, there are 19 analysts who rate Halliburton a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on HAL - FREE

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

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

Snap-on (SNA) - FREE Research Report

Moreno Jeanne M, who is VP & Chief Information Officer at Snap-on, sold 856 shares at $125.00 on Aug. 18, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Chief Information Officer owned 10,077 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.83% with the 856-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $125.56, up $0.56, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Snap-on go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,144
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,144
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,144

The average volume for Snap-on has been 303,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Snap-on has a market cap of $7.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 14.16% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Snap-on Incorporated manufactures and markets tools, equipment, diagnostics, and repair information and systems solutions for professional users worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Snap-on a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

Exclusive Offer: Get the latest Stock Analysis on SNA - FREE

TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Snap-on as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Snap-on Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12 months. Learn more.

null

More from Markets

Oil Slips From Three-Year Peak After Trump Tweets Anger at OPEC

Oil Slips From Three-Year Peak After Trump Tweets Anger at OPEC

Swiss Franc Slides to Three-Year Low as U.S. Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs Bite

Swiss Franc Slides to Three-Year Low as U.S. Sanctions on Russian Oligarchs Bite

GE Beats Earnings Estimates and 4 Other Stories You Must Know Friday Morning

GE Beats Earnings Estimates and 4 Other Stories You Must Know Friday Morning

General Electric, Honeywell, Wells Fargo and Qualcomm - 5 Things You Must Know

General Electric, Honeywell, Wells Fargo and Qualcomm - 5 Things You Must Know

Global Stocks Hit by Asia Tech Weakness, Oil Price Rally; U.S. Futures Slip

Global Stocks Hit by Asia Tech Weakness, Oil Price Rally; U.S. Futures Slip