Insider Trading Alert - RSG, CRAY And WWE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 21, 2014, 108 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $747.00 to $81,857,601.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 583,800 shares at $39.16 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 100.3 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.59% with the 583,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.22, up $0.06, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6.4 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10.1 million

The average volume for Republic Services has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Republic Services has a market cap of $14.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 19.13% 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 2.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. 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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Cray (CRAY) - FREE Research Report

Lederman Frank L, who is Director at Cray, sold 15,748 shares at $26.55 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 42,440 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.06% with the 15,748-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.11, up $0.56, or 2.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cray go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,507
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,507
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 345,507

The average volume for Cray has been 420,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cray has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 1.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cray Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, markets, and services high-performance computing (HPC) systems. The company has a P/E ratio of 52.3. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Cray a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cray as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Cray Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) - FREE Research Report

Collins Casey, who is EVP, Consumer Products at World Wrestling Entertainment, sold 3,315 shares at $14.60 on Aug. 21, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP, Consumer Products owned 13,833 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.33% with the 3,315-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $14.48, down $0.12, or 0.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for World Wrestling Entertainment go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,390
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,805
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,805

The average volume for World Wrestling Entertainment has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. World Wrestling Entertainment has a market cap of $481.3 million and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 12.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc., an integrated media and entertainment company, is engaged in the sports entertainment business worldwide. It operates in four segments: Live and Televised Entertainment, Consumer Products, Digital Media, and WWE Studios. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.31%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate World Wrestling Entertainment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates World Wrestling Entertainment as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full World Wrestling Entertainment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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