Insider Trading Alert - RSG, HGR And URI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Aug. 26, 2014, 64 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $780.00 to $14,799,972.38.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Republic Services (RSG) - FREE Research Report

Cascade Investment Llc, who is 10% Owner at Republic Services, bought 376,092 shares at $39.35 on Aug. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 100.9 million shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 0.37% with the 376,092-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.52, up $0.17, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Republic Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5.6 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10.9 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10.9 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 $14.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 18.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 2.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.8. 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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Hanger (HGR) - FREE Research Report

Hare Stephen E, who is Director at Hanger, bought 1,000 shares at $21.98 on Aug. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 39,158 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.62% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.98, up $0.00, or 0% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanger go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,810
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,300
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,810
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,656
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 4,810
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 80,196

The average volume for Hanger has been 473,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanger has a market cap of $776.4 million and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 44.43% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Hanger, Inc. provides orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) patient care services, distributes O&P devices and components, manages O&P networks, and offers therapeutic solutions in the United States. It operates in two segments, Patient Care, and Products & Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate Hanger a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hanger as a buy. Among the primary strengths of the company is its revenue growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Hanger Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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United Rentals (URI) - FREE Research Report

Britell Jenne K, who is Director at United Rentals, sold 2,000 shares at $118.69 on Aug. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 44,294 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.32% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $117.31, down $1.38, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Rentals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,151
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 74,413

The average volume for United Rentals has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Rentals has a market cap of $11.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 51.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning). The company has a P/E ratio of 28.6. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Rentals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 United Rentals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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