Insider Trading Alert - WYN, WCN And SHLD 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:

Wyndham Worldwide (WYN) - FREE Research Report

Herrera George, who is Director at Wyndham Worldwide, sold 510 shares at $81.00 on Aug. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 510-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.78, down $0.22, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wyndham Worldwide go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 93,119
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 218,381
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 237,781

The average volume for Wyndham Worldwide has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wyndham Worldwide has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 9.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Wyndham Worldwide Corporation provides various hospitality services and products to individual and business customers in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Wyndham Worldwide a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wyndham Worldwide 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, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. 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 Wyndham Worldwide Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Waste Connections (WCN) - FREE Research Report

Davis Robert, who is Director at Waste Connections, sold 300 shares at $48.63 on Aug. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 4,408 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.37% with the 300-share transaction.

Thibodeaux Gregory, who is Vice President at Waste Connections, sold 1,113 shares at $48.61 on Aug. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 14,152 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.29% with the 1,113-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.14, up $0.53, or 1.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waste Connections go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,161
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,347

The average volume for Waste Connections has been 426,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Connections has a market cap of $6.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 11.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated municipal solid waste company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in the United States. The company operates in four segments: Western, Central, Eastern, and Exploration and Production (E&P). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.3. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Waste Connections a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waste Connections as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full Waste Connections Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sears Holdings (SHLD) - FREE Research Report

DePodesta Paul G., who is Director at Sears Holdings, bought 1,000 shares at $33.30 on Aug. 26, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,500 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 200% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.68, up $2.38, or 6.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sears Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 475,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,643
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 475,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,643
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 475,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,643

The average volume for Sears Holdings has been 813,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sears Holdings has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 29.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Sears Holdings Corporation operates as a retailer in the United States and Canada. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Sears Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sears Holdings as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, generally high debt management risk, disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Sears Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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