Insider Trading Alert - TKR, MTOR And ALXN Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, 54 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $310.48 to $19,750,166.52.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Timken (TKR) - FREE Research Report

Woods Jacqueline F, who is Director at Timken, sold 1,340 shares at $45.43 on Aug. 29, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,137 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.25% with the 1,340-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.79, up $0.36, or 0.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Timken go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,340
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,340
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,250

The average volume for Timken has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Timken has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 17.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Timken Company engineers, manufactures, and markets mechanical components, bearings, and engineered steel bars and tubes worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.2. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Timken a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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