Insider Trading Alert - WDAY, MHR And NU Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 4, 2014, 122 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $58.00 to $13,354,526.14.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Workday (WDAY) - FREE Research Report

Bhusri Aneel, who is Chief Executive Officer at Workday, sold 115,938 shares at $89.14 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 351,188 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.82% with the 115,938-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $88.81, down $0.33, or 0.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Workday go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,970
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,970
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 126,970

The average volume for Workday has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Workday has a market cap of $8.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 6.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Workday, Inc. provides enterprise cloud applications for global human resources and finance in the United States and internationally. It offers applications for customers to manage critical business functions that enable them to optimize their financial and human capital resources. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate Workday a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Workday as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Workday Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation (MHR) - FREE Research Report

Swanson Jeff, who is Director at Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation, bought 1,500 shares at $6.20 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 136,277 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.11% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.06, down $0.14, or 2.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 62,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 67,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 75,400
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 67,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 300,400

The average volume for Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 16.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation, an independent oil and natural gas company, explores for, exploits, acquires, develops, and produces crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquid resources in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.25%. Currently, there are 7 analysts who rate Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation 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 and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Magnum Hunter Resources Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Northeast Utilities (NU) - FREE Research Report

Buth Jay S., who is VP, Controller, Chief Acct Off at Northeast Utilities, sold 6,150 shares at $45.71 on Sept. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller, Chief Acct Off owned 7,554 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.88% with the 6,150-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.29, up $0.58, or 1.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Northeast Utilities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,716
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32,716
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,716

The average volume for Northeast Utilities has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Northeast Utilities has a market cap of $14.5 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 8.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Northeast Utilities, a public utility company, through its subsidiaries, is engaged in the energy delivery business. The company is involved in generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity; and distribution of natural gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.2. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Northeast Utilities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Northeast Utilities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Northeast Utilities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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