Insider Trading Alert - AMTD, MMC And MRC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2014, 173 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.29 to $21,893,760.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

TD Ameritrade (AMTD) - FREE Research Report

Moglia Joseph H, who is Director at TD Ameritrade, sold 27,055 shares at $35.00 on Nov. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 300,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.27% with the 27,055-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $34.86, down $0.14, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TD Ameritrade go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 46,150
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4.5 million

The average volume for TD Ameritrade has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TD Ameritrade has a market cap of $19.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 14.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently, there are 11 analysts who rate TD Ameritrade a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TD Ameritrade as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, growth in earnings per share and solid stock price performance. 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 TD Ameritrade Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Marsh & McLennan Companies (MMC) - FREE Research Report

Rapport Robert J, who is SVP and Controller at Marsh & McLennan Companies, sold 5,000 shares at $56.05 on Nov. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP and Controller owned 21,125 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.14% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.96, down $0.09, or 0.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Marsh & McLennan Companies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,800
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,800

The average volume for Marsh & McLennan Companies has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Marsh & McLennan Companies has a market cap of $30.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 15.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc., a professional services firm, provides advice and solutions primarily in the areas of risk, strategy, and human capital worldwide. It operates in two segments, Risk and Insurance Services and Consulting. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.1. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Marsh & McLennan Companies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Marsh & McLennan Companies as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Marsh & McLennan Companies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MRC Global (MRC) - FREE Research Report

Braun James E, who is EVP and CFO at MRC Global, bought 1,000 shares at $20.96 on Nov. 12, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP and CFO owned 36,878 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 2.79% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.38, up $0.42, or 1.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MRC Global go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000

The average volume for MRC Global has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MRC Global has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 32.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MRC Global Inc. distributes pipes, valves, and fittings (PVF), and related products and services to the energy industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate MRC Global a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MRC Global as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins, weak operating cash flow and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full MRC Global Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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