Insider Trading Alert - SE, LLL And TDS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 13, 2014, 88 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $292.00 to $15,496,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Spectra Energy (SE) - FREE Research Report

Sayavedra Laura Buss, who is Vice President and Treasurer at Spectra Energy, sold 7,500 shares at $39.34 on Nov. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Treasurer owned 1,137 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 86.84% with the 7,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.80, down $1.54, or 4.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Spectra Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 6,200
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 625
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 6,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,875
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 6,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,375

The average volume for Spectra Energy has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Spectra Energy has a market cap of $26.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 6.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Spectra Energy Corp., through its subsidiaries, owns and operates a portfolio of natural gas-related energy assets in North America. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Spectra Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Spectra Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth 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 Spectra Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL) - FREE Research Report

Washkowitz Alan H, who is Director at L-3 Communications Holdings, sold 2,000 shares at $117.30 on Nov. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 34,591 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.47% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $119.67, up $2.37, or 1.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for L-3 Communications Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,000

The average volume for L-3 Communications Holdings has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. L-3 Communications Holdings has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 12.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. provides command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems; aircraft modernization and maintenance; and government services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.5. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate L-3 Communications Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates L-3 Communications Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full L-3 Communications Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Telephone and Data Systems (TDS) - FREE Research Report

Thaus Kurt B, who is Senior VP - CIO at Telephone and Data Systems, sold 2,368 shares at $25.96 on Nov. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior VP - CIO owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,368-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.62, down $0.34, or 1.33% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Telephone and Data Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,627
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,877

The average volume for Telephone and Data Systems has been 485,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Telephone and Data Systems has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 1.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Telephone and Data Systems, Inc., a diversified telecommunications service company, provides wireless and wireline telecommunications services in the United States. The company operates in three segments: Wireline, Cable, and Hosted and Managed Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.06%. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Telephone and Data Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Telephone and Data Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Telephone and Data Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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