Insider Trading Alert - MO, APU And ENPH Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 19, 2014, 116 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $270.00 to $10,493,197.62.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Altria Group (MO) - FREE Research Report

Nelson John R., who is EVP & Chief Technology Officer at Altria Group, sold 1,640 shares at $49.06 on Nov. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Technology Officer owned 407,288 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.4% with the 1,640-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.84, down $0.22, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Altria Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,364
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,364
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 26,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,364

The average volume for Altria Group has been 6.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Altria Group has a market cap of $97.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and tobacco industry. Shares are up 28% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Altria Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cigarettes, smokeless products, and wine in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.22%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Altria Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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AmeriGas Partners (APU) - FREE Research Report

Samuel Steven A., who is VP - Law and General Counsel at AmeriGas Partners, bought 220 shares at $45.94 on Nov. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP - Law and General Counsel owned 6,001 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 3.81% with the 220-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.34, up $0.40, or 0.86% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AmeriGas Partners go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 14,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 14,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 14,800

The average volume for AmeriGas Partners has been 299,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. AmeriGas Partners has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 3.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AmeriGas Partners, L.P. operates as a retail and wholesale distributor of propane gas, and related equipment and supplies in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 7.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate AmeriGas Partners a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AmeriGas Partners as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins, increase in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full AmeriGas Partners Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Enphase Energy (ENPH) - FREE Research Report

Sennesael Kris, who is VP and CFO at Enphase Energy, sold 122 shares at $10.89 on Nov. 19, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP and CFO owned 211,686 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.06% with the 122-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.02, up $0.13, or 1.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Enphase Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,552
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,552
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.7 million

The average volume for Enphase Energy has been 950,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Enphase Energy has a market cap of $483.8 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 68.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Enphase Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, and sells microinverter systems for the solar photovoltaic industry. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Enphase Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Enphase Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Enphase Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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