Insider Trading Alert - CTL, CCF And PCAR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, April 30, 2015, 53 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $10.00 to $250,000,000.60.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CenturyLink (CTL) - FREE Research Report

McCray Gregory James, who is Director at CenturyLink, sold 3,871 shares at $37.00 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3,957 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.45% with the 3,871-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.04, down $0.96, or 2.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CenturyLink go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,218

The average volume for CenturyLink has been 4.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CenturyLink has a market cap of $20.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 8.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CenturyLink, Inc. provides various communications services to residential, business, governmental, and wholesale customers in the United States. It operates through two segments, Business and Consumer. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate CenturyLink a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CenturyLink as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full CenturyLink Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Chase (CCF) - FREE Research Report

Chadwick Everett JR, who is Director at Chase, bought 2,000 shares at $37.85 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,742 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 269.54% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.90, up $0.05, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chase go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,900

The average volume for Chase has been 11,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chase has a market cap of $350.8 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 6.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Chase Corporation manufactures and sells protective materials for various applications in the United States and internationally. It operates in two segments, Industrial Materials and Construction Materials. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Chase a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chase as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Chase Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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PACCAR (PCAR) - FREE Research Report

Anderson David C, who is Vice President/General Counsel at PACCAR, sold 1,750 shares at $66.45 on April 30, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President/General Counsel owned 4,088 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.98% with the 1,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.49, down $0.96, or 1.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PACCAR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,750
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,750
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,750

The average volume for PACCAR has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PACCAR has a market cap of $23.5 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are down 2.57% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PACCAR Inc, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and distributes light, medium, and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket parts worldwide. It operates through three segments: Truck, Parts, and Financial Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.1. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate PACCAR a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PACCAR as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full PACCAR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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