Insider Trading Alert - CVS, TIS And SVVC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 4, 2015, 82 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.50 to $744,000,000,054.72.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CVS Health (CVS) - FREE Research Report

Brown C David Ii, who is Director at CVS Health, sold 15,000 shares at $100.27 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 101,252 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.9% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $99.15, down $1.12, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CVS Health go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,082
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 36,305
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,525

The average volume for CVS Health has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CVS Health has a market cap of $114.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 4.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

CVS Health Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides integrated pharmacy health care services in the United States. The company operates through Pharmacy Services and Retail Pharmacy segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.4. Currently, there are 16 analysts who rate CVS Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CVS Health as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full CVS Health Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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