Insider Trading Alert - WCN, EVER And APD 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:

Waste Connections (WCN) - FREE Research Report

Mittelstaedt Ronald J, who is Chief Executive Officer at Waste Connections, sold 53,000 shares at $47.74 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 230,515 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.69% with the 53,000-share transaction.

Thibodeaux Gregory, who is Vice President at Waste Connections, sold 4,273 shares at $47.85 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 8,320 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.93% with the 4,273-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.02, down $0.83, or 1.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Waste Connections go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,366
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,366

The average volume for Waste Connections has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Waste Connections has a market cap of $5.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 7.84% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Waste Connections, Inc., an integrated municipal solid waste (MSW) services company, provides solid waste collection, transfer, disposal, and recycling services primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Waste Connections a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Waste Connections as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Waste Connections Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EverBank Financial (EVER) - FREE Research Report

Mylod Robert J Jr, who is Director at EverBank Financial, sold 5,000 shares at $18.79 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 581,646 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.85% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.93, up $0.14, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EverBank Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 55,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 68,504

The average volume for EverBank Financial has been 381,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. EverBank Financial has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 1.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

EverBank Financial Corp, a savings and loan holding company, provides various financial products and services to individuals and small and mid-size businesses in the United States. It operates in three segments: Consumer Banking, Commercial Banking, and Corporate Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate EverBank Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EverBank Financial as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full EverBank Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Air Products & Chemicals (APD) - FREE Research Report

Ghasemi Seifi, who is Chairman, Pres. and CEO at Air Products & Chemicals, bought 20,000 shares at $145.68 on May 4, 2015. Following this transaction, the Chairman, Pres. and CEO owned 189,171 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 11.82% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $146.73, up $1.05, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Air Products & Chemicals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 27,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 858
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 27,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 858
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 80,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,858

The average volume for Air Products & Chemicals has been 999,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Air Products & Chemicals has a market cap of $31.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 1.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The company operates in Merchant Gases, Tonnage Gases, Electronics and Performance Materials, and Equipment and Energy segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Air Products & Chemicals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Air Products & Chemicals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Air Products & Chemicals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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