Insider Trading Alert - CMS, AAWW And GFF Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 7, 2015, 75 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $130.56 to $50,650,057.80.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CMS Energy (CMS) - FREE Research Report

Mengebier David G, who is Senior Vice President at CMS Energy, sold 8,986 shares at $33.32 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 125,284 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.69% with the 8,986-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.89, up $0.57, or 1.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CMS Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,387
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 53,387

The average volume for CMS Energy has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CMS Energy has a market cap of $9.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are down 4.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CMS Energy Corporation operates as an energy company primarily in Michigan, the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate CMS Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CMS Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations and attractive valuation levels. 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 CMS Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (AAWW) - FREE Research Report

Agnew Robert F, who is Director at Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, sold 2,000 shares at $55.00 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,131 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.29% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.57, up $2.57, or 4.46% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,306
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,047
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 55,047

The average volume for Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has been 297,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 13.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides outsourced aircraft and aviation operating services worldwide. It operates through ACMI, Charter, and Dry Leasing segments. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.6. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. 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 Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Griffon (GFF) - FREE Research Report

Mehmel Robert F, who is President and COO at Griffon, bought 35,000 shares at $15.76 on May 7, 2015. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 385,000 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 10% with the 35,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.52, up $0.76, or 4.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Griffon go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 23,500

The average volume for Griffon has been 180,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Griffon has a market cap of $829.5 million and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 22.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Griffon Corporation, through its wholly-owned subsidiaries, engages in home and building, telephonics, and plastics businesses. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.98%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Griffon a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Griffon as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Griffon Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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