Insider Trading Alert - CSX, WIBC And BLK Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 8, 2015, 68 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,023.75 to $5,610,306.91.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

CSX (CSX) - FREE Research Report

Eliasson Fredrik J, who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at CSX, sold 30,000 shares at $35.48 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 95,543 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.9% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.34, up $0.86, or 2.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CSX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 165,556
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 165,556
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 187,087

The average volume for CSX has been 9.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CSX has a market cap of $35.5 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 0.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

CSX Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides rail-based transportation services in the United States and Canada. It offers traditional rail services, and transports intermodal containers and trailers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate CSX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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

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Wilshire Bancorp (WIBC) - FREE Research Report

Byun Donald, who is Director at Wilshire Bancorp, sold 90,534 shares at $10.63 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 860,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.52% with the 90,534-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.80, up $0.17, or 1.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Wilshire Bancorp go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 109,466
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 109,466
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 109,466

The average volume for Wilshire Bancorp has been 352,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Wilshire Bancorp has a market cap of $833.9 million and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 4.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Wilshire Bancorp, Inc. operates as the holding company for Wilshire Bank that offers a range of financial products and services. The company operates in three segments: Banking Operations, Small Business Administration Lending Services, and Trade Finance Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.0. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate Wilshire Bancorp a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wilshire Bancorp 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. 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 Wilshire Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BlackRock (BLK) - FREE Research Report

Smith Jeff A, who is Senior Managing Director at BlackRock, sold 350 shares at $370.46 on May 8, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 29,117 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.19% with the 350-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $369.47, down $0.99, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for BlackRock go as follows:

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

The average volume for BlackRock has been 510,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. BlackRock has a market cap of $60.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 2.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

BlackRock, Inc. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to institutional, intermediary, and individual investors. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.6. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate BlackRock a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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