Insider Trading Alert - MCO, IVZ And LXU Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 11, 2015, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,570.00 to $275,612,220.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Moody's Corporation (MCO) - FREE Research Report

Huber Linda, who is Executive VP and CFO at Moody's Corporation, sold 15,054 shares at $107.65 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Executive VP and CFO owned 49,947 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.16% with the 15,054-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $106.25, down $1.40, or 1.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,995
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,682
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,182

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 975,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $21.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 12.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Moody's Corporation provides credit ratings; and credit, capital markets, and economic related research, data, and analytical tools worldwide. The company operates through Moody's Investors Service and Moody's Analytics segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.9. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Moody's Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Moody's Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Moody's Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Invesco (IVZ) - FREE Research Report

Meadows Colin, who is Senior Managing Director at Invesco, sold 32,500 shares at $41.44 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 212,188 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.28% with the 32,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.74, down $0.70, or 1.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Invesco go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,708
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 174,302
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 175,197

The average volume for Invesco has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Invesco has a market cap of $17.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 4.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Invesco Ltd. is a publicly owned investment manager. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Invesco a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Invesco as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and notable return on equity. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Invesco Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LSB Industries (LXU) - FREE Research Report

Mittag Andrew K, who is Director at LSB Industries, bought 150 shares at $41.87 on May 11, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 550 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 37.5% with the 150-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.46, up $0.59, or 1.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LSB Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 54,467
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 54,467
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,467

The average volume for LSB Industries has been 185,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. LSB Industries has a market cap of $965.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 35.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LSB Industries, Inc., through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells chemical products, water source and geothermal heat pumps, and air handling products. The company operates in two segments, Chemical Business and Climate Control Business. The company has a P/E ratio of 68.5. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate LSB Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LSB Industries 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, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full LSB Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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