Insider Trading Alert - MCO, UBSI And IMMR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 13, 2015, 91 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $377.89 to $223,379,993.30.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Moody's Corporation (MCO) - FREE Research Report

Kist Ewald, who is Director at Moody's Corporation, sold 5,000 shares at $107.65 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 27,683 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.3% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $108.12, up $0.47, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Moody's Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,049
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 34,736
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,236

The average volume for Moody's Corporation has been 971,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Moody's Corporation has a market cap of $21.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 11.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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 1.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. 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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United Bankshares (UBSI) - FREE Research Report

Converse Peter A, who is Director at United Bankshares, bought 10 shares at $37.79 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 861 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 1.17% with the 10-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.99, up $0.20, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Bankshares go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 96
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 96
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 910
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for United Bankshares has been 344,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Bankshares has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 1.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

United Bankshares, Inc. operates as the bank holding company for United Bank (WV) and United Bank (VA) that provides commercial and retail banking services and products in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates United Bankshares a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Bankshares as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full United Bankshares Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Immersion (IMMR) - FREE Research Report

Patton Jason, who is VP/GM,Content & Media Business at Immersion, sold 1,855 shares at $11.90 on May 13, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP/GM,Content & Media Business owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1,855-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.88, down $0.02, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Immersion go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,231
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,231
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,231

The average volume for Immersion has been 272,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Immersion has a market cap of $335.1 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 26.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Immersion Corporation, an intellectual property and software licensing company, creates, designs, develops, and licenses technologies in North America, Europe, Asia, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 149.5. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate Immersion a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Immersion as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Immersion Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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