Insider Trading Alert - URI, DFS And VR Traded By Insiders

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Friday, May 15, 2015, 111 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,266.50 to $281,749,912.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

United Rentals (URI) - FREE Research Report

Britell Jenne K, who is Director at United Rentals, sold 3,700 shares at $104.45 on May 15, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,088 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.91% with the 3,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $103.42, down $1.03, or 1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Rentals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,090
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,827
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 45,231

The average volume for United Rentals has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Rentals has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 1.02% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It operates in two segments, General Rentals; and Trench Safety, Power and HVAC (heating, ventilating and air conditioning), and Pump Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Rentals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full United Rentals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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