Insider Trading Alert - AMTD, WEX And SLAB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 18, 2015, 93 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $500.00 to $575,784,180.28.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

TD Ameritrade (AMTD) - FREE Research Report

Prezzano Wilbur J, who is Director at TD Ameritrade, sold 14,885 shares at $37.04 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 101,942 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.74% with the 14,885-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.68, up $0.64, or 1.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TD Ameritrade go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,055
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,055
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,055

The average volume for TD Ameritrade has been 2.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TD Ameritrade has a market cap of $20.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation provides securities brokerage services and related technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.3. Currently, there are 9 analysts who rate TD Ameritrade a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TD Ameritrade as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full TD Ameritrade Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WEX (WEX) - FREE Research Report

Janosick Kenneth, who is SVP&GM, Global Fleet Direct at WEX, sold 1,290 shares at $116.36 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP&GM, Global Fleet Direct owned 4,843 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.03% with the 1,290-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $117.38, up $1.02, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WEX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,168

The average volume for WEX has been 289,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. WEX has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 19.79% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

WEX Inc. provides corporate card payment solutions in North and South America, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. It operates in two segments, Fleet Payment Solutions and Other Payment Solutions. The Fleet Payment Solutions segment offers fleet vehicle payment and transaction processing services. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate WEX a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WEX as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins and reasonable valuation levels. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full WEX Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Silicon Laboratories (SLAB) - FREE Research Report

Bock William G, who is President at Silicon Laboratories, sold 3,000 shares at $51.72 on May 18, 2015. Following this transaction, the President owned 76,030 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.8% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.05, up $0.33, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Silicon Laboratories go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,400
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 665
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,322
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,322

The average volume for Silicon Laboratories has been 279,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Silicon Laboratories has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 10.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Silicon Laboratories Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets mixed-signal analog intensive integrated circuits (ICs). The company has a P/E ratio of 61.4. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Silicon Laboratories a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Silicon Laboratories 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, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Silicon Laboratories Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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