Insider Trading Alert - ELNK, WDFC And ALJ Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 20, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $186.58 to $190,703,600.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

EarthLink Holdings (ELNK) - FREE Research Report

Koretz David, who is Director at EarthLink Holdings, sold 20,000 shares at $6.66 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 62,150 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.35% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $6.82, up $0.16, or 2.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EarthLink Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 64,600
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 241,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 64,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 245,541
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 64,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 259,061

The average volume for EarthLink Holdings has been 913,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. EarthLink Holdings has a market cap of $687.6 million and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 54.67% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

EarthLink Holdings Corp., together with its subsidiaries, provides managed network, security, and cloud services to business and residential customers in the United States. The company operates in two segments, Business Services and Consumer Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3%. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate EarthLink Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EarthLink Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full EarthLink Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WD-40 (WDFC) - FREE Research Report

Holdsworth Geoffrey, who is Managing Director AsiaPacific at WD-40, sold 2,004 shares at $85.01 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Managing Director AsiaPacific owned 10,117 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.53% with the 2,004-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.39, up $0.38, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WD-40 go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,812
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,812
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 52
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,812

The average volume for WD-40 has been 64,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. WD-40 has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 0.68% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

WD-40 Company provides consumer products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.77%. The company has a P/E ratio of 29.1. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates WD-40 a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WD-40 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full WD-40 Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alon USA Energy (ALJ) - FREE Research Report

Even Shai, who is Sr. VP and CFO at Alon USA Energy, sold 18,000 shares at $17.30 on May 20, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP and CFO owned 150,430 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.69% with the 18,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.90, down $0.40, or 2.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alon USA Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 33.7 million
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33.8 million
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 33.7 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33.8 million
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 33.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37.6 million

The average volume for Alon USA Energy has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Alon USA Energy has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 33.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. engages in refining and marketing petroleum products, primarily in the South Central, Southwestern, and Western regions of the United States. It operates in three segments: Refining and Marketing, Asphalt, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Alon USA Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alon USA Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Alon USA Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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