Insider Trading Alert - LTBR, LLY And AGCO Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, May 21, 2015, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $233.20 to $1,180,446,250.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Lightbridge (LTBR) - FREE Research Report

Mushakov Andrey, who is EVP - Intl Nuclear Operations at Lightbridge, bought 4,000 shares at $1.53 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the EVP - Intl Nuclear Operations owned 88,402 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.74% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1.34, down $0.19, or 13.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lightbridge go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,500

The average volume for Lightbridge has been 326,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lightbridge has a market cap of $25.9 million and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 13.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Lightbridge Corporation operates as a nuclear fuel technology company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Technology and Consulting. The company engages in the design and development of proprietary nuclear fuels.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lightbridge as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow and generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself. Get the full Lightbridge Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Eli Lilly and (LLY) - FREE Research Report

Lilly Endowment Inc, who is 10% Owner at Eli Lilly and, sold 190,000 shares at $73.43 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 130.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.15% with the 190,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.06, up $0.63, or 0.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Eli Lilly and go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 17,157
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 595,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 17,157
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 969,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 17,157
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Eli Lilly and has been 4.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Eli Lilly and has a market cap of $81.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 7.65% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Eli Lilly and Company discovers, develops, manufactures, and sells pharmaceutical products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Human Pharmaceutical Products and Animal Health products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.8. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Eli Lilly and a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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AGCO (AGCO) - FREE Research Report

Collar Gary L, who is Sr. VP - General Manager, APAC at AGCO, sold 5,000 shares at $51.81 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP - General Manager, APAC owned 53,109 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.6% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.92, up $0.11, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AGCO go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,748
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,748
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,748

The average volume for AGCO has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AGCO has a market cap of $4.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 14.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently, there is 1 analyst who rates AGCO a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AGCO as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full AGCO Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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