Insider Trading Alert - UVE, WETF And VOYA 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:

Universal Insurance Holdings (UVE) - FREE Research Report

Donaghy Stephen, who is Officer at Universal Insurance Holdings, sold 15,000 shares at $25.86 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Officer owned 439,537 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.3% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.37, down $0.49, or 1.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Insurance Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100,342
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 216,570
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 380,620

The average volume for Universal Insurance Holdings has been 370,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Insurance Holdings has a market cap of $937.8 million and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 26.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Universal Insurance Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides various property and casualty insurance products. The company primarily underwrites homeowners' insurance products; and offers reinsurance intermediary brokerage services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.3. Currently, there are no analysts who rate Universal Insurance Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Insurance Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. 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 Universal Insurance Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WisdomTree Investments (WETF) - FREE Research Report

Salerno Frank, who is Director at WisdomTree Investments, sold 41,400 shares at $20.40 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 138,561 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23% with the 41,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $20.62, up $0.22, or 1.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WisdomTree Investments go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 47,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 849,121
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2.5 million

The average volume for WisdomTree Investments has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WisdomTree Investments has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 28.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

WisdomTree Investments, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an exchange-traded funds (ETFs) sponsor and asset manager. It offers ETFs in equities, currency, fixed income, and alternatives asset classes. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.55%. The company has a P/E ratio of 66.4. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate WisdomTree Investments a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WisdomTree Investments as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 WisdomTree Investments Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Voya Financial (VOYA) - FREE Research Report

Tripodi Joseph V, who is Director at Voya Financial, bought 1,000 shares at $45.70 on May 21, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,875 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 53.33% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.05, up $0.35, or 0.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Voya Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,350
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 32.0 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32.0 million

The average volume for Voya Financial has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Voya Financial has a market cap of $10.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 8.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Voya Financial, Inc. operates as a retirement, investment, and insurance company in the United States. The company has five segments: Retirement, Annuities, Investment Management, Individual Life, and Employee Benefits. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 5.2. Currently, there are 6 analysts who rate Voya Financial a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Voya Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels 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 Voya Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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