Insider Trading Alert - NI, WEX And ANDE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, June 1, 2015, 100 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $181.50 to $4,800,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

NiSource (NI) - FREE Research Report

Jesanis Michael E, who is Director at NiSource, sold 1,500 shares at $47.13 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,343 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.84% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.24, down $0.89, or 1.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NiSource go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,808

The average volume for NiSource has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. NiSource has a market cap of $15.0 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 10.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

NiSource Inc., an energy holding company, provides natural gas, electricity, and other products and services in the United States. It operates through three segments: Gas Distribution Operations, Columbia Pipeline Group Operations, and Electric Operations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.2. Currently, there are 2 analysts who rate NiSource a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NiSource as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full NiSource Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WEX (WEX) - FREE Research Report

Pratt James Edward, who is SVP, GM Virtual Payments at WEX, sold 123 shares at $115.25 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the SVP, GM Virtual Payments owned 5,123 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.34% with the 123-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $114.52, down $0.73, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WEX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,860
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,860
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,628

The average volume for WEX has been 269,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. WEX has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 15.36% 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 23.5. Currently, there are 4 analysts who rate WEX a buy, 1 analyst rates 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. 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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Andersons (ANDE) - FREE Research Report

Conrad Nicholas C, who is VP Finance & Treasurer at Andersons, sold 1,300 shares at $45.18 on June 1, 2015. Following this transaction, the VP Finance & Treasurer owned 5,240 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.88% with the 1,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.38, down $1.80, or 4.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Andersons go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,285
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,285
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 14,785

The average volume for Andersons has been 309,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Andersons has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 18.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

The Andersons, Inc. engages in the grain, ethanol, plant nutrient, railcar leasing, turf and cob products, and consumer retailing businesses in the United States and internationally. It operates through six segments: Grain, Ethanol, Rail, Plant Nutrient, Turf & Specialty, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.26%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently, there are 5 analysts who rate Andersons a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Andersons as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Andersons Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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