VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Insiderslab.com has issued insider trading reports and Equity Research for the following companies: Intel (NASDAQ:INTC), WellPoint (NYSE:WLP), Caterpillar (NYSE:CAT), Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS), Jos. A. Bank Clothiers (NASDAQ:JOSB), and Altria Group (NYSE:MO).
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Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) recently announced its new collaboration with VMware under which VMware vSphere® 5.1 will support Intel® Trusted Execution Technology to better protect data and reduce threats to cloud data centers. Shares of Intel began the trading session with a price of US$24.93 and throughout the session plunged to a low of US$19.16. When day-trade ended, Intel finally dropped 1.33% to US$24.67. The stock traded 60.46 million shares in the last trading session, well above its daily average of 33.12 million shares. Are Intel insiders like CEOs, CFOs, and Directors starting to take huge profits by selling shares or exercising stock options? Academic studies have shown that insiders traditionally make higher investment returns than ordinary investors. Add INTC into your watch list for insider trade now.
WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP): WellPoint, Inc. (NYSE:WLP) announced company President and Chief Executive Officer Angela F. Braly has stepped down from her positions on August 28 and the company is actively searching for a candidate to succeed Angela. WellPoint said a search committee has been established with the assistance of a search firm to consider both internal and external candidates. In the interim, company Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary and Chief Public Affairs Officer -- John Cannon will serve as interim President and CEO. In addition, Jackie M. Ward, Lead Director, has been appointed as the Non-Executive Chair of the Board of Directors, effective immediately. By the end of Wednesday's trading, WellPoint trades have gone up 7.68% to US$61.08 with heavy volume traded. There were 12.62 million stock shares traded, which was 3.5 times more than average volume. Investors may want to find out how WellPoint insiders like CEOs, CFOs and Directors are thinking about the future of the company. Check this insider trade report for WellPoint here.
Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT): Shares of Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE:CAT) began the trading session with US$85.58 and throughout the session dropped to a low of US$67.54. Still, when day-trade ended, the stock gained 0.09% to US$86.09. The company has a market capitalization of US$56.24 billion. Share prices of Caterpillar have traded as high as US$116.95 per share and as low as US$67.54 in the past 52 weeks. Its price, as of the latest close, was up 27.5% compared with the 52-week low and was 35.8% below the 52-week high. Did Caterpillar insiders purchase their shareholdings before the stock price advanced? Since insiders have better access to company non-public information, Insiderslab.com suggests investors to pay close attention to their stock trading behaviors. Check this insider trade report for Caterpillar here.
Today Insiderslab.com also observed abnormal trade volume for the following companies; insiders may involve trading in these companies. It will take some time for insiders to report their trades. Read these reports and add these companies into your Insider Trade Radar.
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