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Insider Trading Alert - BIIB, VRX And AME Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, March 5, 2014, 233 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $57.59 to $85,937,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Biogen Idec (BIIB) - FREE Research Report

Sandrock Alfred who is Grp SVP, Chief Medical Officer at Biogen Idec sold 3,171 shares at $342.58 on March 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Grp SVP, Chief Medical Officer owned 15,407 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.07% with the 3,171-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $346.15, up $3.57, or 1.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Biogen Idec go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,753
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,428
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 34,785

The average volume for Biogen Idec has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Biogen Idec has a market cap of $81.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 22.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Biogen Idec Inc. discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets therapies for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases, hemophilia, and autoimmune disorders in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.9. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Biogen Idec a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Biogen Idec 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, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and solid stock price performance. 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 Biogen Idec Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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