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Yesterday, Aug. 28, 2014, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $768.00 to $8,462,565.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Illumina (ILMN) - FREE Research Report

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Dadswell Charles, who is Sr VP & General Counsel at Illumina, sold 151 shares at $180.12 on Aug. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr VP & General Counsel owned 42,454 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.35% with the 151-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $180.05, down $0.07, or 0.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Illumina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 144
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 483
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,327

The average volume for Illumina has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Illumina has a market cap of $25.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 61.93% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Illumina, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and function in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and South Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 119.2. Currently, there are 10 analysts who rate Illumina a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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rates Illumina as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full

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EnerSys (ENS) - FREE Research Report

Sechrist Todd M., who is President, Americas at EnerSys, sold 8,000 shares at $64.05 on Aug. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the President, Americas owned 40,905 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.36% with the 8,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.87, down $0.18, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EnerSys go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,510
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,573
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 168,401

The average volume for EnerSys has been 417,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. EnerSys has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 8.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

EnerSys manufactures, markets, and distributes industrial batteries in North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia, Australia, and Oceania. The company operates in three segments: Americas, EMEA, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.2. Currently, there are 3 analysts who rate EnerSys a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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rates EnerSys as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full

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Ralph Lauren Corp Class A (RL) - FREE Research Report

Lauren Family, L.L.C., who is 10% Owner at Ralph Lauren Corp Class A, sold 50,000 shares at $169.25 on Aug. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $168.79, down $0.46, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ralph Lauren Corp Class A go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 147,247

The average volume for Ralph Lauren Corp Class A has been 766,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ralph Lauren Corp Class A has a market cap of $10.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 4.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Ralph Lauren Corporation designs, markets, and distributes lifestyle products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Wholesale, Retail, and Licensing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.06%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.5. Currently, there are 8 analysts who rate Ralph Lauren Corp Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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rates Ralph Lauren Corp Class A as a

buy

. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full

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