Insider Trading Alert - Life Technologies And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, July 3, 2013, 489 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $0.00 to $202,421,072.70.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Life Technologies (LIFE) - FREE Research Report

Pescovitz Ora H. who is Director at LIFE TECHNOLOGS bought 308 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,451 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 5.99% with the 308 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $74.06, down $0.02, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Life Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,010
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,010
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,010

The average volume for Life Technologies has been 4.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Life Technologies has a market cap of $12.7 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 51.08% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Life Technologies Corporation operates as a life sciences company. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Life Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Life Technologies 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, expanding profit margins and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Life Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Bunge (BG) - FREE Research Report

Padilla Raul who is CEO, Bunge Global Agribusiness at BUNGE sold 1,426 shares at $71.29 per share for a total value of $101,659.54 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO, Bunge Global Agribusiness owned 46,553 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.97% with the 1,426 share sell-off.

Weisser Alberto who is Executive Chairman at BUNGE sold 22,872 shares at $70.84 per share for a total value of $1,620,298.22 on June 28, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Chairman owned 210,017 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.82% with the 22,872 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $71.80, up $0.44, or 0.62% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for Bunge go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,966
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,966
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,966

The average volume for Bunge has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Bunge has a market cap of $10.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 1.83% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Bunge Limited, through its subsidiaries, engages in agriculture and food business worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.7. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Bunge a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Bunge as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Bunge Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Viasat (VSAT) - FREE Research Report

Stenbit John P who is Director at VIASAT INC bought 9,600 shares at $34.17 per share for a total value of $153,765.00 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11,300 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 204.26% with the 9,600 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $69.27, down $0.13, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Viasat go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,925
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,047
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,047

The average volume for Viasat has been 272,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Viasat has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 80% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ViaSat, Inc. provides fixed and mobile broadband services, and satellite and wireless networks, as well as secure networking systems, products, and services for government and commercial customers worldwide. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Viasat a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Viasat as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Viasat Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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WellPoint (WLP) - FREE Research Report

Hay Lewis Iii who is Director at WELLPOINT INC bought 1,867 shares on July 1, 2013.

The shares most recently traded at $81.09, down $0.29, or 0.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WellPoint go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 66,997
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 83,857
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,857

The average volume for WellPoint has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. WellPoint has a market cap of $24.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 33.59% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

WellPoint, Inc., a health benefits company, through its subsidiaries, offers network-based managed care plans to large and small employer, individual, Medicaid, and senior markets in the United States. The company operates through three segments: Commercial, Consumer, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.84%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate WellPoint a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WellPoint 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, increase in stock price during the past year, increase in net income and attractive valuation levels. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full WellPoint Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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VeriFone Systems (PAY) - FREE Research Report

Liu Albert who is EVP, Corp Dev & Gen Counsel at VERIFONE HLDGS bought 6,868 shares at $8.40 per share for a total value of $30,962.40 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Corp Dev & Gen Counsel owned 8,207 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 136.68% with the 6,868 share acquisition.

Miles Jennifer who is President, VeriFone Americas at VERIFONE HLDGS bought 3,197 shares at $8.40 per share for a total value of $13,423.20 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, VeriFone Americas owned 27,399 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 12.39% with the 3,197 share acquisition.

Yanay Eliezer who is COO at VERIFONE HLDGS bought 3,265 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the COO owned 48,873 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 7.16% with the 3,265 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $16.75, down $0.04, or 0.24% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for VeriFone Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000

The average volume for VeriFone Systems has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VeriFone Systems has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 43.43% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Verifone Systems, Inc. designs, markets, and services electronic payment solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 105.0. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate VeriFone Systems a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VeriFone Systems as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full VeriFone Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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