Insider Trading Alert - KLA-Tencor Corporation And 2 Others Traded By Insiders

Yesterday, July 5, 2013, 389 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $15,089,002.16.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

KLA-Tencor Corporation (KLAC) - FREE Research Report

Dentinger Mark P who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at KLA-TENCOR CORP sold 35 shares at $56.45 per share for a total value of $1,975.75 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 1,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.38% with the 35 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $55.66, up $0.59, or 1.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KLA-Tencor Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,686
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,885

The average volume for KLA-Tencor Corporation has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. KLA-Tencor Corporation has a market cap of $9.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 15.31% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

KLA-Tencor Corporation designs, manufactures, and markets process control and yield management solutions for the semiconductor and related nanoelectronics industries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate KLA-Tencor Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KLA-Tencor Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full KLA-Tencor Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) - FREE Research Report

Jesselson Michael G who is Director at AMER EAGLE OUTF bought 265,083 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 363,815 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 268.49% with the 265,083 share acquisition.

Ketteler Thomas R who is Director at AMER EAGLE OUTF bought 2,783 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,171 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 15.13% with the 2,783 share acquisition.

Page Janice E who is Director at AMER EAGLE OUTF bought 1,833 shares on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 38,959 shares meaning that the stake was boosted by 4.94% with the 1,833 share acquisition.

The shares most recently traded at $18.60, up $0.09, or 0.49% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for American Eagle Outfitters go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 54,464
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 99,466
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 218,859

The average volume for American Eagle Outfitters has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Eagle Outfitters has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 9.75% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

American Eagle Outfitters, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as an apparel and accessories retailer in the United States and Canada. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate American Eagle Outfitters a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Eagle Outfitters as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full American Eagle Outfitters Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MFA Financial (MFA) - FREE Research Report

Gorin William S who is President at MFA FINANCIAL sold 10,468 shares at $8.54 per share for a total value of $89,396.72 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 669,383 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.54% with the 10,468 share sell-off.

Knutson Craig L who is Executive Vice President at MFA FINANCIAL sold 4,193 shares at $8.54 per share for a total value of $35,808.22 on July 1, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 301,872 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.37% with the 4,193 share sell-off.

The shares most recently traded at $7.89, down $0.49, or 5.85% since the insider transactions. Historical insider transactions for MFA Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,000

The average volume for MFA Financial has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MFA Financial has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 3.33% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MFA Financial, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), invests in residential agency and non-agency mortgage-backed securities (MBS). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 10.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate MFA Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MFA Financial as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full MFA Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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