Insider Trading Alert - Maxim Integrated Products And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 5, 2013, 166 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1.00 to $287,182,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) - FREE Research Report

Doluca Tunc who is President, Ceo & Director at Maxim Integrated Products sold 2,000 shares at $28.09 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Ceo & Director owned 329,750 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.6% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.20, up $0.11, or 0.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maxim Integrated Products go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,644
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,903

The average volume for Maxim Integrated Products has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Maxim Integrated Products has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 2.62% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits worldwide. The company also provides a range of high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Maxim Integrated Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Maxim Integrated Products 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, notable return on equity, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Maxim Integrated Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Penske Automotive Group (PAG) - FREE Research Report

Mcwaters Kimberly J who is Director at Penske Automotive Group sold 4,000 shares at $40.20 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,924 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.45% with the 4,000 share transaction.

Carlson John D. Jr. who is SVP & Corporate Controller at Penske Automotive Group sold 3,000 shares at $40.30 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & Corporate Controller owned 20,126 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.97% with the 3,000 share transaction.

Jones David K. who is EVP & Chief Financial Officer at Penske Automotive Group sold 1,909 shares at $39.70 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Financial Officer owned 27,625 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.46% with the 1,909 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.69, down $0.01, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Penske Automotive Group go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,500

The average volume for Penske Automotive Group has been 384,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Penske Automotive Group has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 35.43% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Penske Automotive Group, Inc. operates as an automotive retailer. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Other. It sells new and used motor vehicles of approximately 41 brands. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Penske Automotive Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Penske Automotive Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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 Penske Automotive Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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CenturyLink (CTL) - FREE Research Report

Melville C G Jr who is Director at CenturyLink sold 599 shares at $32.32 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,938 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.02% with the 599 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.01, down $0.31, or 0.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for CenturyLink go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,814
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,814
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,797

The average volume for CenturyLink has been 5.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. CenturyLink has a market cap of $19.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 17.87% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

CenturyLink, Inc. operates as an integrated telecommunications company in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate CenturyLink a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates CenturyLink as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full CenturyLink Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Coach (COH) - FREE Research Report

Krakoff Reed who is Pres, Exec Creative Director at Coach sold 92,273 shares at $53.41 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres, Exec Creative Director owned 38,406 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 70.61% with the 92,273 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.83, down $0.58, or 1.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Coach go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,862
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 138,931
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 138,931

The average volume for Coach has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Coach has a market cap of $15.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 3.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Coach, Inc. designs and markets bags, accessories, business cases, footwear, wearables, jewelry, sunwear, travel bags, watches, and fragrances for women and men in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.8. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Coach a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Coach 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, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations 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 Coach Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Concur Technologies (CNQR) - FREE Research Report

Pelzer Francis J. who is Chief Financial Officer at Concur Technologies sold 1,000 shares at $100.13 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 25,756 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.74% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $99.59, down $0.54, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Concur Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,656
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 91,443
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 142,202

The average volume for Concur Technologies has been 472,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Concur Technologies has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 46.79% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Concur Technologies, Inc. provides integrated travel and expense management solutions for companies of various industries, sizes, and geographies worldwide. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Concur Technologies a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Concur Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Concur Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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