Insider Trading Alert - Universal Display Corporation 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:

Universal Display Corporation (OLED) - FREE Research Report

Lacerte Lawrence who is Director at Universal Display Corporation sold 86,230 shares at $35.55 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 700,580 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.96% with the 86,230 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.68, up $1.13, or 3.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Universal Display Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 18,934
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,934
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 303,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,934

The average volume for Universal Display Corporation has been 607,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Universal Display Corporation has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are unchanged year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Universal Display Corporation engages in the research, development, and commercialization of organic light emitting diode (OLED) technologies and materials for use in flat panel display, solid-state lighting, and other product applications. The company has a P/E ratio of 155.1. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Universal Display Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Universal Display Corporation as a hold. 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 and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full Universal Display Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Medicines (MDCO) - FREE Research Report

Meanwell Clive who is Chairman & CEO at Medicines sold 7,500 shares at $31.85 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 335,273 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.19% with the 7,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.87, up $0.02, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Medicines go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,709

The average volume for Medicines has been 876,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Medicines has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 33.58% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Medicines Company provides medical solutions for patients in acute and intensive care hospitals worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 48.7. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Medicines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Medicines 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Medicines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Allied World Assurance Company Holdings (AWH) - FREE Research Report

Knight W. Gordon who is President, AWACUS & AWNAC at Allied World Assurance Company Holdings sold 750 shares at $91.84 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, AWACUS & AWNAC owned 22,433 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.24% with the 750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $92.03, up $0.19, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,750

The average volume for Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has been 159,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Allied World Assurance Company Holdings has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 16.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Allied World Assurance Company Holdings, AG, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance and reinsurance solutions in Bermuda, the United States, Europe, Hong Kong, Labuan, and Singapore. The company operates through three segments: U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Allied World Assurance Company Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Allied World Assurance Company Holdings as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Allied World Assurance Company Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Proto Labs (PRLB) - FREE Research Report

Smith Brian K who is Director at Proto Labs sold 10,177 shares at $74.85 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 10,177 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.53, down $2.32, or 3.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Proto Labs go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.2 million

The average volume for Proto Labs has been 455,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Proto Labs has a market cap of $1.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 85.03% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Proto Labs, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures computer numerical control (CNC) machined and injection molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. The company has a P/E ratio of 61.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Proto Labs a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Proto Labs as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Proto Labs Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Souki Charif who is Chairman, CEO & President at Cheniere Energy sold 30,000 shares at $28.35 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO & President owned 7.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.41% with the 30,000 share transaction.

Thames Howard Davis who is Sr. VP & CFO at Cheniere Energy sold 10,000 shares at $28.32 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP & CFO owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.67% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.43, up $2.11, or 6.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 26,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 284,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 852,500

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $6.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 53.51% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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, disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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