Insider Trading Alert - Micron Technology 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:

Micron Technology (MU) - FREE Research Report

Bailey Robert L who is Director at Micron Technology sold 4,000 shares at $13.97 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 131,608 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.95% with the 4,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.19, up $1.22, or 8.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Micron Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 280,800
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 797,768
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 980,711

The average volume for Micron Technology has been 43.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Micron Technology has a market cap of $15.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 132.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and marketing of semiconductor devices worldwide. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Micron Technology a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Micron Technology as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full Micron Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Associated Banc-Corp (ASBC) - FREE Research Report

Hanson Breck F. who is Executive Vice President at Associated Banc-Corp sold 3,000 shares at $16.00 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 55,128 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.16% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.90, down $0.10, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Associated Banc-Corp go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,637
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,032

The average volume for Associated Banc-Corp has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Associated Banc-Corp has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 21.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Associated Banc-Corp, a bank holding company, offers various banking and nonbanking financial services to individuals and businesses primarily in Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.01%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Associated Banc-Corp a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Associated Banc-Corp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Associated Banc-Corp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Validus Holdings (VR) - FREE Research Report

Driscoll Kean who is CEO, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. at Validus Holdings sold 10,953 shares at $34.77 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO, Validus Reinsurance, Ltd. owned 132,536 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.63% with the 10,953 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.10, up $0.33, or 0.94% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Validus Holdings go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 14,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,860
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 14,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,810

The average volume for Validus Holdings has been 826,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Validus Holdings has a market cap of $3.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 2.08% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Validus Holdings, Ltd. through its subsidiaries, provides reinsurance, insurance, and insurance linked securities fund management services in the property, marine, and specialty lines markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Validus Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Validus Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Validus Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trimble Navigation (TRMB) - FREE Research Report

Fosburgh Bryn who is Vice President at Trimble Navigation bought 420 shares at $21.46 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 882 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 90.93% with the 420 share transaction.

Kirkland James A who is Vice President at Trimble Navigation bought 318 shares at $21.46 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 6,116 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.49% with the 318 share transaction.

Harrington Mark A who is Vice President at Trimble Navigation bought 183 shares at $21.46 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 369 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 98.15% with the 183 share transaction.

Kliem Jurgen who is Vice President at Trimble Navigation bought 326 shares at $21.46 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 6,928 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.94% with the 326 share transaction.

Gibson Chris who is Vice President at Trimble Navigation bought 246 shares at $21.46 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 6,026 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.25% with the 246 share transaction.

Veneziano James who is Vice President at Trimble Navigation bought 420 shares at $21.46 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 22,966 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.86% with the 420 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.02, up $5.56, or 20.57% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Trimble Navigation has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trimble Navigation has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 9.33% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Trimble Navigation Limited designs and distributes positioning products and applications enabled by global positioning system (GPS), optical, laser, and wireless communications technology. The company has a P/E ratio of 34.7. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Trimble Navigation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trimble Navigation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Trimble Navigation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SVB Financial Group (SIVB) - FREE Research Report

Kellogg Harry W Jr who is Vice Chairman at SVB Financial Group sold 1,700 shares at $84.37 on Sept. 5, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 7,628 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.22% with the 1,700 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.42, down $0.95, or 1.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SVB Financial Group go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,066

The average volume for SVB Financial Group has been 283,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. SVB Financial Group has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 50.31% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

SVB Financial Group, a diversified financial services company, provides various banking and financial products and services. It operates in three segments: Global Commercial Bank, SVB Private Bank, and SVB Capital. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.7. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate SVB Financial Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SVB Financial Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, notable return on equity and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full SVB Financial Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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