Insider Trading Alert - Ford Motor And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 10, 2013, 135 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $49.60 to $313,828,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ford Motor (F) - FREE Research Report

Fields Felicia J who is Group Vice President at Ford Motor sold 89,000 shares at $17.32 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Group Vice President owned 263,781 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.23% with the 89,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.46, up $0.14, or 0.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ford Motor go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,775

The average volume for Ford Motor has been 38.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ford Motor has a market cap of $67.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 33.67% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ford Motor Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and service of vehicles, parts, and accessories worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.31%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Ford Motor a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ford Motor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Ford Motor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - FREE Research Report

Kodosky Jeffrey L who is Director at National Instruments Corporation sold 12,000 shares at $28.78 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.12% with the 12,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.87, up $1.09, or 3.67% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,063

The average volume for National Instruments Corporation has been 418,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments Corporation has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 13.13% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Bytewise: a number of T&M and automation products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.1. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate National Instruments Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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LyondellBasell Industries (LYB) - FREE Research Report

Brown Kevin W. who is SVP Refining at LyondellBasell Industries sold 15,000 shares at $70.46 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP Refining owned 200,657 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.96% with the 15,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.75, up $0.29, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LyondellBasell Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,294
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 8.4 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,513
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 8.4 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,470

The average volume for LyondellBasell Industries has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LyondellBasell Industries has a market cap of $40.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 24.19% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

13 Exploration & Production / Refining & Marketing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.83%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate LyondellBasell Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LyondellBasell Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full LyondellBasell Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Noble Energy (NBL) - FREE Research Report

Cook Rodney D. who is Sr. VP International at Noble Energy sold 5,000 shares at $64.00 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP International owned 133,956 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.6% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.44, up $1.44, or 2.2% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Noble Energy has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Noble Energy has a market cap of $23.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 27.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

2010 volume guidance 214-217 kboepd as of 10-28-10. Gas as % of total production 62% in Q3-10. Geographic mix in Q3-10: U.S. 52%, Equatorial Guinea 21%, Israel 13%, North Sea 6%, Other 7%. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.3. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Noble Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Noble Energy as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Noble Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Parker Hannifin Corporation (PH) - FREE Research Report

Williams Thomas L who is EVP - Operating Officer at Parker Hannifin Corporation sold 4,700 shares at $104.71 on Sept. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP - Operating Officer owned 40,584 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.38% with the 4,700 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.54, down $0.17, or 0.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parker Hannifin Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,238
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,355
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,344

The average volume for Parker Hannifin Corporation has been 967,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Parker Hannifin Corporation has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 24.39% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Parker Hannifin Corporation manufactures fluid power systems, electromechanical controls, and related components worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.72%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Parker Hannifin Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Parker Hannifin Corporation 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, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Parker Hannifin Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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