Insider Trading Alert - Energy Transfer Partners L.P And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Sept. 12, 2013, 127 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $200.00 to $1,099,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Energy Transfer Partners L.P (ETP) - FREE Research Report

Welch Jamie who is Director at Energy Transfer Partners L.P bought 20,000 shares at $51.82 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 20,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.00, up $0.18, or 0.35% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Energy Transfer Partners L.P has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Energy Transfer Partners L.P has a market cap of $19.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 21.2% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. engages in the natural gas midstream, and intrastate transportation and storage businesses in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Energy Transfer Partners L.P a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Energy Transfer Partners L.P as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Energy Transfer Partners L.P Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hanesbrands (HBI) - FREE Research Report

Noll Richard A who is Chairman and CEO at Hanesbrands sold 30,000 shares at $62.60 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 723,425 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.98% with the 30,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.60, down $1.00, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hanesbrands go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 71,702

The average volume for Hanesbrands has been 794,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hanesbrands has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 71.25% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Hanesbrands Inc., a consumer goods company, engages in designing, manufacturing, sourcing, and selling a range of basic apparel in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.1. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Hanesbrands a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hanesbrands as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. 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 Hanesbrands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Calpine (CPN) - FREE Research Report

Ryan J. Stuart who is Director at Calpine sold 11.0 million shares at $18.92 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 32.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.49% with the 11.0 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.99, up $0.07, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Calpine go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,000

The average volume for Calpine has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Calpine has a market cap of $8.2 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 3.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines, as well as cogeneration power plants. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.7. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Calpine a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Calpine as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally high debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Calpine Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Akamai Technologies (AKAM) - FREE Research Report

Coyne Martin M Ii who is Director at Akamai Technologies sold 2,500 shares at $49.10 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 31,761 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.3% with the 2,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.69, up $1.59, or 3.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Akamai Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,276
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,025
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,025

The average volume for Akamai Technologies has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Akamai Technologies has a market cap of $8.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 22.53% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Akamai Technologies, Inc. provides content delivery and cloud infrastructure services for accelerating and improving the delivery of content and applications over the Internet in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.6. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Akamai Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Akamai Technologies 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, revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Akamai Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Royal Caribbean Cruises (RCL) - FREE Research Report

Kulovaara Harri U who is EVP, Maritime at Royal Caribbean Cruises sold 11,483 shares at $39.33 on Sept. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Maritime owned 42,933 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.1% with the 11,483 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.97, down $0.36, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Royal Caribbean Cruises go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,492
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 55,541
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,626

The average volume for Royal Caribbean Cruises has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Royal Caribbean Cruises has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 13.88% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. operates as a cruise company worldwide. It owns five cruise brands comprising Royal Caribbean International, Celebrity Cruises, Pullmantur, Azamara Club Cruises, and CDF Croisieres de France. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.58%. The company has a P/E ratio of 113.9. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Royal Caribbean Cruises a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Royal Caribbean Cruises as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, poor profit margins and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Royal Caribbean Cruises Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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