Insider Trading Alert - Illumina And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 20, 2013, 98 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $117.60 to $300,598,732.04.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Illumina (ILMN) - FREE Research Report

Walt David R who is Director at Illumina sold 5,000 shares at $83.11 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 926,488 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.54% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $80.01, down $3.10, or 3.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Illumina go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,627
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,689
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 62,010

The average volume for Illumina has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Illumina has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 46.91% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Illumina, Inc. develops, manufactures, and markets life science tools and integrated systems for the analysis of genetic variation and biological function in North America, Europe, Latin America, the Asia-Pacific, the Middle East, and South Africa. The company has a P/E ratio of 95.0. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Illumina a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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

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HCA Holdings (HCA) - FREE Research Report

Stinnett Donald W who is SVP & Controller at HCA Holdings sold 12,500 shares at $42.00 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & Controller owned 51,438 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.55% with the 12,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.77, down $0.23, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HCA Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 33,189
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 83,331
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 161,786

The average volume for HCA Holdings has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HCA Holdings has a market cap of $18.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 39.72% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

HCA Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides health care services in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate HCA Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HCA Holdings as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its weak operating cash flow, poor profit margins and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full HCA Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Chico's FAS (CHS) - FREE Research Report

Eisenberg Lee who is EVP - Chief Creative Officer at Chico's FAS sold 15,000 shares at $16.51 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP - Chief Creative Officer owned 73,809 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.89% with the 15,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.02, up $0.51, or 2.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chico's FAS go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,300

The average volume for Chico's FAS has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Chico's FAS has a market cap of $2.7 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 7.37% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Chico's FAS, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of private branded, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing items in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Chico's FAS a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chico's FAS 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, reasonable valuation levels, notable return on equity and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Chico's FAS Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Marcus Joel S who is Chief Executive Officer at Alexandria Real Estate Equities sold 5,000 shares at $65.33 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 527,220 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.94% with the 5,000 share transaction.

Richardson James H who is Director at Alexandria Real Estate Equities sold 5,000 shares at $65.30 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 120,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.16, up $0.86, or 1.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,250

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 458,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $4.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 2.77% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.04%. The company has a P/E ratio of 50.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, 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 somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SL Green Realty Corporation (SLG) - FREE Research Report

Holliday Marc who is Chief Executive Officer at SL Green Realty Corporation sold 3,000 shares at $93.51 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 61,752 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.63% with the 3,000 share transaction.

Levine Andrew S who is Chief Legal Officer & GC at SL Green Realty Corporation sold 10,449 shares at $91.93 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Legal Officer & GC owned 39,615 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.87% with the 10,449 share transaction.

Mathias Andrew W who is President at SL Green Realty Corporation sold 75,000 shares at $93.07 on Sept. 20, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 222,332 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.22% with the 75,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.18, down $1.89, or 2.07% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for SL Green Realty Corporation has been 716,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. SL Green Realty Corporation has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 21.11% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

SL Green Realty Corp. is a real estate investment trust (REIT). The firm engages in the property management, acquisitions, financing, development, construction, and leasing. It also provides tenant services to its clients. The firm invests in real estate markets of the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.42%. The company has a P/E ratio of 299.5. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate SL Green Realty Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SL Green Realty Corporation as a hold. Among the primary strengths of the company is its solid stock performance, considering both the consistency and magnitude of the price movement over time. At the same time, however, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full SL Green Realty Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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