Insider Trading Alert - Cheniere Energy And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Sept. 27, 2013, 51 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $870.00 to $201,450,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Abiteboul Jean who is Sr. VP - International at Cheniere Energy sold 10,000 shares at $32.99 on Sept. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP - International owned 971,072 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.02% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.31, up $0.32, or 0.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 66,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 209,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 844,000

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 $7.5 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 67.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 4 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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Salesforce.com (CRM) - FREE Research Report

Tomlinson Lawrence who is Director at Salesforce.com sold 2,000 shares at $52.87 on Sept. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 36,800 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.15% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.51, down $1.36, or 2.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Salesforce.com go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 27,876
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,476
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,876

The average volume for Salesforce.com has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Salesforce.com has a market cap of $31.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 24.07% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

salesforce.com, inc. provides enterprise cloud computing solutions to various businesses and industries worldwide. Currently there are 23 analysts that rate Salesforce.com a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Salesforce.com as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Salesforce.com Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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InterDigital (IDCC) - FREE Research Report

Proithis Allen A who is EVP, Solutions Group at InterDigital sold 646 shares at $38.04 on Sept. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Solutions Group owned 8,456 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.1% with the 646 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.08, down $0.96, or 2.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for InterDigital go as follows:

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

The average volume for InterDigital has been 349,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. InterDigital has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 7.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

InterDigital, Inc. engages in the design and development of technologies that enable and enhance wireless communications in the United States, Korea, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate InterDigital a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates InterDigital as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full InterDigital Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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ITT Educational Services (ESI) - FREE Research Report

Blum Capital Partners Lp who is 10% Owner at ITT Educational Services sold 164,532 shares at $31.01 on Sept. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 1.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.73% with the 164,532 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.85, down $0.16, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for ITT Educational Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,833
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 102,026
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 102,026

The average volume for ITT Educational Services has been 420,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. ITT Educational Services has a market cap of $708.3 million and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 75.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

ITT Educational Services, Inc. provides postsecondary degree programs in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.2. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate ITT Educational Services a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates ITT Educational Services as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full ITT Educational Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ascena Retail Group (ASNA) - FREE Research Report

Wexler Gene who is SVP, General Counsel at Ascena Retail Group sold 40,000 shares at $19.86 on Sept. 27, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, General Counsel owned 333 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 99.17% with the 40,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.76, down $0.10, or 0.51% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Ascena Retail Group has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ascena Retail Group has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 6.23% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ascena Retail Group, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of apparel for women and tween girls. Its principal retail brands comprise Justice, Lane Bryant, maurices, dressbarn, and Catherines brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Ascena Retail Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ascena Retail Group 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 and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Ascena Retail Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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