Insider Trading Alert - HomeAway And 4 Others Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Oct. 2, 2013, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $27.14 to $240,355,139.71.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Sharples Brian who is President and CEO at HomeAway sold 54,656 shares at $27.76 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 220,533 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 19.86% with the 54,656 share transaction.

Shepherd Carl Gordon who is Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer at HomeAway sold 10,000 shares at $27.77 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer owned 330,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.93% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.20, up $1.43, or 4.91% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,071
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 50,896
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 107,595

The average volume for HomeAway has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 40.59% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

HomeAway, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry worldwide. Its vacation rental properties include homes, condominiums, villas, and cabins to the public on a nightly, weekly, or monthly basis. The company has a P/E ratio of 128.9. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HomeAway as a hold. 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full HomeAway Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Maximus (MMS) - FREE Research Report

Beliveau Russell A who is Director at Maximus sold 1,000 shares at $45.16 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 65,304 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.51% with the 1,000 share transaction.

Piloti Akbar who is President - Human Services at Maximus sold 21,595 shares at $46.57 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the President - Human Services owned 19,263 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 52.85% with the 21,595 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.27, down $0.30, or 0.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maximus go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,600

The average volume for Maximus has been 498,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Maximus has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 39.01% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

MAXIMUS, Inc. provides business process services to government health and human services agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, and the United Kingdom. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Maximus a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Maximus 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Maximus Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Micron Technology (MU) - FREE Research Report

Bailey Robert L who is Director at Micron Technology sold 4,000 shares at $17.57 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 127,608 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.04% with the 4,000 share transaction.

Johnson Mercedes who is Director at Micron Technology sold 8,000 shares at $17.54 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 133,613 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.65% with the 8,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.64, up $0.10, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Micron Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 416,013
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for Micron Technology has been 42.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Micron Technology has a market cap of $17.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 168.77% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 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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Pandora Media (P) - FREE Research Report

Westergren Timothy who is Chief Strategy Off & Director at Pandora Media sold 85,000 shares at $25.29 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy Off & Director owned 255,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25% with the 85,000 share transaction.

Fleming-Wood Simon who is Chief Marketing Officer at Pandora Media sold 4,000 shares at $24.96 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Marketing Officer owned 125,521 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.09% with the 4,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $26.79, up $1.83, or 6.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pandora Media go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 67,014
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 237,014
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 599,848

The average volume for Pandora Media has been 9.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pandora Media has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are up 166.56% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Pandora Media, Inc. provides Internet radio services in the United States. The company allows listeners to create up to 100 personalized stations to access unlimited hours of free music and comedy, as well as offers Pandora One, a paid subscription service to listeners. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Pandora Media a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pandora Media as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Pandora Media Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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United Natural Foods (UNFI) - FREE Research Report

Spinner Steven who is President and CEO at United Natural Foods sold 21,179 shares at $67.09 on Oct. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 117,412 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.28% with the 21,179 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.90, down $1.19, or 1.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Natural Foods go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,627
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,627
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,042

The average volume for United Natural Foods has been 267,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. United Natural Foods has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the services sector and wholesale industry. Shares are up 25.71% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

United Natural Foods, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the distribution and retail of natural, organic, and specialty foods, as well as non-food products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.6. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate United Natural Foods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Natural Foods 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 increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full United Natural Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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