Insider Trading Alert - DLR, MSFT, LNKD, WNC And MTGE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 4, 2013, 136 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $597.52 to $378,220,575.33.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Digital Realty (DLR) - FREE Research Report

Mills Joshua A. who is SVP & General Counsel at Digital Realty bought 5,200 shares at $48.19 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP & General Counsel owned 5,200 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 5,200 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.98, down $0.21, or 0.44% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Digital Realty go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000

The average volume for Digital Realty has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Digital Realty has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 28.56% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Digital Realty Trust, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), through its controlling interest in Digital Realty Trust, L.P., engages in the ownership, acquisition, development, redevelopment, and management of technology-related real estate. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Digital Realty a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Digital Realty as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, compelling growth in net income and reasonable valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Digital Realty Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) - FREE Research Report

Gates William H Iii who is Director at Microsoft Corporation sold 10.6 million shares at $35.54 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 358.0 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.89% with the 10.6 million share transaction.

Reller Tami who is EVP, Marketing at Microsoft Corporation sold 5,800 shares at $35.67 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Marketing owned 545,193 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.05% with the 5,800 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.38, up $0.71, or 1.95% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Microsoft Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5.4 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25.7 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25.7 million

The average volume for Microsoft Corporation has been 50.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Microsoft Corporation has a market cap of $296.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 33% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Microsoft Corporation (Microsoft) develops, licenses, and supports software, services, and hardware devices worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Microsoft Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 15 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Microsoft 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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels 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 Microsoft Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LinkedIn (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Sze David L who is Director at LinkedIn sold 6,250 shares at $221.70 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 188,278 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.21% with the 6,250 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $222.84, up $1.14, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 58,946
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 139,596

The average volume for LinkedIn has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn has a market cap of $22.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 91.52% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. The company has a P/E ratio of 733.0. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LinkedIn as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full LinkedIn Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Wabash National Corporation (WNC) - FREE Research Report

Yeagy Brent L who is Pres. of Commercial Trailer at Wabash National Corporation sold 4,000 shares at $11.65 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres. of Commercial Trailer owned 20,450 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.36% with the 4,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.70, up $0.05, or 0.43% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Wabash National Corporation has been 631,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 29.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Wabash National Corporation engages in designing, manufacturing, and marketing standard and customized truck trailers, intermodal equipment, and transportation related products in North America. It operates in three segments: Commercial Trailer Products, Diversified Products, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.9. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Wabash National Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wabash National Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. 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 Wabash National Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Capital Mortgage Investment (MTGE) - FREE Research Report

Federico Peter J who is SVP and Chief Risk Officer at American Capital Mortgage Investment bought 2,500 shares at $19.27 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP and Chief Risk Officer owned 35,726 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.52% with the 2,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.72, up $0.45, or 2.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital Mortgage Investment go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 28,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,000

The average volume for American Capital Mortgage Investment has been 807,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital Mortgage Investment has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 17.27% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 14.36%. The company has a P/E ratio of 4.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate American Capital Mortgage Investment a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Capital Mortgage Investment as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its generally disappointing historical performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full American Capital Mortgage Investment Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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