Insider Trading Alert - ITRI, AGCO, FCX, AWAY And DGI 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:

Itron (ITRI) - FREE Research Report

Glanville Thomas S who is Director at Itron sold 590 shares at $42.50 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 22,213 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.59% with the 590 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.07, up $0.57, or 1.32% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Itron has been 323,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Itron has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 6.87% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Itron, Inc. provides metering solutions, meter data management software, and knowledge application solutions to electric, natural gas, and water utilities worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Itron a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Itron 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 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 poor profit margins. Get the full Itron Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AGCO (AGCO) - FREE Research Report

Srinivasan Mallika who is Director at AGCO bought 97,894 shares at $57.97 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.02% with the 97,894 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.70, up $0.73, or 1.24% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AGCO go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,606
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,212
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 32,820

The average volume for AGCO has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. AGCO has a market cap of $5.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 18.85% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

AGCO Corporation manufactures and distributes agricultural equipment and related replacement parts worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate AGCO a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AGCO as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, attractive valuation levels and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full AGCO Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold (FCX) - FREE Research Report

Johnston J Bennett who is Advisory Director at Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold bought 18,900 shares at $37.13 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Advisory Director owned 120,085 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.68% with the 18,900 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $37.18, up $0.05, or 0.14% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold has been 12.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 7.54% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc. engages in the exploration of mineral resource properties. The company primarily explores for copper, gold, molybdenum, cobalt, silver, and other metals, such as rhenium and magnetite. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Sharples Brian who is President and CEO at HomeAway sold 54,656 shares at $29.21 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 208,319 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.78% with the 54,656 share transaction.

Shepherd Carl Gordon who is Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer at HomeAway sold 10,000 shares at $29.87 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Strategy & Dev. Officer owned 320,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.02% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.26, down $0.61, or 2.09% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,125
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,640
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 94,171

The average volume for HomeAway has been 971,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 33.36% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

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 122.2. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate 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 growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full HomeAway Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DigitalGlobe (DGI) - FREE Research Report

Scott Walter S. who is EVP & Chief Technical Officer at DigitalGlobe sold 1,023 shares at $32.45 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Technical Officer owned 150,863 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.67% with the 1,023 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.66, up $3.21, or 9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DigitalGlobe go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,717
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,177

The average volume for DigitalGlobe has been 810,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. DigitalGlobe has a market cap of $2.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 39.16% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

DigitalGlobe, Inc. provides commercial earth imagery products and services in the Americas and internationally. The company operates in two segments, Defense and Intelligence, and Commercial. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate DigitalGlobe a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DigitalGlobe 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 increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full DigitalGlobe Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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