Insider Trading Alert - AMZN, WEX, AMCC, UPS And OPK 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:

Amazon.com (AMZN) - FREE Research Report

Valentine H Brian who is Senior Vice President at Amazon.com sold 8,309 shares at $361.07 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 47,309 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.94% with the 8,309 share transaction.

Szkutak Thomas J who is Senior Vice President and CFO at Amazon.com sold 10,000 shares at $361.48 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President and CFO owned 47,414 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.42% with the 10,000 share transaction.

Blackburn Jeffrey M who is Senior Vice President at Amazon.com sold 11,985 shares at $365.53 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 47,225 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20.24% with the 11,985 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $357.36, down $8.17, or 2.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Amazon.com go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 8,682
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for Amazon.com has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Amazon.com has a market cap of $164.3 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 43.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Amazon.com, Inc. operates as an online retailer in North America and internationally. The company operates in two segments, North America and International. The company has a P/E ratio of 1282.2. Currently there are 24 analysts that rate Amazon.com a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Amazon.com 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 good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Amazon.com Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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