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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WEX (WEX) - FREE Research Report

Dubyak Michael E who is Chairman & CEO at WEX sold 20,750 shares at $92.16 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 74,625 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.76% with the 20,750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $92.66, up $0.50, or 0.54% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for WEX go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,350
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,535
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,537

The average volume for WEX has been 158,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. WEX has a market cap of $3.7 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 25.85% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

WEX Inc. provides corporate card payment solutions in North and South America, the Asia Pacific, and Europe. It operates in two segments, Fleet Payment Solutions and Other Payment Solutions. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate WEX a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates WEX 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, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full WEX Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Applied Micro Circuits Corporation (AMCC) - FREE Research Report

Gopi Paramesh who is President & CEO at Applied Micro Circuits Corporation sold 102,098 shares at $11.50 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 463,273 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.06% with the 102,098 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $11.19, down $0.31, or 2.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Applied Micro Circuits Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,017
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 55,886

The average volume for Applied Micro Circuits Corporation has been 939,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Applied Micro Circuits Corporation has a market cap of $834.2 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 35.51% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Applied Micro Circuits Corporation provides computing and connectivity solutions for next-generation data centers and service providers. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Applied Micro Circuits Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B (UPS) - FREE Research Report

Eskew Michael L who is Director at United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B sold 6,183 shares at $98.45 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 13,838 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.88% with the 6,183 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $99.68, up $1.23, or 1.23% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,884
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 18,384

The average volume for United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B has been 2.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B has a market cap of $70.9 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 33.22% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

United Parcel Service, Inc., a package delivery company, provides transportation, logistics, and financial services in the United States and internationally. It operates in three segments: U.S. Domestic Package, International Package, and Supply Chain and Freight. The U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 103.4. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Opko Health (OPK) - FREE Research Report

Frost Phillip Md Et Al who is CEO & Chairman at Opko Health bought 31,700 shares at $9.93 on Nov. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 136.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.02% with the 31,700 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.91, up $0.98, or 9.02% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Opko Health has been 4.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Opko Health has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 108.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Opko Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies. It operates in two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Opko Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Opko Health 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 feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Opko Health Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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