Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, DIN, ADBE, KSS And AME Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 6, 2013, 120 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.78 to $11,115,720.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Sciammas Maurice who is Sr. V.P.of Sales and Marketing at Monolithic Power Systems sold 5,190 shares at $31.51 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. V.P.of Sales and Marketing owned 100,905 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.89% with the 5,190 share transaction.

Rao Meera who is Cfo at Monolithic Power Systems sold 2,696 shares at $31.51 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 57,592 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.47% with the 2,696 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.76, up $0.25, or 0.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 232,328
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 290,831
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 411,988

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 356,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monolithic Power Systems has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 42.24% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the communications, computing, consumer, and industrial markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 79.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Monolithic Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monolithic Power Systems 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Monolithic Power Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DineEquity (DIN) - FREE Research Report

Kay Larry Alan who is Director at DineEquity sold 2,000 shares at $81.74 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 8,845 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.44% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $81.25, down $0.49, or 0.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DineEquity go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for DineEquity has been 109,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. DineEquity has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are up 22.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

DineEquity, Inc., through its subsidiaries, develops, franchises, and operates full-service restaurant chains in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.66%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.0. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate DineEquity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DineEquity as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full DineEquity Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Adobe Systems (ADBE) - FREE Research Report

Garrett Mark who is EVP, CFO & Asst. Secretary at Adobe Systems sold 7,740 shares at $55.00 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, CFO & Asst. Secretary owned 27,006 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.28% with the 7,740 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.47, down $0.53, or 0.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Adobe Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 71,613

The average volume for Adobe Systems has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Adobe Systems has a market cap of $27.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 45.41% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing. The company has a P/E ratio of 62.3. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Adobe Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Adobe Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Adobe Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kohl's (KSS) - FREE Research Report

Schepp Richard D who is Sr. Exec. VP Gen. Couns. Sec. at Kohl's sold 9,000 shares at $58.60 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. Exec. VP Gen. Couns. Sec. owned 126,004 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.67% with the 9,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $57.82, down $0.78, or 1.35% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kohl's go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,568
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,663

The average volume for Kohl's has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 34.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Kohl's Corporation operates department stores in the United States. Its stores offer private, exclusive, and national branded apparel, footwear, and accessories for women, men, and children; soft home products, such as sheets and pillows; and housewares targeted to middle-income customers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Kohl's a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kohl's as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Kohl's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ametek (AME) - FREE Research Report

Varet Elizebeth R who is Director at Ametek sold 2,000 shares at $48.31 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 123,490 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.59% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $48.81, up $0.50, or 1.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ametek go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,000

The average volume for Ametek has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ametek has a market cap of $11.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 27.52% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AMETEK, Inc. manufactures and sells electronic instruments and electromechanical devices in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America. The company operates in two segments, Electronic Instruments Group and Electromechanical Group. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Ametek a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ametek as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Ametek Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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