Insider Trading Alert - FSLR, HAL, MHK, JDSU And F 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:

First Solar (FSLR) - FREE Research Report

Widmar Mark R who is Chief Financial Officer/CAO at First Solar sold 3,596 shares at $61.56 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer/CAO owned 23,054 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.49% with the 3,596 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.71, down $2.85, or 4.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Solar go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,624
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,624

The average volume for First Solar has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. First Solar has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 101.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

First Solar, Inc. provides solar energy solutions. It operates in two segments, Components and Systems. The Components segment engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of solar modules that convert sunlight into electricity. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate First Solar a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates First Solar 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full First Solar Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Halliburton Company (HAL) - FREE Research Report

Lesar David J who is Chairman, Pres. and CEO at Halliburton Company sold 19,624 shares at $54.00 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman, Pres. and CEO owned 568,891 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.33% with the 19,624 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.84, down $0.16, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Halliburton Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,388
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 136,610
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 187,632

The average volume for Halliburton Company has been 9.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Halliburton Company has a market cap of $45.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 53.16% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Halliburton Company provides a range of services and products for the exploration, development, and production of oil and natural gas to oil and gas companies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Completion and Production, and Drilling and Evaluation. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.4. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate Halliburton Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Halliburton Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Halliburton Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mohawk Industries (MHK) - FREE Research Report

Thiers Bernard who is President-Unilin at Mohawk Industries sold 50,000 shares at $137.00 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the President-Unilin owned 132,106 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.46% with the 50,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $134.53, down $2.47, or 1.84% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Mohawk Industries has been 836,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mohawk Industries has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 50.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Mohawk Industries, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces floor covering products for residential and commercial applications in the United States and for residential applications in Europe. The company operates through three segments: Mohawk, Dal-Tile, and Unilin. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.1. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Mohawk Industries a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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JDS Uniphase Corp (CA (JDSU) - FREE Research Report

Kaplan Martin A who is Director at JDS Uniphase Corp (CA sold 4,284 shares at $13.06 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 37,240 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.32% with the 4,284 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.46, down $0.60, or 4.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for JDS Uniphase Corp (CA go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 59,624
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 104,854
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 105,224

The average volume for JDS Uniphase Corp (CA has been 5.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. JDS Uniphase Corp (CA has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 3.19% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

JDS Uniphase Corporation provides communications test and measurement solutions, and optical products for telecommunications service providers, wireless operators, cable operators, network-equipment manufacturers, and enterprises worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate JDS Uniphase Corp (CA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates JDS Uniphase Corp (CA as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full JDS Uniphase Corp (CA Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ford Motor (F) - FREE Research Report

Lechleiter John C who is Director at Ford Motor bought 2,500 shares at $17.06 on Nov. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.67, down $0.39, or 2.32% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ford Motor go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 89,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 99,000

The average volume for Ford Motor has been 37.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ford Motor has a market cap of $66.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 31.97% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Ford Motor Company engages in the development, manufacture, distribution, and service of vehicles, parts, and accessories worldwide. The company operates through two sectors, Automotive and Financial Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.34%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.0. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Ford Motor a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ford Motor as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Ford Motor Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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