Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, WDC, JBHT, GWRE And FIS Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 7, 2013, 132 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $555.62 to $810,125,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Tseng Saria who is VP & General Counsel at Monolithic Power Systems sold 4,799 shares at $31.58 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & General Counsel owned 51,911 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.46% with the 4,799 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.12, down $0.46, or 1.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 232,328
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 272,328
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 411,988

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 353,600 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 43.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 79.9. 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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Western Digital Corporation (WDC) - FREE Research Report

Hitachi Ltd who is See Remarks at Western Digital Corporation sold 12.5 million shares at $64.81 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the See Remarks owned 12.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 12.5 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.14, up $6.33, or 8.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Digital Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,481
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,532
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,909

The average volume for Western Digital Corporation has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Digital Corporation has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 67.97% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Western Digital Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, manufactures, and sells storage products and solutions that enable people to create, manage, experience, and preserve digital content. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.4%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.0. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Western Digital Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Digital Corporation 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 somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Western Digital Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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J.B. Hunt Transport Services (JBHT) - FREE Research Report

Hunt Johnelle D who is 10% Owner at J.B. Hunt Transport Services sold 163,869 shares at $75.36 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 18.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.88% with the 163,869 share transaction.

J B Hunt Llc who is 10% Owner at J.B. Hunt Transport Services sold 163,869 shares at $75.36 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 18.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.88% with the 163,869 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.04, down $2.32, or 3.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for J.B. Hunt Transport Services go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 183,931
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 183,931
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 512,761

The average volume for J.B. Hunt Transport Services has been 720,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. J.B. Hunt Transport Services has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 22.59% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides transportation and delivery services in the continental United States, Canada, and Mexico. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate J.B. Hunt Transport Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates J.B. Hunt Transport Services as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, 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 weak operating cash flow. Get the full J.B. Hunt Transport Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Branson Kenneth W who is Director at Guidewire Software sold 25,000 shares at $48.06 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 571,532 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.19% with the 25,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $45.96, down $2.10, or 4.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,200
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 328,388
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 625,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 59.56% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides system software to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 189.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Guidewire Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guidewire Software 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 net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity, premium valuation and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Guidewire Software Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) - FREE Research Report

Woodall James W. who is Corporate EVP CFO at Fidelity National Information Services sold 3,000 shares at $48.52 on Nov. 7, 2013. Following this transaction, the Corporate EVP CFO owned 60,207 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.75% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.62, down $0.91, or 1.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fidelity National Information Services go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 150,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 150,000

The average volume for Fidelity National Information Services has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fidelity National Information Services has a market cap of $14.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 39.33% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Fidelity National Information Services, Inc. provides banking and payments technology solutions worldwide. The company offers financial institution core processing, card issuer, and transaction processing services, including the national electronic funds transfer network. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.81%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.5. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Fidelity National Information Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fidelity National Information Services 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, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Fidelity National Information Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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