Insider Trading Alert - UPS, NATI, LPLA, PRLB And CHMT Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, 143 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $296.78 to $400,200,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

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

Mcdevitt John J who is Senior Vice President at United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B sold 5,000 shares at $99.36 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 73,458 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.37% with the 5,000 share transaction.

Kuehn Kurt P who is CFO & Senior Vice President at United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B sold 21,331 shares at $99.09 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the CFO & Senior Vice President owned 51,600 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 29.25% with the 21,331 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $99.60, up $0.51, or 0.51% 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 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B has a market cap of $70.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 33.72% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 62.8. 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 is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full United Parcel Service Inc (UPS) Class B Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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National Instruments Corporation (NATI) - FREE Research Report

Zogas Peter who is Senior Vice President at National Instruments Corporation sold 1,508 shares at $32.10 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 83,255 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.78% with the 1,508 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.54, down $0.56, or 1.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,000

The average volume for National Instruments Corporation has been 418,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments Corporation has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 20.73% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

National Instruments Corporation designs, manufactures, and sells tools to engineers and scientists worldwide. It offers LabVIEW, a system design software product for measurement and control; and LabVIEW Real-Time and LabVIEW FPGA that are strategic modular software add-ons. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 56.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate National Instruments Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates National Instruments 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full National Instruments Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LPL Financial Holdings (LPLA) - FREE Research Report

TPG Group Holdings (SBS) Advisors, Inc. who is 10% Owner at LPL Financial Holdings sold 59,000 shares at $39.68 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 16.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.35% with the 59,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.23, up $0.55, or 1.36% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LPL Financial Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,000

The average volume for LPL Financial Holdings has been 695,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. LPL Financial Holdings has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 40.09% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate LPL Financial Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LPL Financial Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity 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 LPL Financial Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Proto Labs (PRLB) - FREE Research Report

Cleveland Bradley A. who is President and CEO at Proto Labs sold 134,564 shares at $81.97 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 117,368 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 53.41% with the 134,564 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.11, up $3.14, or 3.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Proto Labs go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,177
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Proto Labs has been 385,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 100.36% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Proto Labs, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures computer numerical control (CNC) machined and injection molded custom parts for prototyping and short-run production. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.5. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Proto Labs a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Proto Labs 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full Proto Labs Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Chemtura Corporation (CHMT) - FREE Research Report

Cooper Alan S. who is Director at Chemtura Corporation sold 250,000 shares at $22.97 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 250,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.42, up $0.45, or 1.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chemtura Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,750

The average volume for Chemtura Corporation has been 534,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chemtura Corporation has a market cap of $2.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 7.48% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Chemtura Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, engages in the manufacture and sale of specialty chemical solutions and consumer products worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 163.2. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Chemtura Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chemtura Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Chemtura Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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