Insider Trading Alert - LEA, PWR, HTA, IPGP And SYK 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:

Lear Corporation (LEA) - FREE Research Report

Bott Richard Harold who is Director at Lear Corporation bought 500 shares at $77.19 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $78.85, up $1.66, or 2.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lear Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 850
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 850
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,427

The average volume for Lear Corporation has been 800,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Lear Corporation has a market cap of $6.2 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 64.52% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Lear Corporation designs, manufactures, assembles, and supplies automotive seat systems, electrical distribution systems, and related components primarily to automotive original equipment manufacturers. It operates in two segments, Seating and Electrical Power Management Systems (EPMS). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.88%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Lear Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lear Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels 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 Lear Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Quanta Services (PWR) - FREE Research Report

Conaway John Michal who is Director at Quanta Services sold 4,000 shares at $29.98 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 23,015 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.81% with the 4,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.82, down $0.16, or 0.54% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Quanta Services has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Quanta Services has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 9.45% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Quanta Services, Inc. provides specialty contracting services and infrastructure solutions in North America and internationally. It operates in three segments: Electric Power Infrastructure Services; Natural Gas and Pipeline Infrastructure Services; and Fiber Optic Licensing and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.0. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Quanta Services a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Quanta 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, increase in stock price during the past year 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 Quanta Services Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Healthcare Trust of America (HTA) - FREE Research Report

Peters Scott D who is Chief Executive Officer at Healthcare Trust of America bought 10,000 shares at $10.68 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 912,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.11% with the 10,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $10.76, up $0.08, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Healthcare Trust of America go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 58,000

The average volume for Healthcare Trust of America has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Healthcare Trust of America has a market cap of $2.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 10.61% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Healthcare Trust of America is a fully integrated, self-administered and internally managed real estate investment trust, or REIT. The company acquires, owns and operates medical office buildings and other facilities that serve the healthcare industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.25%. The company has a P/E ratio of 136.9. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Healthcare Trust of America a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Healthcare Trust of America as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full Healthcare Trust of America Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IPG Photonics Corporation (IPGP) - FREE Research Report

Valentin Gapontsev Trust I who is 10% Owner at IPG Photonics Corporation sold 5,250 shares at $62.97 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 7.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 5,250 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $66.87, up $3.90, or 5.83% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IPG Photonics Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,250
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,250
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 44,250

The average volume for IPG Photonics Corporation has been 477,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. IPG Photonics Corporation has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 7.01% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

IPG Photonics Corporation develops and manufactures fiber lasers, fiber amplifiers, and diode lasers that are used in various applications, primarily in materials processing. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate IPG Photonics Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IPG Photonics Corporation 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, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year 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 IPG Photonics Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stryker Corporation (SYK) - FREE Research Report

Stryker Ronda E who is Director at Stryker Corporation sold 7,000 shares at $72.95 on Nov. 8, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.06% with the 7,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.18, up $0.23, or 0.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stryker Corporation go as follows:

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

The average volume for Stryker Corporation has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $27.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 32.98% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company, provides reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products for doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.45%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stryker Corporation as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Stryker Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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