Insider Trading Alert - MIDD, SEIC, BKU, NATI And CB Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 12, 2013, 237 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $100.00 to $356,344,136.36.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Middleby Corporation (MIDD) - FREE Research Report

Streeter Sabin C who is Director at Middleby Corporation sold 700 shares at $220.00 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 23,900 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.85% with the 700 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $217.90, down $2.10, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Middleby Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 28,650
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 224,229

The average volume for Middleby Corporation has been 95,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Middleby Corporation has a market cap of $4.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 70.81% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Middleby Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, distributes, and services commercial foodservice and food processing equipment in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America. The company has a P/E ratio of 28.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Middleby Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Middleby Corporation 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, compelling growth 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 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 Middleby Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SEI Investments Company (SEIC) - FREE Research Report

West Alfred P Jr who is 10% Owner at SEI Investments Company sold 50,000 shares at $33.26 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 12.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.39% with the 50,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.57, up $0.31, or 0.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SEI Investments Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 263,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 263,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 595,500

The average volume for SEI Investments Company has been 690,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 43.06% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

SEI Investments Co. is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm provides wealth management and investment advisory services to its clients through its subsidiaries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate SEI Investments Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SEI Investments Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full SEI Investments Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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BankUnited (BKU) - FREE Research Report

Ross Wilbur L Jr who is Director at BankUnited sold 250,388 shares at $29.82 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.31% with the 250,388 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.79, up $0.97, or 3.15% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for BankUnited has been 629,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Shares are up 28.89% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

BankUnited, Inc., a bank holding company, provides a range of banking products and financial services to commercial and middle-market businesses, and individual customers in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.67%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate BankUnited a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates BankUnited as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, solid stock price performance and notable return on equity. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the growth in the company's earnings per share has not been good. Get the full BankUnited 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 $31.60 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 81,747 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.81% with the 1,508 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.56, down $0.04, or 0.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for National Instruments Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,508
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,508
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 97,508

The average volume for National Instruments Corporation has been 412,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. National Instruments Corporation has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 23.13% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 1.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 57.8. 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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Chubb (CB) - FREE Research Report

Krump Paul J who is Executive Vice President at Chubb sold 10,755 shares at $94.21 on Nov. 12, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 51,570 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.26% with the 10,755 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.75, down $0.46, or 0.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Chubb go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,560
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,560

The average volume for Chubb has been 935,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Chubb has a market cap of $23.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 25.52% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Chubb Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides property and casualty insurance to businesses and individuals. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.1. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Chubb a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Chubb 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, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and notable return on equity. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Chubb Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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