Insider Trading Alert - TAL, AMP, AYR, FSLR And EL Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 13, 2013, 169 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $704.00 to $43,077,002,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

TAL International Group (TAL) - FREE Research Report

Dunner Adrian who is Senior Vice President at TAL International Group sold 5,000 shares at $53.05 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 84,476 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.59% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $53.31, up $0.27, or 0.5% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TAL International Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,566

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 352,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 45.82% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TAL International Group, Inc. engages in leasing intermodal containers and chassis worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate TAL International Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full TAL International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ameriprise Financial (AMP) - FREE Research Report

Berman Walter Stanley who is Executive VP and CFO at Ameriprise Financial sold 20,000 shares at $103.89 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive VP and CFO owned 30,447 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 39.65% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $104.16, up $0.27, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ameriprise Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 22,528
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 87,858
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 99,063

The average volume for Ameriprise Financial has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ameriprise Financial has a market cap of $20.2 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 64.25% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Ameriprise Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ameriprise Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. 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 Ameriprise Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aircastle (AYR) - FREE Research Report

Marubeni Corp /Fi who is Director at Aircastle bought 30,000 shares at $18.78 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 14.7 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.2% with the 30,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.92, up $0.14, or 0.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aircastle go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,600

The average volume for Aircastle has been 578,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aircastle has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 50.72% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Aircastle Limited engages in the acquisition, lease, and sale of commercial jet aircraft to passenger and cargo airlines worldwide. The company also makes investments in various aviation assets, including debt investments secured by commercial jet aircraft. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 118.1. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Aircastle a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aircastle as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, 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 sub par growth in net income. Get the full Aircastle Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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First Solar (FSLR) - FREE Research Report

Campbell Carol who is EVP, Human Resources at First Solar sold 6,303 shares at $62.88 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Human Resources owned 12,070 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 34.31% with the 6,303 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.20, up $1.32, or 2.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for First Solar go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,596
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,220
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 6,220

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 $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 104.63% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 13.0. 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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Estee Lauder Cos (EL) - FREE Research Report

Freda Fabrizio who is President and CEO at Estee Lauder Cos sold 17,125 shares at $70.97 on Nov. 13, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 37,549 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 31.32% with the 17,125 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.03, up $2.06, or 2.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Estee Lauder Cos go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 270
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,770

The average volume for Estee Lauder Cos has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Estee Lauder Cos has a market cap of $17.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 18.44% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Estee Lauder Companies Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells skin care, makeup, fragrance, and hair care products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.5. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Estee Lauder Cos a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Estee Lauder Cos 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 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 Estee Lauder Cos Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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