Insider Trading Alert - TEL, SAM, DAL, SPLK And WNR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 14, 2013, 154 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $292.50 to $467,462,888.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

TE Connectivity (TEL) - FREE Research Report

Curtin Terrence R who is EVP & Pres., Industrial Sol. at TE Connectivity sold 1,913 shares at $51.76 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Pres., Industrial Sol. owned 40,181 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.54% with the 1,913 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.92, up $0.16, or 0.3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TE Connectivity go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,500

The average volume for TE Connectivity has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TE Connectivity has a market cap of $21.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 39.04% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

TE Connectivity Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs and manufactures products that connect and protect the flow of power and data inside the products used by consumers and industries. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.92%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate TE Connectivity a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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

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Boston Beer Company (SAM) - FREE Research Report

Koch C James who is Chairman at Boston Beer Company sold 2,000 shares at $242.03 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman owned 21,864 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.38% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $240.99, down $1.04, or 0.43% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Boston Beer Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 20,550

The average volume for Boston Beer Company has been 48,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Boston Beer Company has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 80.69% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

The Boston Beer Company, Inc. engages in the production and sale of alcohol beverages primarily in the United States, Canada, Europe, Israel, the Caribbean, the Pacific Rim, and Mexico. The company has a P/E ratio of 47.6. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Boston Beer Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Boston Beer Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 Boston Beer Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Delta Air Lines (DAL) - FREE Research Report

Woodrow Kenneth who is Director at Delta Air Lines sold 15,000 shares at $28.07 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 65,343 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.67% with the 15,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.01, down $0.06, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delta Air Lines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 416,558
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 9,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 416,558
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 24,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 583,732

The average volume for Delta Air Lines has been 17.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delta Air Lines has a market cap of $23.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 134.12% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Delta Air Lines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation for passengers and cargo in the United States and internationally. Its route network is centered around a system of hub and international gateway airports in Amsterdam, Atlanta, Cincinnati, Detroit, Memphis, Minneapolis-St. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.5. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Delta Air Lines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delta Air Lines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and revenue growth. 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 Delta Air Lines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Neustaetter Thomas M who is Director at Splunk sold 1,500 shares at $61.53 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 86,603 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.7% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $63.26, up $1.73, or 2.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 253,613
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 363,524

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $6.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 113.27% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Splunk as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Splunk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Western Refining (WNR) - FREE Research Report

Foster Paul L who is Chairman of BOD, Exec. Chair at Western Refining sold 181,359 shares at $36.06 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman of BOD, Exec. Chair owned 20.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.88% with the 181,359 share transaction.

Smith Mark J who is President-Refining & Marketing at Western Refining sold 300 shares at $35.00 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the President-Refining & Marketing owned 93,935 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.32% with the 300 share transaction.

Franklin Mountain Investments Limited Partnership who is 10% Owner at Western Refining sold 90,680 shares at $36.06 on Nov. 14, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 16.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.56% with the 90,680 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.47, up $2.41, or 6.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Western Refining go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 211,866
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 231,266
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 811,866

The average volume for Western Refining has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Western Refining has a market cap of $2.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 36.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Western Refining, Inc. operates as an independent crude oil refiner and marketer of refined products. It operates in three segments: Refining, Wholesale, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.39%. The company has a P/E ratio of 7.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Western Refining a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Western Refining as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Western Refining Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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