Insider Trading Alert - AWAY, NE, PRU, LPLA And RL Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, 163 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $60.69 to $52,812,500,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Sharples Brian who is President and CEO at HomeAway sold 125,066 shares at $35.01 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 196,105 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 38.94% with the 125,066 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.68, up $1.67, or 4.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,450
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 44,247
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 104,778

The average volume for HomeAway has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 63.36% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

HomeAway, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry worldwide. Its vacation rental properties include homes, condominiums, villas, and cabins to the public on a nightly, weekly, or monthly basis. The company has a P/E ratio of 128.4. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HomeAway 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 growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full HomeAway Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Noble Corporation (NE) - FREE Research Report

Lubojacky Dennis James who is VP-Controller at Noble Corporation sold 4,500 shares at $40.08 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP-Controller owned 2,401 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 65.21% with the 4,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $39.45, down $0.63, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Noble Corporation go as follows:

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

The average volume for Noble Corporation has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Noble Corporation has a market cap of $10.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 16.05% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Noble Corporation operates as an offshore drilling contractor for the oil and gas industry. The company offers contract drilling services for oil and gas wells. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.59%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently there are 15 analysts that rate Noble Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Noble 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 Noble Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Prudential Financial (PRU) - FREE Research Report

Blount Susan L who is EVP & General Counsel at Prudential Financial sold 6,000 shares at $87.05 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & General Counsel owned 27,118 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 18.12% with the 6,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $89.60, up $2.55, or 2.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Prudential Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 539
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,725
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 12,331

The average volume for Prudential Financial has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Prudential Financial has a market cap of $41.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 66.17% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Prudential Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of insurance, investment management, and other financial products and services to both individual and institutional customers in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.41%. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Prudential Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Prudential Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. 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 Prudential Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LPL Financial Holdings (LPLA) - FREE Research Report

Thomas Lux who is Evp, Cao at LPL Financial Holdings sold 1,000 shares at $42.31 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Evp, Cao owned 5,200 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.13% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.72, up $0.41, or 0.96% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LPL Financial Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 60,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 60,000

The average volume for LPL Financial Holdings has been 669,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. LPL Financial Holdings has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 52.02% 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 1.78%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.1. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate LPL Financial Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 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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Ralph Lauren (RL) - FREE Research Report

Lauren David R. who is Director at Ralph Lauren sold 1,750 shares at $175.94 on Nov. 15, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 6,435 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.38% with the 1,750 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $174.94, down $1.00, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ralph Lauren go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 132,218
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 132,218
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 132,218

The average volume for Ralph Lauren has been 914,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ralph Lauren has a market cap of $10.7 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 17.84% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ralph Lauren Corporation engages in the design, marketing, and distribution of lifestyle products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Ralph Lauren a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ralph Lauren 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, reasonable valuation levels, 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 Ralph Lauren Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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