Insider Trading Alert - BNNY, WEC, ESV, CI And LLTC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 19, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $93.28 to $173,250,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Annie's (BNNY) - FREE Research Report

Ashby Molly who is Director at Annie's sold 2.5 million shares at $47.95 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2.5 million share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.79, down $3.16, or 7.06% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Annie's has been 256,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Annie's has a market cap of $758.3 million and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 32.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Annie's, Inc. engages in the production, marketing, and distribution of natural and organic food products. The company has a P/E ratio of 59.8. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Annie's a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Annie's 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 impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock itself is trading at a premium valuation. Get the full Annie's Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Wisconsin Energy Corporation (WEC) - FREE Research Report

Bowles Barbara L who is Director at Wisconsin Energy Corporation sold 1,500 shares at $42.14 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 24,438 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.78% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.40, up $0.26, or 0.61% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Wisconsin Energy Corporation has been 1.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Wisconsin Energy Corporation has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 14.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Wisconsin Energy Corporation, through its subsidiaries, generates and distributes electric energy, as well as distributes natural gas. The company operates in two segments, Utility Energy and Non-Utility Energy. It generates electricity from coal, natural gas, wind, biomass, and hydro sources. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.61%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.3. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Wisconsin Energy Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Wisconsin Energy Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Wisconsin Energy Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ensco PLC Class A (ESV) - FREE Research Report

Rabun Daniel Wayne who is CEO and President at Ensco PLC Class A sold 12,334 shares at $62.02 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the CEO and President owned 367,179 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.25% with the 12,334 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $61.90, down $0.12, or 0.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ensco PLC Class A go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,915

The average volume for Ensco PLC Class A has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ensco PLC Class A has a market cap of $14.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 3.61% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ensco plc provides offshore contract drilling services to the oil and gas industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Floaters, Jackups, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.0. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Ensco PLC Class A a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ensco PLC Class A 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, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Ensco PLC Class A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cigna (CI) - FREE Research Report

Sadler Jason D who is Pres. Global Individual HL&A at Cigna sold 5,000 shares at $83.25 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Pres. Global Individual HL&A owned 17,189 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.53% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.81, up $2.56, or 2.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cigna go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 153
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 27,729
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,671

The average volume for Cigna has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cigna has a market cap of $23.2 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 57.33% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Cigna Corporation, a health services organization, provides insurance and related products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.05%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Cigna a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cigna 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 good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Cigna Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Linear Technology (LLTC) - FREE Research Report

Mccann Alexander who is Vp & Coo at Linear Technology sold 32,821 shares at $41.62 on Nov. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vp & Coo owned 62,860 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 34.3% with the 32,821 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.79, up $0.17, or 0.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Linear Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 30,739
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 33,739
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 106,478

The average volume for Linear Technology has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Linear Technology has a market cap of $9.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 22.61% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Linear Technology Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets a line of analog integrated circuits (ICs) worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.4. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Linear Technology a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Linear Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Linear Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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