Insider Trading Alert - MLNX, APO, KS, TNGO And CY Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 21, 2013, 155 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $250.02 to $153,391,332.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) - FREE Research Report

Kagan Michael who is CTO & VP of Architecture at Mellanox Technologies sold 3,500 shares at $40.61 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the CTO & VP of Architecture owned 154,098 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.22% with the 3,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $41.64, up $1.03, or 2.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mellanox Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 3,195
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,683
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5,683

The average volume for Mellanox Technologies has been 842,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mellanox Technologies has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 29.57% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, produces and supplies semiconductor interconnect products for computing, storage, and communications applications in the high-performance computing, Web 2.0, storage, financial services, database, cloud, and embedded markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 802.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Mellanox Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mellanox Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Mellanox Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Apollo Global Management (APO) - FREE Research Report

Harris Joshua who is Senior Managing Director at Apollo Global Management sold 70,800 shares at $30.19 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Managing Director owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.18% with the 70,800 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.24, up $0.05, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apollo Global Management go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 33,810

The average volume for Apollo Global Management has been 972,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Apollo Global Management has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 69.18% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Apollo Global Management, LLC is a publicly owned investment manager. The firm primarily provides its services to pension and endowment funds, institutional investors, individual investors, pooled investment vehicles, and corporations. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 13.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.8. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Apollo Global Management a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apollo Global Management as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Apollo Global Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation (KS) - FREE Research Report

Stone Roger W who is Chairman and CEO at KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation sold 6,000 shares at $50.84 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 3.5 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.17% with the 6,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $52.63, up $1.79, or 3.4% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,000

The average volume for KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation has been 334,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 141.6% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation engages in the production, sale, and export of unbleached kraft paper products and corrugated products in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations 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 KapStone Paper And Packaging Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tangoe (TNGO) - FREE Research Report

Gamble Charles D. who is Sr. VP, Customer Account Mgt at Tangoe sold 6,000 shares at $15.85 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, Customer Account Mgt owned 91,860 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.13% with the 6,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.48, down $0.37, or 2.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tangoe go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,000

The average volume for Tangoe has been 857,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tangoe has a market cap of $582.8 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 28.39% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Tangoe, Inc. provides communications lifecycle management software and services primarily to commercial enterprises and governmental agencies. The company has a P/E ratio of 138.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Tangoe a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tangoe 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 we feel that the company's cash flow from its operations has been weak overall. Get the full Tangoe Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (CY) - FREE Research Report

Buss Brad W who is Cfo at Cypress Semiconductor Corporation bought 15,000 shares at $9.13 on Nov. 21, 2013. Following this transaction, the Cfo owned 909,107 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.68% with the 15,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.59, up $0.46, or 4.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cypress Semiconductor Corporation go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,722

The average volume for Cypress Semiconductor Corporation has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cypress Semiconductor Corporation has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 17.16% year to date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cypress Semiconductor Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets mixed-signal, programmable solutions, specialized semiconductor memories, and integrated semiconductor solutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.9%. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Cypress Semiconductor Corporation a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cypress Semiconductor Corporation as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, generally higher debt management risk and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cypress Semiconductor Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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