Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, RGR, EOG, OCN And CAR Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, 166 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $98.40 to $54,600,947.10.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Tseng Saria who is VP & General Counsel at Monolithic Power Systems sold 4,700 shares at $32.09 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP & General Counsel owned 43,852 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.68% with the 4,700 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.03, down $0.06, or 0.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 288,737
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 293,737
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 445,897

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 368,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monolithic Power Systems has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 44.57% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the communications, computing, consumer, and industrial markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 80.5. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Monolithic Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monolithic Power Systems as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income, 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 Monolithic Power Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Sturm Ruger & Company (RGR) - FREE Research Report

Fifer Michael O who is President & CEO at Sturm Ruger & Company sold 19,300 shares at $77.14 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & CEO owned 22,992 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 45.64% with the 19,300 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.82, up $0.68, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Sturm Ruger & Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,737
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,737
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 105,269

The average volume for Sturm Ruger & Company has been 376,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Sturm Ruger & Company has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 69.32% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Sturm, Ruger & Company, Inc. engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of firearms in the United States. The company offers single-shot, auto loading, bolt-action, and sporting rifles; single-action and double-action revolvers; and rim fire auto loading and center fire auto loading pistols. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.95%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.9. Currently there are no analysts that rate Sturm Ruger & Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Sturm Ruger & Company as a buy. 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, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Sturm Ruger & Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EOG Resources (EOG) - FREE Research Report

Textor Donald F who is Director at EOG Resources bought 3,000 shares at $167.77 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 120% with the 3,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $166.04, down $1.73, or 1.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EOG Resources go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,991
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 23,991

The average volume for EOG Resources has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. EOG Resources has a market cap of $46.2 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 40.86% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

EOG Resources, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the exploration, development, production, and marketing of crude oil and natural gas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 41.7. Currently there are 19 analysts that rate EOG Resources a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EOG Resources as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full EOG Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ocwen Financial Corporation (OCN) - FREE Research Report

Wish Barry N who is Director at Ocwen Financial Corporation sold 250,000 shares at $53.53 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6% with the 250,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.71, up $1.18, or 2.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ocwen Financial Corporation go as follows:

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

The average volume for Ocwen Financial Corporation has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ocwen Financial Corporation has a market cap of $7.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 59.01% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ocwen Financial Corporation, through its subsidiaries, engages in the servicing and origination of mortgage loans in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.8. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Ocwen Financial Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ocwen Financial Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ocwen Financial Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Avis Budget Group (CAR) - FREE Research Report

Tucker Michael K who is EVP and General Counsel at Avis Budget Group sold 2,600 shares at $34.68 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP and General Counsel owned 25,932 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.11% with the 2,600 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $36.28, up $1.60, or 4.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Avis Budget Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,500

The average volume for Avis Budget Group has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Avis Budget Group has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 79.47% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Avis Budget Group, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides car and truck rentals, and ancillary services to businesses and consumers worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 889.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Avis Budget Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Avis Budget Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and good cash flow from operations. 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 Avis Budget Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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