Insider Trading Alert - AFOP, HUM, SPLK, ECL And AMD 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:

Alliance Fiber Optic Products (AFOP) - FREE Research Report

Sun Ray Rei-Kung who is Director at Alliance Fiber Optic Products sold 1,000 shares at $16.01 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.38% with the 1,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.19, down $0.82, or 5.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alliance Fiber Optic Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 539,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 790,500

The average volume for Alliance Fiber Optic Products has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Alliance Fiber Optic Products has a market cap of $291.3 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 164.39% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Alliance Fiber Optic Products, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets various fiber optic components and integrated modules for communications equipment manufacturers and service providers in North America, Europe, and Asia. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.4. Currently there are no analysts that rate Alliance Fiber Optic Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alliance Fiber Optic Products as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and impressive record of earnings per share growth. 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 Alliance Fiber Optic Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Humana (HUM) - FREE Research Report

Peterson Marissa T who is Director at Humana sold 200 shares at $100.20 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1,147 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.85% with the 200 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $102.68, up $2.48, or 2.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Humana go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 64,115

The average volume for Humana has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Humana has a market cap of $15.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 47.53% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Humana Inc., a health care company, offers a range of insurance products, and health and wellness services that incorporate an integrated approach to lifelong well-being. The company operates in three segments: Retail, Employer Group, and Healthcare Services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.08%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.0. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Humana a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Humana 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, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Humana 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 $62.98 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 85,103 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.73% with the 1,500 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.35, up $8.37, or 11.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 258,613
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 369,274

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $6.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 106.41% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been the company's poor growth in earnings per share. Get the full Splunk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ecolab (ECL) - FREE Research Report

Handley Thomas W who is President and COO at Ecolab sold 20,000 shares at $106.74 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 40,523 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.05% with the 20,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $107.03, up $0.29, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ecolab go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,075
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,075

The average volume for Ecolab has been 866,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ecolab has a market cap of $32.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 49.46% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ecolab Inc. develops and markets programs, products, and services for hospitality, foodservice, healthcare, industrial, and energy markets worldwide. It operates through four segments: Global Industrial, Global Institutional, Global Energy, and Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.86%. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.8. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Ecolab a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ecolab 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, good cash flow from operations and solid stock price performance. 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 Ecolab Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) - FREE Research Report

Caldwell John Edward who is Director at Advanced Micro Devices sold 18,000 shares at $3.40 on Nov. 22, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 18,564 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.23% with the 18,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.37, down $0.03, or 0.89% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Advanced Micro Devices has been 29.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Advanced Micro Devices has a market cap of $2.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 40.42% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. operates as a semiconductor company worldwide. It operates in two segments, Computing Solutions and Graphics. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Advanced Micro Devices a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Advanced Micro Devices as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been very high debt management risk by most measures. Get the full Advanced Micro Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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