Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, CRS, AXP, KMB And AIZ Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Nov. 26, 2013, 184 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.71 to $214,535,257.08.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Moyer James C who is Director at Monolithic Power Systems sold 17,000 shares at $32.40 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.35% with the 17,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.88, up $0.48, or 1.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 71,430
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 298,437
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 450,597

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 362,500 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 46.95% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 80.7. 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, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Monolithic Power Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Carpenter Technology Corporation (CRS) - FREE Research Report

Hicks Thomas O who is Director at Carpenter Technology Corporation sold 1,600 shares at $61.06 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 98,735 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.59% with the 1,600 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.50, down $0.56, or 0.93% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Carpenter Technology Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 49,299
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 49,299
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 49,299

The average volume for Carpenter Technology Corporation has been 329,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Carpenter Technology Corporation has a market cap of $3.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are up 17.12% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Carpenter Technology Corporation manufactures, fabricates, and distributes specialty metals worldwide. It operates in three segments: Specialty Alloys Operations, Latrobe, and Performance Engineered Products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.18%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.2. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Carpenter Technology Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Carpenter Technology Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 sub par growth in net income. Get the full Carpenter Technology Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Express (AXP) - FREE Research Report

Jordan Vernon E Jr who is Advisor to the Board at American Express sold 2,100 shares at $83.75 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Advisor to the Board owned 46,836 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.29% with the 2,100 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $85.60, up $1.85, or 2.16% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Express go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,845
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,082
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,082

The average volume for American Express has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Express has a market cap of $90.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 48.03% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

American Express Company provides charge and credit payment card products and travel-related services to customers worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.09%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate American Express a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Express as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and notable return on equity. 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 American Express Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Kimberly-Clark Corporation (KMB) - FREE Research Report

Bergstrom John F who is Director at Kimberly-Clark Corporation sold 5,000 shares at $108.64 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 5,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $107.92, down $0.72, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kimberly-Clark Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for Kimberly-Clark Corporation has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Kimberly-Clark Corporation has a market cap of $41.4 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 28.07% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kimberly-Clark Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets personal care, consumer tissue, and health care products worldwide. The company operates in four segments: Personal Care, Consumer Tissue, K-C Professional, and Health Care. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.5. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Kimberly-Clark Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kimberly-Clark Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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 Kimberly-Clark Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Assurant (AIZ) - FREE Research Report

Pagano Christopher J who is EVP, CIO & Treasurer at Assurant sold 2,000 shares at $63.80 on Nov. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, CIO & Treasurer owned 78,749 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.48% with the 2,000 share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.30, up $0.50, or 0.77% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Assurant go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 41,250

The average volume for Assurant has been 547,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Assurant has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are up 86.34% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Assurant, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides specialized insurance products and related services in North America and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Assurant a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Assurant as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Assurant Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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