Insider Trading Alert - QCOM, PENN, DLPH, AGNC And SLGN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 2, 2013, 167 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $696.00 to $31,440,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Qualcomm (QCOM) - FREE Research Report

Mollenkopf Steven M who is President & COO at Qualcomm sold 30,622 shares at $73.12 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the President & COO owned 40,919 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 42.8% with the 30,622-share transaction.

Aberle Derek K who is EVP & Group President at Qualcomm sold 27,692 shares at $73.10 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Group President owned 8,980 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 75.51% with the 27,692-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.14, up $0.04, or 0.06% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualcomm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 82,280
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 82,280
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 95,975

The average volume for Qualcomm has been 11.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualcomm has a market cap of $124.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 18.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

QUALCOMM Incorporated designs, develops, manufactures, and markets digital communications products and services based on code division multiple access (CDMA), orthogonal frequency division multiple access (OFDMA), and other technologies. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.9%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently there are 21 analysts that rate Qualcomm a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Qualcomm 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth 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 Qualcomm Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Penn National Gaming (PENN) - FREE Research Report

Reibstein Saul who is Director at Penn National Gaming bought 500 shares at $14.47 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,349 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 27.04% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $13.97, down $0.50, or 3.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Penn National Gaming go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 500

The average volume for Penn National Gaming has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Penn National Gaming has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the services sector and leisure industry. Shares are down 70.6% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Penn National Gaming, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and manages gaming and pari-mutuel properties in the United States and Canada. It engages in gaming on slot machines and table games. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.6. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Penn National Gaming a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Penn National Gaming as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Penn National Gaming Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Delphi Automotive (DLPH) - FREE Research Report

Zimmerman Lawrence A who is Director at Delphi Automotive sold 3,000 shares at $58.39 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,699 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.17% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $56.90, down $1.49, or 2.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Delphi Automotive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,158
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 45,474
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 84,974

The average volume for Delphi Automotive has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Delphi Automotive has a market cap of $18.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and automotive industry. Shares are up 53.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Delphi Automotive PLC, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures vehicle components; and provides electrical and electronic, powertrain, safety, and thermal technology solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.16%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.4. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Delphi Automotive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Delphi Automotive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Delphi Automotive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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American Capital Agency (AGNC) - FREE Research Report

Harvey Larry K who is Director at American Capital Agency bought 2,000 shares at $20.04 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 17,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.9% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.95, down $0.09, or 0.45% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for American Capital Agency go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 26,500
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 51,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 500

The average volume for American Capital Agency has been 7.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. American Capital Agency has a market cap of $7.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are down 30.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

American Capital Agency Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT). The stock currently has a dividend yield of 15.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 3.3. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate American Capital Agency a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates American Capital Agency as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, unimpressive growth in net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full American Capital Agency Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Silgan Holdings (SLGN) - FREE Research Report

Andreacchi Anthony P who is Vice President,Tax at Silgan Holdings sold 1,287 shares at $47.00 on Dec. 2, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President,Tax owned 8,520 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.12% with the 1,287-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.24, up $0.24, or 0.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Silgan Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,638

The average volume for Silgan Holdings has been 233,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Silgan Holdings has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 12.54% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Silgan Holdings Inc. and its subsidiaries manufacture and sell rigid packaging for shelf-stable food and other consumer goods products worldwide. It operates in three segments: Metal Containers, Closures, and Plastic Containers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.2%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.0. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Silgan Holdings a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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

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