Insider Trading Alert - RFMD, MXIM, TRLA, CRL And LNKD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 3, 2013, 126 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $225.86 to $7,867,379.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

RF Micro Devices (RFMD) - FREE Research Report

Bruggeworth Robert A who is President and CEO at RF Micro Devices sold 50,000 shares at $5.25 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.73% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.23, down $0.02, or 0.41% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RF Micro Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,308
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 271,911
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 658,638

The average volume for RF Micro Devices has been 5.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. RF Micro Devices has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 16.29% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

RF Micro Devices, Inc. engages in the design, development, manufacture, and marketing of radio frequency (RF) solutions for original equipment manufacturers and original design manufacturers in wireless and wired communications applications in the United States and internationally. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate RF Micro Devices a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates RF Micro Devices 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 compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full RF Micro Devices Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) - FREE Research Report

Doluca Tunc who is President, Ceo & Director at Maxim Integrated Products sold 2,000 shares at $28.65 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the President, Ceo & Director owned 1.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.17% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.44, down $0.21, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maxim Integrated Products go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,646

The average volume for Maxim Integrated Products has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Maxim Integrated Products has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 4.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits worldwide. The company also provides a range of high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Maxim Integrated Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Maxim Integrated Products as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Maxim Integrated Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Trulia (TRLA) - FREE Research Report

Inkinen Sami who is Director at Trulia sold 5,800 shares at $32.08 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 897,153 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.64% with the 5,800-share transaction.

Flint Peter who is Chief Executive Officer at Trulia sold 9,200 shares at $32.11 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.64% with the 9,200-share transaction.

Waldorf Gregory who is Director at Trulia sold 3,623 shares at $32.08 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 23,570 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.32% with the 3,623-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.99, down $0.09, or 0.27% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Trulia has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Trulia has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 91.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Trulia, Inc. provides tools to research homes and neighborhoods for consumers through Web and mobile applications. The company, through its tools, also enables real estate professionals to market their listings. The company has a P/E ratio of 211.7. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Trulia a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Trulia 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that net income has been generally deteriorating over time. Get the full Trulia Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Charles River Laboratories International In (CRL) - FREE Research Report

Chubb Stephen D who is Director at Charles River Laboratories International In sold 2,000 shares at $51.92 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 26,843 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.93% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $51.54, down $0.38, or 0.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Charles River Laboratories International In go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,505
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,856
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 47,703

The average volume for Charles River Laboratories International In has been 357,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. Charles River Laboratories International In has a market cap of $2.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 38.96% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Charles River Laboratories International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides research models and associated services, and outsourced preclinical services to accelerate the drug discovery and development process. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Charles River Laboratories International In a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Charles River Laboratories International In as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in net income, revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins 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 Charles River Laboratories International In Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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LinkedIn (LNKD) - FREE Research Report

Sze David L who is Director at LinkedIn sold 6,250 shares at $220.70 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 173,188 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.48% with the 6,250-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $219.49, down $1.21, or 0.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LinkedIn go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,087
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 48,087
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 137,059

The average volume for LinkedIn has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. LinkedIn has a market cap of $22.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 91.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

LinkedIn Corporation operates an online professional network. The company has a P/E ratio of 734.6. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate LinkedIn a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 14 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LinkedIn as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its unimpressive growth in net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full LinkedIn Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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