Insider Trading Alert - IMPV, RJF, MNST, AWAY And HSH 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:

Imperva (IMPV) - FREE Research Report

Shulman Amichai who is Chief Technology Officer at Imperva sold 12,410 shares at $44.13 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Technology Officer owned 116,730 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.61% with the 12,410-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.37, down $0.76, or 1.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Imperva go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,667
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,667
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,667

The average volume for Imperva has been 326,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Imperva has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 35.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Imperva, Inc. engages in the development, marketing, sale, service, and support of business security solutions that provide visibility and control over high value business data across critical systems within the data center. The company operates in two segments, Imperva and Incapsula. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Imperva a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Imperva as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and feeble growth in its earnings per share. Get the full Imperva Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Raymond James Financial (RJF) - FREE Research Report

Ackart Jennifer C who is SVP, Controller at Raymond James Financial sold 3,000 shares at $48.23 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Controller owned 20,278 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.89% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.96, down $0.27, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raymond James Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 37,230
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,230
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 37,230

The average volume for Raymond James Financial has been 759,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Raymond James Financial has a market cap of $6.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 25.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Raymond James Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the underwriting, distribution, trading, and brokerage of equity and debt securities in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Raymond James Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raymond James Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and attractive valuation levels. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Raymond James Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Monster Beverage (MNST) - FREE Research Report

Schlosberg Hilton H who is Vice Chairman and President at Monster Beverage sold 130,000 shares at $60.51 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman and President owned 1.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 9.16% with the 130,000-share transaction.

Sacks Rodney C who is Chairman and CEO at Monster Beverage sold 130,000 shares at $60.52 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.54% with the 130,000-share transaction.

Kelly Thomas J who is Senior VP - Monster Energy Co. at Monster Beverage sold 8,804 shares at $59.40 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior VP - Monster Energy Co. owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 8,804-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $60.77, up $1.37, or 2.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monster Beverage go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 72,700
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 57
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 142,700
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 57
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 144,290

The average volume for Monster Beverage has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Monster Beverage has a market cap of $10.0 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 15.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Monster Beverage Corporation, through its subsidiaries, develops, markets, sells, and distributes alternative beverage category beverages in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Monster Beverage a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monster Beverage 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, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Monster Beverage Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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HomeAway (AWAY) - FREE Research Report

Sharples Brian who is President and CEO at HomeAway sold 101,185 shares at $36.26 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 171,677 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.08% with the 101,185-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.32, up $2.06, or 5.38% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for HomeAway go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,845
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,955
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,470

The average volume for HomeAway has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. HomeAway has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and internet industry. Shares are up 66.32% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

HomeAway, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates an online marketplace for the vacation rental industry worldwide. Its vacation rental properties include homes, condominiums, villas, and cabins to the public on a nightly, weekly, or monthly basis. The company has a P/E ratio of 130.7. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate HomeAway a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates HomeAway 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 the growth in the company's net income has been quite unimpressive. Get the full HomeAway Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hillshire Brands (HSH) - FREE Research Report

Hayes Thomas P who is EVP, Chief Supply Chain Off at Hillshire Brands sold 2,500 shares at $32.99 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Chief Supply Chain Off owned 14,413 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.78% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.04, up $0.05, or 0.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hillshire Brands go as follows:

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

The average volume for Hillshire Brands has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Hillshire Brands has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 18.55% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Hillshire Brands Company manufactures and markets meat-centric food solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Retail and Foodservice/Other. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.9. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Hillshire Brands a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hillshire Brands as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity 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 poor profit margins. Get the full Hillshire Brands Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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