Insider Trading Alert - ELLI, QCOM, GPK, TUP And SYK 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:

Ellie Mae (ELLI) - FREE Research Report

Anderman Sigmund who is Chief Executive Officer at Ellie Mae sold 12,489 shares at $28.42 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 12,489-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.06, down $1.36, or 5.04% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ellie Mae go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 22,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 22,000

The average volume for Ellie Mae has been 744,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ellie Mae has a market cap of $768.5 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 0.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Ellie Mae, Inc. and its subsidiaries provide business automation software for the mortgage industry in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Ellie Mae a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ellie Mae 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ellie Mae Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Qualcomm (QCOM) - FREE Research Report

Altman Steven R who is Vice Chairman at Qualcomm sold 49,925 shares at $73.66 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 61,745 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 44.71% with the 49,925-share transaction.

Sullivan Daniel L who is Executive Vice President at Qualcomm sold 18,968 shares at $73.64 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 8,849 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 68.19% with the 18,968-share transaction.

Rosenberg Donald J who is EVP & Corporate Secretary at Qualcomm sold 26,626 shares at $73.57 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Corporate Secretary owned 18,292 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 59.28% with the 26,626-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.38, down $0.19, or 0.26% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Qualcomm go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 140,594
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 140,594
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 154,289

The average volume for Qualcomm has been 11.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Qualcomm has a market cap of $124.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 18.72% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 1.91%. 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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Graphic Packaging (GPK) - FREE Research Report

Botta G Andrea who is Director at Graphic Packaging sold 6,100 shares at $9.00 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 38,161 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.78% with the 6,100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.08, up $0.08, or 0.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Graphic Packaging go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 78,300
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 158,900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 296,345

The average volume for Graphic Packaging has been 2.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Graphic Packaging has a market cap of $3.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 39.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Graphic Packaging Holding Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides packaging solutions in the United States, Canada, Central/South America, Europe, and the Asia-Pacific. The company operates in two segments, Paperboard Packaging and Flexible Packaging. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.5. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Graphic Packaging a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Graphic Packaging as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. 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 Graphic Packaging Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) - FREE Research Report

Poteshman Michael S who is Executive Vice President & CFO at Tupperware Brands Corporation sold 2,000 shares at $91.39 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO owned 38,576 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.93% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $90.74, down $0.65, or 0.72% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tupperware Brands Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 24,750

The average volume for Tupperware Brands Corporation has been 387,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are up 41.19% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct seller of various products across a range of brands and categories through an independent sales force worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.73%. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.1. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Tupperware Brands Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tupperware Brands Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. 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 Tupperware Brands Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Stryker Corporation (SYK) - FREE Research Report

Stryker Ronda E who is Director at Stryker Corporation sold 21,000 shares at $74.33 on Dec. 3, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.18% with the 21,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.95, down $0.38, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Stryker Corporation go as follows:

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

The average volume for Stryker Corporation has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Stryker Corporation has a market cap of $28.1 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 34.86% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Stryker Corporation, a medical technology company, provides reconstructive, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology and spine products for doctors, hospitals, and other healthcare facilities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.43%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.9. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Stryker Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Stryker Corporation 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, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins 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 Stryker Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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