Insider Trading Alert - ACT, VNTV, ACM, ZNGA And RFMD Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 4, 2013, 189 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $160.56 to $35,901,027,172.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Actavis (ACT) - FREE Research Report

Taylor Ronald R who is Director at Actavis sold 6,000 shares at $163.01 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 21,942 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.47% with the 6,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $145.10, down $17.91, or 12.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Actavis go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 145,976

The average volume for Actavis has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Actavis has a market cap of $18.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 62.01% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Actavis plc, an integrated specialty pharmaceutical company, develops, manufactures, markets, and distributes pharmaceutical products in the United States, Canada, and internationally.

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Vantiv (VNTV) - FREE Research Report

Stiefler Jeffrey E who is Director at Vantiv sold 9,083 shares at $30.09 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 116,606 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.23% with the 9,083-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.71, down $0.38, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Vantiv go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15.0 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15.1 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30.2 million

The average volume for Vantiv has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Vantiv has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 46.13% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Vantiv, Inc. provides electronic integrated payment processing services in the United States. It operates in two segments, Merchant Services and Financial Institution Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 35.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Vantiv a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Vantiv as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Vantiv Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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AECOM Technology Corporation (ACM) - FREE Research Report

Dionisio John M who is Chairman & CEO at AECOM Technology Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $28.92 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chairman & CEO owned 250,657 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.84% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.76, down $0.16, or 0.56% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for AECOM Technology Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 40,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 97,975
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 424,647

The average volume for AECOM Technology Corporation has been 621,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. AECOM Technology Corporation has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 20.34% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

AECOM Technology Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, provides professional technical and management support services for public and private clients in worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Professional Technical Services (PTS) and Management Support Services (MSS). The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate AECOM Technology Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates AECOM Technology Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full AECOM Technology Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Zynga (ZNGA) - FREE Research Report

Meresman Stanley J who is Director at Zynga sold 3,750 shares at $4.39 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 3,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $4.12, down $0.27, or 6.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Zynga go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,267

The average volume for Zynga has been 22.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Zynga has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 46.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Zynga Inc. develops, markets, and operates online social games as live services on the Internet, social networking sites, and mobile platforms in the United States and internationally. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Zynga a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 17 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Zynga as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Zynga Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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RF Micro Devices (RFMD) - FREE Research Report

Creviston Steven E who is VP and Pres. Cellular Products at RF Micro Devices sold 10,000 shares at $5.25 on Dec. 4, 2013. Following this transaction, the VP and Pres. Cellular Products owned 1.1 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.89% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.24, down $0.01, or 0.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for RF Micro Devices go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 50,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 321,911
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 708,638

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 17.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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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