Insider Trading Alert - SWKS, WR, FCS, SPLK And RTN Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, 134 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $99.28 to $13,815,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Skyworks Solutions (SWKS) - FREE Research Report

Freyman Bruce J who is SVP, Worldwide Operations at Skyworks Solutions sold 1,568 shares at $28.00 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the SVP, Worldwide Operations owned 45,333 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.34% with the 1,568-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $28.08, up $0.08, or 0.28% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Skyworks Solutions go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 233,131
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 251,243
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 325,628

The average volume for Skyworks Solutions has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Skyworks Solutions has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 35.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, provides analog semiconductors worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.4. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate Skyworks Solutions a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Skyworks Solutions 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, 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 Skyworks Solutions Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Westar Energy (WR) - FREE Research Report

Sterbenz Douglas R who is EVP & Chief Operating Officer at Westar Energy sold 14,300 shares at $31.62 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP & Chief Operating Officer owned 44,340 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 24.39% with the 14,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.90, up $0.28, or 0.88% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Westar Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,600
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,600
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,600

The average volume for Westar Energy has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Westar Energy has a market cap of $4.0 billion and is part of the utilities sector and utilities industry. Shares are up 11.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Westar Energy, Inc., an electric utility, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity in Kansas. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.6. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Westar Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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

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Fairchild Semiconductor International (FCS) - FREE Research Report

Carinalli Charles who is Director at Fairchild Semiconductor International sold 15,000 shares at $12.64 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 44,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.42% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.90, up $0.26, or 2.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Fairchild Semiconductor International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 53,732

The average volume for Fairchild Semiconductor International has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Fairchild Semiconductor International has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 10.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and sells power analog, power discrete, and non-power semiconductor solutions worldwide. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Fairchild Semiconductor International a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Fairchild Semiconductor International as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself. Get the full Fairchild Semiconductor International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Splunk (SPLK) - FREE Research Report

Neustaetter Thomas M who is Director at Splunk sold 1,500 shares at $69.36 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 82,103 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.79% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $68.88, down $0.48, or 0.7% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Splunk go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,613
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 362,553

The average volume for Splunk has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Splunk has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 143.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Splunk, Inc. provides software solutions that provide real-time operational intelligence. Currently there are 10 analysts that rate Splunk a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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

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Raytheon Company (RTN) - FREE Research Report

Stephens Jay B who is Sr. VP, GC & Secretary at Raytheon Company sold 14,483 shares at $88.18 on Dec. 6, 2013. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP, GC & Secretary owned 92,618 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.52% with the 14,483-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.48, down $1.70, or 1.97% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raytheon Company go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,480
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 88,868

The average volume for Raytheon Company has been 1.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Raytheon Company has a market cap of $27.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 49.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Raytheon Company designs, develops, manufactures, integrates, and supports technological products, services, and solutions for governmental and commercial customers in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.56%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Raytheon Company a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Raytheon Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Raytheon Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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