Insider Trading Alert - ANN, SUSS, URI, HTWR And MLNX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 10, 2013, 123 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $495.90 to $1,382,884,839.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ann (ANN) - FREE Research Report

Hovsepian Ronald W who is Director at Ann sold 7,800 shares at $34.43 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 28,255 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.63% with the 7,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $35.98, up $1.55, or 4.31% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ann go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 133,947
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 133,947
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 133,947

The average volume for Ann has been 975,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ann has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 5.88% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

ANN Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the retailing of women's apparel, shoes, and accessories under the Ann Taylor and LOFT brands. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Ann a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ann as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels, increase in stock price during the past year and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Ann Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Susser Holdings Corporation (SUSS) - FREE Research Report

Bonner E V Jr who is EVP, Secy and General Counsel at Susser Holdings Corporation sold 2,500 shares at $66.13 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the EVP, Secy and General Counsel owned 166,607 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.48% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $64.12, down $2.01, or 3.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Susser Holdings Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,400
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,400
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4,400

The average volume for Susser Holdings Corporation has been 188,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Susser Holdings Corporation has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are up 90% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Susser Holdings Corporation, together with its subsidiaries, operates convenience stores. The company operates in two segments, Retail and Wholesale. The company has a P/E ratio of 75.3. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Susser Holdings Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Susser Holdings Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Susser Holdings Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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United Rentals (URI) - FREE Research Report

Britell Jenne K who is Director at United Rentals sold 4,220 shares at $71.12 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 54,545 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.18% with the 4,220-share transaction.

Plummer William B who is Exec. VP and CFO at United Rentals sold 4,400 shares at $71.50 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP and CFO owned 65,249 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.32% with the 4,400-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.05, down $0.45, or 0.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Rentals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,200
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,350

The average volume for United Rentals has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Rentals has a market cap of $6.6 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are up 55.95% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

United Rentals, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as an equipment rental company. It offers approximately 3,300 classes of equipment for rent to customers comprising construction and industrial companies, manufacturers, utilities, municipalities, homeowners, and government entities. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate United Rentals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Rentals as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth 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 United Rentals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Heartware International (HTWR) - FREE Research Report

Thomas Robert Bain who is Director at Heartware International sold 3,000 shares at $95.29 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,510 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.25% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.35, down $1.94, or 2.08% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Heartware International go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 40,110

The average volume for Heartware International has been 181,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Heartware International has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 11.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

HeartWare International, Inc., a medical device company, engages in developing and manufacturing miniaturized implantable heart pumps or ventricular assist devices (VAD) for the treatment of advanced heart failure in the United States and internationally. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Heartware International a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Heartware International as a sell. The area that we feel has been the company's primary weakness has been its disappointing return on equity. Get the full Heartware International Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) - FREE Research Report

Kagan Michael who is CTO & VP of Architecture at Mellanox Technologies sold 1,000 shares at $40.05 on Dec. 10, 2013. Following this transaction, the CTO & VP of Architecture owned 153,098 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.65% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $38.25, down $1.80, or 4.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mellanox Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 6,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,195
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 57,739
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,683

The average volume for Mellanox Technologies has been 841,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mellanox Technologies has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 34.27% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Mellanox Technologies, Ltd., a fabless semiconductor company, produces and supplies semiconductor interconnect products for computing, storage, and communications applications in the high-performance computing, Web 2.0, storage, financial services, database, cloud, and embedded markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 780.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Mellanox Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mellanox Technologies as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its 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 a generally disappointing performance in the stock itself, deteriorating net income and disappointing return on equity. Get the full Mellanox Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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