Insider Trading Alert - WY, FANG, ODP, RTN And KLIC Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 17, 2013, 129 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $69.90 to $563,062,500.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Weyerhaeuser (WY) - FREE Research Report

Blocker Adrian M who is Senior Vice President at Weyerhaeuser bought 1,668 shares at $29.93 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 5,030 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 49.61% with the 1,668-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.55, up $0.62, or 2.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Weyerhaeuser go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 3,362
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 3,362
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 3,362

The average volume for Weyerhaeuser has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Weyerhaeuser has a market cap of $17.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 10.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Weyerhaeuser Company, a forest products company, grows and harvests trees, builds homes, and manufactures forest products worldwide. It grows and harvests trees for use as lumber, other wood and building products, and pulp and paper. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.87%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Weyerhaeuser a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Weyerhaeuser as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Weyerhaeuser Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Diamondback Energy (FANG) - FREE Research Report

Gulfport Energy Corp who is Director at Diamondback Energy sold 2.3 million shares at $51.39 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 3.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 40.5% with the 2.3 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.14, down $5.25, or 11.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Diamondback Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 705,009
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 987,236
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.8 million

The average volume for Diamondback Energy has been 758,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Diamondback Energy has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 137.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Diamondback Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, focuses on the acquisition, development, exploration, and exploitation of onshore oil and natural gas reserves in the Permian Basin in West Texas. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Diamondback Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Diamondback Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company has favored debt over equity in the management of its balance sheet. Get the full Diamondback Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Office Depot (ODP) - FREE Research Report

Smith Jeffrey C who is Director at Office Depot bought 1.4 million shares at $5.22 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 1.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 1.4 million-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $5.21, down $0.01, or 0.21% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Office Depot go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 35,587
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 31,373
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 35,587
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 235,671
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 49,758
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 235,671

The average volume for Office Depot has been 11.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Office Depot has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the services sector and specialty retail industry. Shares are up 56.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Office Depot, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, supplies office products and services. The company has a P/E ratio of 43.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Office Depot a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Office Depot as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, impressive record of earnings per share growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Office Depot Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Raytheon Company (RTN) - FREE Research Report

Lawrence Taylor W who is Vice President at Raytheon Company sold 5,731 shares at $85.70 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 66,248 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.96% with the 5,731-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $86.45, up $0.75, or 0.87% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Raytheon Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,483
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 30,963
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 103,351

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 $27.7 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 50.78% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 2.54%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.7. 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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Kulicke & Soffa Industries (KLIC) - FREE Research Report

Wong Nelson MunPun who is Vice President at Kulicke & Soffa Industries sold 10,000 shares at $12.41 on Dec. 17, 2013. Following this transaction, the Vice President owned 45,604 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 17.98% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.51, up $0.10, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kulicke & Soffa Industries go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 16,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 42,123
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 121,410

The average volume for Kulicke & Soffa Industries has been 876,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kulicke & Soffa Industries has a market cap of $943.5 million and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 3.59% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Kulicke and Soffa Industries, Inc. designs, manufactures, and sells capital equipment and expendable tools to assemble semiconductor devices, including integrated circuits, discrete devices, light-emitting diodes, and power modules. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.9. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Kulicke & Soffa Industries a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kulicke & Soffa Industries as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, expanding profit margins and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Kulicke & Soffa Industries Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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