Insider Trading Alert - INFN, MAS, IGT, ALJ And SYK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 19, 2013, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $371.25 to $88,750,792.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Infinera Corporation (INFN) - FREE Research Report

Welch David F who is President at Infinera Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $9.16 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the President owned 859,493 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.15% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $9.32, up $0.16, or 1.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Infinera Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 75,000

The average volume for Infinera Corporation has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Infinera Corporation has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are up 60.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Infinera Corporation provides optical networking equipment, software, and services to communications service providers, Internet content providers, cable operators, and subsea network operators worldwide. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Infinera Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Infinera Corporation 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 solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full Infinera Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Masco Corporation (MAS) - FREE Research Report

Parfet Donald R who is Director at Masco Corporation bought 5,000 shares at $21.31 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 12,624 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 65.58% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.77, up $0.46, or 2.12% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Masco Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 520,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.3 million

The average volume for Masco Corporation has been 4.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Masco Corporation has a market cap of $7.8 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 30.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Masco Corporation engages in the manufacture, distribution, and installation of home improvement and building products primarily in North America and Europe. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.38%. The company has a P/E ratio of 53.1. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Masco Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Masco Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, impressive record of earnings per share growth 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 Masco Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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International Game Technology (IGT) - FREE Research Report

Berg Eric A who is Chief Operations Officer at International Game Technology sold 4,904 shares at $17.13 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operations Officer owned 11,438 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 30.01% with the 4,904-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $17.50, up $0.37, or 2.11% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Game Technology go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,708

The average volume for International Game Technology has been 4.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Game Technology has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 21.74% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

International Game Technology, a gaming company, designs, develops, manufactures, and markets casino-style gaming equipment, systems technology, and game content for land-based and online markets worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.53%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate International Game Technology a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Game Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full International Game Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alon USA Energy (ALJ) - FREE Research Report

Alon Israel Oil Company, Ltd. who is 10% Owner at Alon USA Energy sold 89,219 shares at $15.01 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 38.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.23% with the 89,219-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.34, up $0.33, or 2.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alon USA Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 906,569
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 931,569
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 24,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 958,738

The average volume for Alon USA Energy has been 929,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alon USA Energy has a market cap of $1.0 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 16.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Alon USA Energy, Inc. engages in refining and marketing petroleum products primarily in the South Central, Southwestern, and Western regions of the United States. The company operates in three segments: Refining and Marketing, Asphalt, and Retail. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.5. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Alon USA Energy a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alon USA Energy as a buy. The company's strongest point has been its a solid financial position based on a variety of debt and liquidity measures that we have looked at. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Alon USA Energy 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 14,000 shares at $72.65 on Dec. 19, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 11.3 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.12% with the 14,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $74.16, up $1.51, or 2.04% 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 $27.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 34.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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 1.65%. The company has a P/E ratio of 31.7. 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 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 feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Stryker Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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