Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, FNSR, NUVA, GLUU And ACN Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Dec. 26, 2013, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $101.20 to $90,570,406.95.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Monolithic Power Systems (MPWR) - FREE Research Report

Moyer James C who is Director at Monolithic Power Systems sold 17,000 shares at $33.60 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 206,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.6% with the 17,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.79, up $0.19, or 0.57% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,643
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 322,418
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 459,229

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 385,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Monolithic Power Systems has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 52.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Monolithic Power Systems, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company, designs, develops, and markets analog and mixed-signal semiconductors for the communications, computing, consumer, and industrial markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 84.5. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Monolithic Power Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Monolithic Power Systems 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Monolithic Power Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Finisar Corporation (FNSR) - FREE Research Report

Ferguson Roger C who is Director at Finisar Corporation sold 4,000 shares at $23.17 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 26,853 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.96% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.55, up $0.38, or 1.61% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Finisar Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,241
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,483
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 425,858

The average volume for Finisar Corporation has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Finisar Corporation has a market cap of $2.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are up 43.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Finisar Corporation provides optical subsystems and components for data communication and telecommunication applications in the United States, Malaysia, China, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 42.6. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Finisar Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Finisar Corporation 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, compelling growth in net income, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Finisar Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NuVasive (NUVA) - FREE Research Report

Lambert Michael who is Executive Vice Pres. & CFO at NuVasive sold 17,091 shares at $32.49 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice Pres. & CFO owned 13,096 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 56.62% with the 17,091-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $32.10, down $0.39, or 1.2% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NuVasive go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 73,535
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 75,535

The average volume for NuVasive has been 432,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. NuVasive has a market cap of $1.5 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 110.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

NuVasive, Inc., a medical device company, engages in the design, development, and marketing of minimally disruptive surgical products and procedurally integrated solutions for the spine. The company's products focus on applications for spine fusion surgery. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate NuVasive a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NuVasive as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full NuVasive Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Glu Mobile (GLUU) - FREE Research Report

Nada Hany who is Director at Glu Mobile sold 328,779 shares at $3.98 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Director owned 105,192 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 75.76% with the 328,779-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.78, down $0.20, or 5.2% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Glu Mobile has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Glu Mobile has a market cap of $306.4 million and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 64.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Glu Mobile Inc. develops and publishes a portfolio of action/adventure and casual games for the users of smartphones and tablet devices. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Glu Mobile a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Glu Mobile as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Glu Mobile Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Accenture PLC Class A (ACN) - FREE Research Report

Cole Martin I who is Group Chief Exec - Technology at Accenture PLC Class A sold 33,334 shares at $81.07 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Group Chief Exec - Technology owned 119,545 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 21.8% with the 33,334-share transaction.

Casati Gianfranco who is Group Chief Executive-Products at Accenture PLC Class A sold 209 shares at $80.68 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Group Chief Executive-Products owned 20,217 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.02% with the 209-share transaction.

Deblaere Johan who is Chief Operating Officer at Accenture PLC Class A sold 1,600 shares at $80.93 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Operating Officer owned 68,038 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.3% with the 1,600-share transaction.

Smart Jill who is Chief Human Resources Officer at Accenture PLC Class A sold 9,248 shares at $82.02 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Human Resources Officer owned 102,325 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.29% with the 9,248-share transaction.

Sell Robert E who is Grp Chief Exec-Com, Med & Tech at Accenture PLC Class A sold 2,952 shares at $80.97 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Grp Chief Exec-Com, Med & Tech owned 22,282 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.7% with the 2,952-share transaction.

Clark Richard P who is Chief Accounting Officer at Accenture PLC Class A sold 8,862 shares at $81.00 on Dec. 26, 2013. Following this transaction, the Chief Accounting Officer owned 17,806 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.23% with the 8,862-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.15, up $2.15, or 2.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Accenture PLC Class A go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 30,296

The average volume for Accenture PLC Class A has been 3.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Accenture PLC Class A has a market cap of $51.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 23.53% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Accenture plc provides management consulting, technology, and business process outsourcing (BPO) services worldwide. The company operates through Communications, Media & Technology; Financial Services; Health & Public Service; Products; and Resources segments. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.29%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.2. Currently there are 9 analysts that rate Accenture PLC Class A a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Accenture PLC Class A 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, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Accenture PLC Class A Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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