Insider Trading Alert - TAL, LNG, PLL, AMTD And OPK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 8, 2014, 79 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,000.20 to $12,860,510.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

TAL International Group (TAL) - FREE Research Report

Pearlin Marc who is VP, General Counsel & Secretar at TAL International Group sold 2,000 shares at $53.00 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel & Secretar owned 31,026 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.06% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $47.60, down $5.40, or 11.34% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TAL International Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,293
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,793
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 43,093

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 406,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 14.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TAL International Group, Inc. engages in leasing intermodal containers and chassis worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate TAL International Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. 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 TAL International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cheniere Energy (LNG) - FREE Research Report

Abiteboul Jean who is Sr. VP - International at Cheniere Energy sold 40,000 shares at $45.32 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Sr. VP - International owned 814,639 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.68% with the 40,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.14, up $0.82, or 1.78% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cheniere Energy go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 668,650
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 775,150
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.0 million

The average volume for Cheniere Energy has been 3.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cheniere Energy has a market cap of $10.8 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 7.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cheniere Energy, Inc., an energy company, engages in the liquefied natural gas (LNG) related business. It operates through two segments, LNG Terminal Business, and LNG and Natural Gas Marketing Business. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Cheniere Energy a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cheniere Energy as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance and growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including disappointing return on equity and generally higher debt management risk. Get the full Cheniere Energy Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pall Corporation (PLL) - FREE Research Report

Jackson Richard John who is SVP, Global Manufacturing at Pall Corporation sold 5,584 shares at $83.07 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP, Global Manufacturing owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 5,584-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $83.90, up $0.83, or 0.99% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pall Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 2,922

The average volume for Pall Corporation has been 510,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pall Corporation has a market cap of $9.4 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 1.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Pall Corporation manufactures and markets filtration, separation, and purification products and integrated systems solutions worldwide. It operates in two segments, Life Sciences and Industrial. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.3%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Pall Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pall 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, good cash flow from operations, solid stock price performance 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 Pall Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation (AMTD) - FREE Research Report

Moglia Joseph H who is Director at TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation sold 14,800 shares at $30.71 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 785,952 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.85% with the 14,800-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $31.03, up $0.32, or 1.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 119,995
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 5.6 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5.7 million

The average volume for TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has been 2.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation has a market cap of $16.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 0.62% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation provides securities brokerage services and technology-based financial services to retail investors, traders, and independent registered investment advisors (RIAs) in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.57%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, expanding profit margins, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full TD Ameritrade Holding Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Opko Health (OPK) - FREE Research Report

Frost Phillip Md Et Al who is CEO & Chairman at Opko Health bought 14,000 shares at $8.47 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 137.8 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.01% with the 14,000-share transaction.

Paganelli John A who is Director at Opko Health bought 10,000 shares at $8.45 on Jan. 8, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 225,399 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.64% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.45, up $0.00, or 0.03% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Opko Health has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Opko Health has a market cap of $3.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 0.47% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Opko Health, Inc., a pharmaceutical and diagnostics company, engages in the discovery, development, and commercialization of novel and proprietary technologies. It operates in two segments, Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Opko Health a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Opko Health 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 also find weaknesses including feeble growth in the company's earnings per share, deteriorating net income and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Opko Health Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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