Insider Trading Alert - MPWR, NDSN, COV, NYCB And IHS Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Jan. 10, 2014, 51 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $600.00 to $8,688,240.00.

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 $33.86 on Jan. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 189,783 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 8.22% with the 17,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.55, down $0.31, or 0.92% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Monolithic Power Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,065
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 347,483
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 445,697

The average volume for Monolithic Power Systems has been 375,100 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 down 2.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

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 84.3. 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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Nordson Corporation (NDSN) - FREE Research Report

Thaxton Gregory A who is Senior Vice President, CFO at Nordson Corporation sold 5,412 shares at $71.83 on Jan. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President, CFO owned 9,798 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 35.58% with the 5,412-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $72.10, up $0.27, or 0.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Nordson Corporation go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 993
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 993

The average volume for Nordson Corporation has been 214,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Nordson Corporation has a market cap of $4.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 2.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Nordson Corporation engineers, manufactures, and markets products and systems for dispensing and processing adhesives, coatings, polymers, sealants, biomaterials, fluid management, testing and inspection, surface treatment, and curing. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.0. Currently there are no analysts that rate Nordson Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Nordson Corporation 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, expanding profit margins, increase in stock price during the past year and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Nordson Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Covidien (COV) - FREE Research Report

Brown Richard G Jr who is Vice President and Controller at Covidien sold 4,000 shares at $69.00 on Jan. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Controller owned 61,868 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.07% with the 4,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.57, up $0.57, or 0.82% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Covidien go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 9,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 118,705
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 138,736

The average volume for Covidien has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Covidien has a market cap of $31.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 2.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Covidien plc develops, manufactures, and sells healthcare products for use in clinical and home settings worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 20.4. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate Covidien a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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

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New York Community Bancorp (NYCB) - FREE Research Report

Tsimbinos John M who is Director at New York Community Bancorp sold 50,000 shares at $17.13 on Jan. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 200,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 20% with the 50,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $16.96, down $0.16, or 0.97% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for New York Community Bancorp has been 2.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. New York Community Bancorp has a market cap of $7.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are up 0.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

New York Community Bancorp, Inc. operates as a multi-bank holding company for New York Community Bank and New York Commercial Bank that offer banking products and financial services in New York, New Jersey, Florida, Ohio, and Arizona. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 5.82%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.1. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate New York Community Bancorp a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates New York Community Bancorp as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its attractive valuation levels, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full New York Community Bancorp Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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IHS (IHS) - FREE Research Report

Yergin Daniel who is Vice Chairman at IHS sold 1,559 shares at $121.34 on Jan. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 128,739 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.2% with the 1,559-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $120.75, down $0.59, or 0.49% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for IHS go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,797
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 11,797
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,992

The average volume for IHS has been 232,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. IHS has a market cap of $8.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 1.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

IHS Inc. provides critical information, insights, and analytics. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.8. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate IHS a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates IHS as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations 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 IHS Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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