Insider Trading Alert - MU, APA, IRWD, IBKR And DDR Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 13, 2014, 53 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $124.00 to $10,468,812.92.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Micron Technology (MU) - FREE Research Report

Mondry Lawrence N who is Director at Micron Technology sold 30,000 shares at $23.50 on Jan. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 220,834 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.96% with the 30,000-share transaction.

Adams Mark who is President at Micron Technology sold 168,492 shares at $23.41 on Jan. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the President owned 474,500 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.2% with the 168,492-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $23.20, down $0.21, or 0.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Micron Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 8,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 662,872
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.1 million

The average volume for Micron Technology has been 41.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Micron Technology has a market cap of $25.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.9. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Micron Technology a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Micron Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, solid stock price performance, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and notable return on equity. 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 Micron Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Apache Corporation (APA) - FREE Research Report

Hoyt Rebecca A who is Vice President, Chief Acct at Apache Corporation sold 761 shares at $86.25 on Jan. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President, Chief Acct owned 5,225 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 12.71% with the 761-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $84.99, down $1.26, or 1.48% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apache Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 19,544
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 2,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 31,501
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 13,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 39,368

The average volume for Apache Corporation has been 2.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apache Corporation has a market cap of $34.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are down 1.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Apache Corporation, an independent energy company, explores for, develops, and produces natural gas, crude oil, and natural gas liquids. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.8. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Apache Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 8 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apache Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and increase in net income. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Apache Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ironwood Pharmaceuticals (IRWD) - FREE Research Report

Roberts Bryan E who is Director at Ironwood Pharmaceuticals sold 823,350 shares at $12.71 on Jan. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 147,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 84.85% with the 823,350-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $12.22, down $0.49, or 4.05% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has been 981,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Ironwood Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $1.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 6.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Ironwood Pharmaceuticals, Inc., an entrepreneurial pharmaceutical company, discovers, develops, and commercializes human therapeutic products. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Ironwood Pharmaceuticals a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ironwood Pharmaceuticals as a sell. The company's weaknesses can be seen in multiple areas, such as its feeble growth in its earnings per share, deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity, weak operating cash flow and generally high debt management risk. Get the full Ironwood Pharmaceuticals Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Interactive Brokers Group (IBKR) - FREE Research Report

Nemser Earl H who is Vice Chairman at Interactive Brokers Group sold 15,142 shares at $22.92 on Jan. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice Chairman owned 205,139 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.87% with the 15,142-share transaction.

Brody Paul Jonathan who is Chief Financial Officer at Interactive Brokers Group sold 8,419 shares at $22.92 on Jan. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 114,052 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.87% with the 8,419-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.76, down $0.16, or 0.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Interactive Brokers Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 53,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 112,000

The average volume for Interactive Brokers Group has been 569,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Interactive Brokers Group has a market cap of $1.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 6.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Interactive Brokers Group, Inc. operates as an automated electronic broker and market maker. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Interactive Brokers Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Interactive Brokers Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, increase in net income, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. 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 Interactive Brokers Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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DDR (DDR) - FREE Research Report

Otto Alexander who is 10% Owner at DDR bought 60,701 shares at $15.48 on Jan. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 39.9 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.15% with the 60,701-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $15.61, up $0.13, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for DDR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,100
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 600
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,100
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 600
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,100
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 59,249

The average volume for DDR has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. DDR has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 0.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

DDR Corp. operates as a real estate investment trust (REIT) in the United States. The company engages in acquiring, developing, redeveloping, owning, leasing, and managing shopping centers, mini-malls, and lifestyle centers. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.95%. Currently there are 14 analysts that rate DDR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates DDR as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full DDR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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