Insider Trading Alert - SNCR, MDAS, MAA, GE And POWI Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Jan. 24, 2014, 63 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $199.71 to $33,314,419.42.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Synchronoss Technologies (SNCR) - FREE Research Report

Waldis Stephen G who is CEO and Chairman at Synchronoss Technologies sold 25,000 shares at $30.06 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO and Chairman owned 602,477 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.98% with the 25,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.45, down $0.61, or 2.07% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Synchronoss Technologies go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 58,608
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 145,242
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 262,245

The average volume for Synchronoss Technologies has been 449,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Synchronoss Technologies has a market cap of $1.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 4.89% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Synchronoss Technologies, Inc. provides software-based activation and personal cloud solutions for connected devices. The company has a P/E ratio of 107.2. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Synchronoss Technologies a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Synchronoss Technologies 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 expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full Synchronoss Technologies Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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MedAssets (MDAS) - FREE Research Report

Garner Charles O who is Chief Financial Officer at MedAssets sold 100 shares at $22.50 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 4,969 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.97% with the 100-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.24, down $0.26, or 1.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MedAssets go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,207
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 240,207
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 261,512

The average volume for MedAssets has been 601,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. MedAssets has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 12.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

MedAssets, Inc., a financial and performance improvement company, provides technology-enabled products and services for hospitals, health systems, and other ancillary healthcare providers in the United States. The company has a P/E ratio of 319.7. Currently there are 11 analysts that rate MedAssets a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MedAssets as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk, disappointing return on equity and weak operating cash flow. Get the full MedAssets Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA) - FREE Research Report

Lowder Thomas H who is Director at Mid-America Apartment Communities sold 77,959 shares at $62.39 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 509,552 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 13.27% with the 77,959-share transaction.

Lowder James K who is Director at Mid-America Apartment Communities sold 43,961 shares at $63.07 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 243,716 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 15.28% with the 43,961-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $62.74, down $0.33, or 0.53% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mid-America Apartment Communities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 96
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 35,265
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,096
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,265
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,096
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 35,265

The average volume for Mid-America Apartment Communities has been 490,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a market cap of $4.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 3.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It is engaged in acquisition, redevelopment, new development, property management, and disposition of multifamily apartment communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.63%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Mid-America Apartment Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mid-America Apartment Communities as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Mid-America Apartment Communities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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General Electric (GE) - FREE Research Report

Beattie William G who is Director at General Electric bought 2,000 shares at $25.47 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 35,266 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.01% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $25.03, down $0.44, or 1.76% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for General Electric go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 67,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 67,000

The average volume for General Electric has been 37.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. General Electric has a market cap of $261.2 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and industrial industry. Shares are down 10.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

General Electric Company operates as an infrastructure and financial services company worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.41%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.7. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate General Electric a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates General Electric as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its increase in stock price during the past year, growth in earnings per share, revenue growth and increase 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 General Electric Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Power Integrations (POWI) - FREE Research Report

Balakrishnan Balu who is President and CEO at Power Integrations sold 4,826 shares at $60.94 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and CEO owned 103,962 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.44% with the 4,826-share transaction.

Tomlin John who is VP of Operations at Power Integrations sold 1,236 shares at $60.73 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Operations owned 19,764 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.89% with the 1,236-share transaction.

Walker Clifford who is VP Corporate Development at Power Integrations sold 1,237 shares at $60.73 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Corporate Development owned 41,672 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.88% with the 1,237-share transaction.

Nayyar Sandeep who is Chief Financial Officer at Power Integrations sold 1,426 shares at $60.73 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 25,813 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.24% with the 1,426-share transaction.

Bailey Doug who is VP Marketing at Power Integrations sold 1,145 shares at $60.73 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Marketing owned 17,730 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.07% with the 1,145-share transaction.

Sutherland Ben who is VP of Sales at Power Integrations sold 1,052 shares at $60.90 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Sales owned 15,658 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.3% with the 1,052-share transaction.

Matthews David MH who is VP of Product Development at Power Integrations sold 1,052 shares at $60.90 on Jan. 24, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Product Development owned 14,988 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.56% with the 1,052-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $59.94, down $0.96, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Power Integrations go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 5,446
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 6,102
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,914

The average volume for Power Integrations has been 201,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Power Integrations has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.61% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Power Integrations, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets analog and mixed-signal integrated circuits (ICs), and other electronic components and circuitry used in high-voltage power conversion. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.52%. The company has a P/E ratio of 36.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Power Integrations a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Power Integrations 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, solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. Get the full Power Integrations Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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