Insider Trading Alert - TWTC, TER, PSMT, EPAM And OPK Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Jan. 28, 2014, 72 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $440.99 to $7,539,344.56.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

tw telecom inc (TWTC) - FREE Research Report

Attorri Gregory J who is Director at tw telecom inc sold 1,750 shares at $30.17 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 43,319 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.88% with the 1,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.24, down $0.93, or 3.18% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for tw telecom inc go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 11,500

The average volume for tw telecom inc has been 829,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tw telecom inc has a market cap of $4.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and telecommunications industry. Shares are down 2.99% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

tw telecom inc. engages in the provision of managed network services in the United States. The company offers data networking, converged, Internet protocol based virtual private network (IP VPN), and Internet access services. The company has a P/E ratio of 119.3. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate tw telecom inc a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates tw telecom inc as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and premium valuation. Get the full tw telecom inc Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Teradyne (TER) - FREE Research Report

Christman Daniel W who is Director at Teradyne sold 5,528 shares at $19.54 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,089 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 37.82% with the 5,528-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $18.91, down $0.63, or 3.31% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Teradyne has been 3.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Teradyne has a market cap of $3.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 8.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Teradyne, Inc. provides automatic test equipment worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Semiconductor Test, Systems Test Group, and Wireless Test. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 17.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Teradyne a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Teradyne 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, reasonable valuation levels, 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 Teradyne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Pricesmart (PSMT) - FREE Research Report

Hildebrandt John D who is EVP -- Operations at Pricesmart sold 3,506 shares at $94.62 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the EVP -- Operations owned 18,088 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.24% with the 3,506-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $91.87, down $2.75, or 3% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pricesmart go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,058

The average volume for Pricesmart has been 166,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. Pricesmart has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the services sector and retail industry. Shares are down 19.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

PriceSmart, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, owns and operates membership shopping warehouse clubs in Latin American and Caribbean. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.75%. The company has a P/E ratio of 33.1. Currently there are no analysts that rate Pricesmart a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pricesmart as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Pricesmart Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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EPAM Systems (EPAM) - FREE Research Report

Robb Karl who is President of EU Operations,EVP at EPAM Systems sold 58,700 shares at $40.29 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the President of EU Operations,EVP owned 48,700 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 54.66% with the 58,700-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $40.92, up $0.63, or 1.55% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for EPAM Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 2.5 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 5.5 million

The average volume for EPAM Systems has been 357,300 shares per day over the past 30 days. EPAM Systems has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 19.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

EPAM Systems, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, primarily provides software product development services worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 32.3. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate EPAM Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and none rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates EPAM Systems 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 growth in earnings per share. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's return on equity has been disappointing. Get the full EPAM Systems 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 584,500 shares at $8.06 on Jan. 28, 2014. Following this transaction, the CEO & Chairman owned 138.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.42% with the 584,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $8.02, down $0.04, or 0.47% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Opko Health go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 46,730
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 46,730
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,730

The average volume for Opko Health has been 4.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Opko Health has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 3.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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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