Insider Trading Alert - ADBE, IBM, SNDK, AIV And COF Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Jan. 31, 2014, 83 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $72.21 to $38,045,742.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Adobe Systems (ADBE) - FREE Research Report

Rencher Bradley who is SVP & GM, Digital Marketing at Adobe Systems sold 20,000 shares at $59.63 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the SVP & GM, Digital Marketing owned 42,181 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 32.16% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.54, down $1.09, or 1.85% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Adobe Systems go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,899
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 29,909
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 77,649

The average volume for Adobe Systems has been 3.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Adobe Systems has a market cap of $29.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 1.15% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Adobe Systems Incorporated operates as a diversified software company worldwide. It operates in three segments: Digital Media, Digital Marketing, and Print and Publishing. The company has a P/E ratio of 106.0. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Adobe Systems a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Adobe Systems as a hold. 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 and solid stock price performance. 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 Adobe Systems Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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International Business Machines (IBM) - FREE Research Report

Clementi Erich who is Senior Vice President at International Business Machines sold 0 shares at $177.42 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 32,305 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0% with the 0-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $175.19, down $2.23, or 1.27% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Business Machines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,758
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,284
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,284

The average volume for International Business Machines has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Business Machines has a market cap of $192.6 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 5.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.14%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate International Business Machines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Business Machines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase 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 International Business Machines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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SanDisk (SNDK) - FREE Research Report

Gomo Steven J who is Director at SanDisk sold 10,000 shares at $70.56 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,377 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 57.55% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $69.45, down $1.11, or 1.6% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for SanDisk go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 16,611
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 16,611

The average volume for SanDisk has been 3.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. SanDisk has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 1.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Sandisk Corporation designs, develops, manufactures, and markets flash storage card products that are used in various consumer electronics products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.28%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.2. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate SanDisk a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates SanDisk 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full SanDisk Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Apartment Investment & Management (AIV) - FREE Research Report

Cortez Miles who is Executive Vice President at Apartment Investment & Management sold 2,973 shares at $27.49 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 132,483 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.19% with the 2,973-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.81, up $0.32, or 1.14% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Apartment Investment & Management go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 100,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 100,000

The average volume for Apartment Investment & Management has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Apartment Investment & Management has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 7.91% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Apartment Investment and Management Company is a real estate investment trust. The firm engages in the acquisition, ownership, management, and redevelopment of apartment properties. It invests in real estate markets of United States. The firm primarily invests in apartment properties. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.74%. The company has a P/E ratio of 397.6. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Apartment Investment & Management a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Apartment Investment & Management as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and revenue growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins. Get the full Apartment Investment & Management Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Capital One Financial (COF) - FREE Research Report

Borgmann Kevin S. who is Chief Risk Officer at Capital One Financial sold 2,866 shares at $70.67 on Jan. 31, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Risk Officer owned 21,952 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.55% with the 2,866-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $70.10, down $0.57, or 0.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Capital One Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,104
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 568,205
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 578,456

The average volume for Capital One Financial has been 3.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Capital One Financial has a market cap of $40.9 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 7.83% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Capital One Financial Corporation operates as the bank holding company for the Capital One Bank (USA), National Association (COBNA); and Capital One, National Association (CONA), which provide various financial products and services in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.69%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.7. Currently there are 16 analysts that rate Capital One Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Capital One Financial as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Capital One Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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