Insider Trading Alert - POWI, ALNY, LLL, TAL And MDP Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 4, 2014, 131 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $408.12 to $109,651,973.50.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Power Integrations (POWI) - FREE Research Report

Barsan Radu who is VP of Technology, Engineering at Power Integrations sold 2,110 shares at $58.58 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Technology, Engineering owned 24,813 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.84% with the 2,110-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.78, down $2.80, or 5.01% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Power Integrations go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 11,974
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,420
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 19,273

The average volume for Power Integrations has been 194,900 shares per day over the past 30 days. Power Integrations has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 2.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 0.7%. The company has a P/E ratio of 23.3. 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, compelling growth in net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. 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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Alnylam Pharmaceuticals (ALNY) - FREE Research Report

Mason Michael who is VP, Finance and Treasurer at Alnylam Pharmaceuticals sold 3,750 shares at $78.66 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Finance and Treasurer owned 1,537 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 70.93% with the 3,750-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $73.94, down $4.72, or 6.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,890
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 7,890
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 7,890

The average volume for Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has been 673,400 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alnylam Pharmaceuticals has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the health care sector and drugs industry. Shares are up 21.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, engages in discovering, developing, and commercializing novel therapeutics based on RNA interference (RNAi). Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alnylam Pharmaceuticals a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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

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L-3 Communications Holdings (LLL) - FREE Research Report

Washkowitz Alan H who is Director at L-3 Communications Holdings sold 2,000 shares at $108.78 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 37,413 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.07% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $107.62, down $1.16, or 1.08% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for L-3 Communications Holdings has been 599,200 shares per day over the past 30 days. L-3 Communications Holdings has a market cap of $9.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 1.38% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

L-3 Communications Holdings, Inc. provides command, control, communications, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (C3ISR) systems; aircraft modernization and maintenance; and government services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.03%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.7. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate L-3 Communications Holdings a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates L-3 Communications Holdings 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 and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full L-3 Communications Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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TAL International Group (TAL) - FREE Research Report

Pearlin Marc who is VP, General Counsel & Secretar at TAL International Group sold 2,000 shares at $42.09 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel & Secretar owned 35,026 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.4% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $42.05, down $0.04, or 0.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for TAL International Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,293
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 42,293

The average volume for TAL International Group has been 568,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. TAL International Group has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector and diversified services industry. Shares are down 25.23% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TAL International Group, Inc. engages in leasing intermodal containers and chassis worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Equipment Leasing and Equipment Trading. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 6.68%. The company has a P/E ratio of 9.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate TAL International Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates TAL International Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, attractive valuation levels, growth in earnings per share 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 TAL International Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Meredith Corporation (MDP) - FREE Research Report

Zieser John S who is Chief Development Officer at Meredith Corporation sold 9,747 shares at $45.42 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Development Officer owned 166 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 98.33% with the 9,747-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $43.30, down $2.12, or 4.9% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Meredith Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,719
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,719
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1,719

The average volume for Meredith Corporation has been 319,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Meredith Corporation has a market cap of $1.6 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 15.73% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Meredith Corporation, a media and marketing company, is engaged in magazine publishing and related brand licensing, television broadcasting, digital and customer relationship marketing, digital and mobile media, and video creation operations in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.93%. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.9. Currently there are no analysts that rate Meredith Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Meredith Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures 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 Meredith Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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