Insider Trading Alert - PHM, LEG, TUP, GWRE And MU 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:

PulteGroup (PHM) - FREE Research Report

Ossowski James L who is VP Finance & Controller at PulteGroup sold 15,566 shares at $20.17 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP Finance & Controller owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 15,566-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.25, down $0.92, or 4.8% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for PulteGroup go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 10,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 10,000

The average volume for PulteGroup has been 7.3 million shares per day over the past 30 days. PulteGroup has a market cap of $7.5 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 2.45% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

PulteGroup, Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in homebuilding and financial services businesses primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.02%. The company has a P/E ratio of 2.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate PulteGroup a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates PulteGroup as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full PulteGroup Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Leggett & Platt (LEG) - FREE Research Report

Flanigan Matthew C who is Executive Vice President - CFO at Leggett & Platt sold 20,000 shares at $30.02 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President - CFO owned 252,593 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 7.34% with the 20,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $29.32, down $0.70, or 2.39% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Leggett & Platt go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 8,500

The average volume for Leggett & Platt has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Leggett & Platt has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are down 4.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Leggett & Platt, Incorporated designs and produces various engineered components and products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.13%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.9. Currently there are no analysts that rate Leggett & Platt a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Leggett & Platt as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Leggett & Platt Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) - FREE Research Report

Poteshman Michael S who is Executive Vice President & CFO at Tupperware Brands Corporation sold 2,000 shares at $78.10 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President & CFO owned 34,576 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.47% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.84, down $2.26, or 2.98% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tupperware Brands Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 15,000

The average volume for Tupperware Brands Corporation has been 520,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 18.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct seller of various products across a range of brands and categories through an independent sales force worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.62%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.0. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Tupperware Brands Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tupperware Brands Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and increase in stock price during the past year. 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 Tupperware Brands Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Guidewire Software (GWRE) - FREE Research Report

Conway Craig who is Director at Guidewire Software sold 12,000 shares at $45.58 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 179,472 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.27% with the 12,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.33, down $1.25, or 2.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Guidewire Software go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 38,922
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 221,853
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 575,241

The average volume for Guidewire Software has been 440,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Guidewire Software has a market cap of $3.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 7.85% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Guidewire Software, Inc. provides system software to the property and casualty (P&C) insurance industry primarily in the United States, Canada, Australia, the United Kingdom, and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 751.8. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Guidewire Software a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Guidewire Software as a hold. 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 and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including deteriorating net income, disappointing return on equity and feeble growth in the company's earnings per share. Get the full Guidewire Software Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Micron Technology (MU) - FREE Research Report

Bailey Robert L who is Director at Micron Technology sold 2,000 shares at $23.06 on Feb. 4, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 135,751 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.45% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $22.86, down $0.20, or 0.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Micron Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 348,492
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 570,695
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.2 million

The average volume for Micron Technology has been 38.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Micron Technology has a market cap of $24.2 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 4.87% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently there are 11 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 the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Micron Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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