Insider Trading Alert - KWK, ROVI, HSY, CYBX And LRCX Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 5, 2014, 146 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $51.84 to $26,546,700.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Quicksilver Resources (KWK) - FREE Research Report

Darden Thomas F who is Director at Quicksilver Resources sold 15,000 shares at $3.10 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.27% with the 15,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $3.35, up $0.25, or 7.51% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Quicksilver Resources go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 15,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 20,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 50,000

The average volume for Quicksilver Resources has been 3.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Quicksilver Resources has a market cap of $588.0 million and is part of the basic materials sector and energy industry. Shares are up 9.12% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Quicksilver Resources Inc., an independent oil and gas company, engages in the acquisition, exploration, development, production, and sale of natural gas, natural gas liquids, and oil in North America. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Quicksilver Resources a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Quicksilver Resources as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Quicksilver Resources Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Rovi (ROVI) - FREE Research Report

Sergeeff Pamela A. who is Evp, General Counsel at Rovi sold 1,326 shares at $20.87 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Evp, General Counsel owned 49,996 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.58% with the 1,326-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.02, up $0.15, or 0.71% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Rovi go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 25,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 27,607

The average volume for Rovi has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Rovi has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 6.04% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Rovi Corporation provides integrated solutions that enable the discovery, delivery, display, and monetization of digital entertainment. The company has a P/E ratio of 114.6. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Rovi a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Rovi as a sell. Among the areas we feel are negative, one of the most important has been weak operating cash flow. Get the full Rovi Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Hershey Company (HSY) - FREE Research Report

Nevels James E who is Director at Hershey Company sold 13,403 shares at $98.80 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 10,262 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 56.64% with the 13,403-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $100.39, up $1.59, or 1.59% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Hershey Company go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 900
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 900
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,600

The average volume for Hershey Company has been 784,100 shares per day over the past 30 days. Hershey Company has a market cap of $16.3 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are up 3.58% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

The Hershey Company, together with its subsidiaries, engages in manufacturing, marketing, selling, and distributing various chocolate and confectionery products, pantry items, and gum and mint refreshment products worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 26.9. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Hershey Company a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Hershey Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income, solid stock price performance and expanding profit margins. 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 Hershey Company Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Cyberonics (CYBX) - FREE Research Report

Wise David S who is SR VP & Chief Admin Officer at Cyberonics sold 2,000 shares at $65.57 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the SR VP & Chief Admin Officer owned 79,055 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.47% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $65.58, up $0.01, or 0.02% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cyberonics go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 37,911
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 66,361

The average volume for Cyberonics has been 254,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Cyberonics has a market cap of $1.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 1.46% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Cyberonics, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, engages in the design, development, marketing, and sale of implantable medical devices to hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. The company has a P/E ratio of 38.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Cyberonics a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cyberonics 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. 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 Cyberonics Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Lam Research Corporation (LRCX) - FREE Research Report

Heckart Christine who is Director at Lam Research Corporation sold 383 shares at $49.85 on Feb. 5, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 15,293 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.44% with the 383-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $50.48, up $0.63, or 1.25% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Lam Research Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 52,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 83,589

The average volume for Lam Research Corporation has been 1.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Lam Research Corporation has a market cap of $8.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are down 8.26% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

Lam Research Corporation designs, manufactures, markets, refurbishes, and services semiconductor processing equipment used in the fabrication of integrated circuits. The company offers plasma etch products that remove materials from the wafer to create the features and patterns of a device. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Lam Research Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Lam Research Corporation as a buy. 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, solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Lam Research Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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