Insider Trading Alert - CTSH, MU, MA, NVR And GCI Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 6, 2014, 94 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $10.00 to $112,871,879.20.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation (CTSH) - FREE Research Report

Frank Malcolm who is Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing at Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation sold 854 shares at $96.29 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec. VP, Strategy & Marketing owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 854-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $95.79, down $0.50, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 7,275
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 39,178
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 7,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 158,140

The average volume for Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has been 1.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation has a market cap of $28.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 5.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation provides information technology (IT), consulting, and business process outsourcing services worldwide. The company operates through four segments: Financial Services; Healthcare; Manufacturing, Retail, and Logistics; and Other. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.2. Currently there are 13 analysts that rate Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Cognizant Technology Solutions 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, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Micron Technology (MU) - FREE Research Report

Mondry Lawrence N who is Director at Micron Technology sold 10,000 shares at $23.22 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 210,834 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.53% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.36, up $1.14, or 4.68% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Micron Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 182,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 513,492
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.2 million

The average volume for Micron Technology has been 38.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Micron Technology has a market cap of $24.7 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 7.17% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Micron Technology, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets semiconductor solutions worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.7. 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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MasterCard Incorporated (MA) - FREE Research Report

MasterCard Foundation who is 10% Owner at MasterCard Incorporated sold 404,760 shares at $73.41 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the 10% Owner owned 119.2 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.34% with the 404,760-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $75.59, up $2.18, or 2.89% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for MasterCard Incorporated go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 1.2 million
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 1.2 million
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 1.2 million

The average volume for MasterCard Incorporated has been 7.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. MasterCard Incorporated has a market cap of $84.3 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 10.35% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

MasterCard Incorporated, together with its subsidiaries, provides transaction processing and other payment-related services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.6%. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.8. Currently there are 17 analysts that rate MasterCard Incorporated a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates MasterCard Incorporated 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, increase in net income, expanding profit margins and good cash flow from operations. 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 MasterCard Incorporated Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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NVR (NVR) - FREE Research Report

Malzahn Daniel David who is Chief Financial Officer at NVR sold 1,000 shares at $1,160.62 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 3,225 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.67% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $1,179.79, up $19.17, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for NVR go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,024
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 9,524
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 50
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 9,524

The average volume for NVR has been 46,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. NVR has a market cap of $5.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 14.05% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

NVR, Inc. operates as a homebuilder in the United States. The company engages in the construction and sale of single-family detached homes, townhomes, and condominium buildings under the trade names of Ryan Homes, NVHomes, Fox Ridge Homes, and Heartland Homes. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates NVR a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates NVR 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, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full NVR Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Gannett (GCI) - FREE Research Report

Prophet Tony A who is Director at Gannett bought 2,000 shares at $27.37 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 2,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $27.84, up $0.47, or 1.69% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Gannett go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,454
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,454
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 13,454

The average volume for Gannett has been 2.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Gannett has a market cap of $6.1 billion and is part of the services sector and media industry. Shares are down 6.69% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Gannett Co., Inc. operates as a media and marketing solutions company in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Publishing, Digital, and Broadcasting. The Publishing Segment operates 82 U.S. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.97%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Gannett a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Gannett 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, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Gannett Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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