Insider Trading Alert - PRXL, POWI, UAL, MTB And AZPN 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:

Parexel International Corporation (PRXL) - FREE Research Report

Lindop Christopher J who is Director at Parexel International Corporation sold 10,000 shares at $49.00 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 29,593 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 25.26% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.57, up $0.57, or 1.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Parexel International Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 13,529
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 13,529
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 5,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 25,529

The average volume for Parexel International Corporation has been 679,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Parexel International Corporation has a market cap of $2.8 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 10.18% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

PAREXEL International Corporation, a biopharmaceutical services company, provides clinical research, medical communications, consulting, commercialization, and advanced technology products and services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device industries worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.4. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Parexel International Corporation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Parexel International Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, solid stock price performance and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Parexel International Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Power Integrations (POWI) - FREE Research Report

Barsan Radu who is VP of Technology, Engineering at Power Integrations sold 2,791 shares at $56.92 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP of Technology, Engineering owned 21,669 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 11.41% with the 2,791-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $58.47, up $1.55, or 2.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Power Integrations go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 14,437
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 19,883
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 21,736

The average volume for Power Integrations has been 208,600 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 2.81% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

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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United Continental Holdings (UAL) - FREE Research Report

Isaacson Walter who is Director at United Continental Holdings sold 5,000 shares at $44.01 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 5,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 50% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.99, up $0.98, or 2.17% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for United Continental Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 7,800
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 16,854

The average volume for United Continental Holdings has been 5.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. United Continental Holdings has a market cap of $15.8 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 19.03% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

United Continental Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides passenger and cargo air transportation services. The company operates in six continents from its hubs in Chicago, Cleveland, Denver, Guam, Houston, Los Angeles, New York/Newark, San Francisco, Tokyo, and Washington, D.C. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.4. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate United Continental Holdings a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates United Continental Holdings as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth and solid stock price performance. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the company's profit margins have been poor overall. Get the full United Continental Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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M&T Bank (MTB) - FREE Research Report

Braunscheidel Stephen J who is Executive Vice President at M&T Bank sold 1,985 shares at $110.73 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 16,493 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.74% with the 1,985-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $112.55, up $1.82, or 1.62% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for M&T Bank go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 970
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 970
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 970

The average volume for M&T Bank has been 1.0 million shares per day over the past 30 days. M&T Bank has a market cap of $14.5 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 3.44% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

M&T Bank Corporation operates as the holding company for M&T Bank that provide commercial and retail banking services to individuals, corporations, and other businesses and institutions. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.51%. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.9. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate M&T Bank a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 13 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates M&T Bank as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, notable return on equity and increase in stock price during the past year. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full M&T Bank Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Aspen Technology (AZPN) - FREE Research Report

Casey Donald P who is Director at Aspen Technology sold 5,000 shares at $44.16 on Feb. 6, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 7,064 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 41.45% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.17, up $0.01, or 0.03% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Aspen Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 700
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 144,608

The average volume for Aspen Technology has been 457,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Aspen Technology has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 5.31% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Aspen Technology, Inc. provides process optimization software solutions to manage and optimize plant and process design, operational performance, and supply chain planning internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 60.3. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Aspen Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Aspen Technology 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 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 Aspen Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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