Insider Trading Alert - RYL, KLAC, RFMD, WTFC And EWBC Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Feb. 7, 2014, 95 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $413.92 to $325,011,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Ryland Group (RYL) - FREE Research Report

Jews William L who is Chairman of the Board at Ryland Group sold 11,000 shares at $45.00 on Feb. 7, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman of the Board owned 37,761 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 22.56% with the 11,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $44.94, down $0.06, or 0.13% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Ryland Group has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ryland Group has a market cap of $2.1 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are up 3.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Ryland Group, Inc. operates as a homebuilder and a mortgage-finance company in the United States. It engages in the design, construction, and sale of homes, as well as provides mortgage origination, title insurance, escrow, and insurance services. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 0.27%. The company has a P/E ratio of 6.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Ryland Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ryland Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, notable return on equity and attractive valuation levels. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Ryland Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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