Insider Trading Alert - VMW, KEX, STX, ISRG And ARE Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 10, 2014, 89 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $310.00 to $48,325,837.35.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

VMware (VMW) - FREE Research Report

Eschenbach Carl M. who is President and COO at VMware sold 6,001 shares at $90.27 on Feb. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the President and COO owned 100,790 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 5.62% with the 6,001-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $93.21, up $2.94, or 3.15% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for VMware go as follows:

  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,254
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 3,254

The average volume for VMware has been 2.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. VMware has a market cap of $12.0 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are up 3.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

VMware, Inc. provides virtualization infrastructure solutions in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 27.2. Currently there are 18 analysts that rate VMware a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates VMware 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, increase in stock price during the past year, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. Although no company is perfect, currently we do not see any significant weaknesses which are likely to detract from the generally positive outlook. Get the full VMware Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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