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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Kirby (KEX) - FREE Research Report

Farley James F. who is President Kirby Offshore Marin at Kirby sold 1,000 shares at $100.00 on Feb. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the President Kirby Offshore Marin owned 28,052 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.44% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $98.40, down $1.60, or 1.63% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Kirby go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 2,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 3,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 209,473

The average volume for Kirby has been 340,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Kirby has a market cap of $5.6 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are down 1.52% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Kirby Corporation, through its subsidiaries, provides marine transportation and diesel engine services primarily in the United States. Its Marine Transportation segment provides transportation services for the inland and coastal markets. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Kirby a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Kirby as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins and solid stock price performance. Although the company may harbor some minor weaknesses, we feel they are unlikely to have a significant impact on results. Get the full Kirby Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Seagate Technology (STX) - FREE Research Report

Luczo Stephen J who is Chairman and CEO at Seagate Technology sold 60,000 shares at $49.05 on Feb. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman and CEO owned 1.6 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.65% with the 60,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $49.47, up $0.42, or 0.84% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Seagate Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,742
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,742
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 15,998
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,742
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 219,139

The average volume for Seagate Technology has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Seagate Technology has a market cap of $16.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer hardware industry. Shares are down 11.82% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Seagate Technology Public Limited Company designs, manufactures, and sells electronic data storage products. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.47%. The company has a P/E ratio of 11.1. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Seagate Technology a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Seagate Technology as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, good cash flow from operations 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 Seagate Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Intuitive Surgical (ISRG) - FREE Research Report

Samath Jamie who is VP & Prin Accounting Officer at Intuitive Surgical sold 66 shares at $414.00 on Feb. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP & Prin Accounting Officer owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 66-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $429.51, up $15.51, or 3.61% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Intuitive Surgical has been 511,500 shares per day over the past 30 days. Intuitive Surgical has a market cap of $15.9 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are up 8.75% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Intuitive Surgical, Inc. designs, manufactures, and markets da Vinci surgical systems, and related instruments and accessories. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.0. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Intuitive Surgical a buy, 4 analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Intuitive Surgical as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, notable return on equity, good cash flow from operations, expanding profit margins and growth in earnings per share. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Intuitive Surgical Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) - FREE Research Report

Richardson James H who is Director at Alexandria Real Estate Equities sold 2,500 shares at $71.00 on Feb. 10, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 115,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 2.13% with the 2,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $71.81, up $0.81, or 1.13% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Alexandria Real Estate Equities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 4,500
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 14,500
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 31,500

The average volume for Alexandria Real Estate Equities has been 466,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Alexandria Real Estate Equities has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 12.64% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Monday.

Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc., a real estate investment trust (REIT), engages in the ownership, operation, management, development, acquisition, and redevelopment of properties for the life sciences industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.85%. The company has a P/E ratio of 44.5. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Alexandria Real Estate Equities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Alexandria Real Estate Equities 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 and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had lackluster performance in the stock itself. Get the full Alexandria Real Estate Equities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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