Insider Trading Alert - IBM, MXIM, FLO, CLH And DOW Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 11, 2014, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $74.70 to $30,815,350.22.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

International Business Machines (IBM) - FREE Research Report

Adkins Rodney C who is Senior Vice President at International Business Machines sold 11,731 shares at $177.00 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Senior Vice President owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 11,731-share transaction.

Kavanaugh James J who is VP, Controller at International Business Machines sold 5,650 shares at $176.97 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Controller owned 15,352 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 26.9% with the 5,650-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $180.77, up $3.80, or 2.1% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for International Business Machines go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 698
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 18,456
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 26,982

The average volume for International Business Machines has been 5.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. International Business Machines has a market cap of $192.3 billion and is part of the technology sector and computer software & services industry. Shares are down 4.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

International Business Machines Corporation provides information technology (IT) products and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.15%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate International Business Machines a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates International Business Machines as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, increase in net income, good cash flow from operations 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 International Business Machines Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Maxim Integrated Products (MXIM) - FREE Research Report

Medlin Edwin who is VP, General Counsel at Maxim Integrated Products sold 3,000 shares at $30.21 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, General Counsel owned 40,585 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 6.88% with the 3,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $30.63, up $0.42, or 1.37% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Maxim Integrated Products go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 21,475
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 26,475
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 54,121

The average volume for Maxim Integrated Products has been 3.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Maxim Integrated Products has a market cap of $8.5 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 8.49% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Maxim Integrated Products, Inc. designs, develops, manufactures, and markets various linear and mixed-signal integrated circuits worldwide. The company also provides a range of high-frequency process technologies and capabilities for use in custom designs. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.44%. The company has a P/E ratio of 22.6. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Maxim Integrated Products a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 12 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Maxim Integrated Products as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Maxim Integrated Products Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Flowers Foods (FLO) - FREE Research Report

Burke Franklin L who is Director at Flowers Foods bought 3,790 shares at $19.43 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 127,795 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 3.06% with the 3,790-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.92, up $0.49, or 2.46% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Flowers Foods has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Flowers Foods has a market cap of $4.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and food & beverage industry. Shares are down 8.76% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Flowers Foods, Inc. produces and markets packaged bakery foods in the United States. It operates in two segments, Direct-Store-Delivery (DSD) and Warehouse Delivery. The DSD segment produces fresh bakery foods, including fresh breads, buns, rolls, tortillas, and snack cakes. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.32%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.4. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Flowers Foods a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Flowers Foods as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Flowers Foods Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Clean Harbors (CLH) - FREE Research Report

Battles Michael Louis who is Svp & Cao at Clean Harbors sold 2,000 shares at $59.30 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Svp & Cao owned 6,558 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 23.37% with the 2,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $55.53, down $3.77, or 6.79% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Clean Harbors go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 24,855
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 24,855
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 125,855

The average volume for Clean Harbors has been 585,700 shares per day over the past 30 days. Clean Harbors has a market cap of $3.3 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and materials & construction industry. Shares are down 8.14% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Clean Harbors, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides environmental, energy, and industrial services in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada, and internationally. It operates in four segments: Technical Services, Field Services, Industrial Services, and Oil and Gas Field Services. The company has a P/E ratio of 24.1. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Clean Harbors a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Clean Harbors 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, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and compelling growth in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Clean Harbors Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Dow Chemical (DOW) - FREE Research Report

Edmonds Ronald C who is Vice President and Controller at Dow Chemical sold 10,000 shares at $45.78 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Vice President and Controller owned 61,119 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 14.06% with the 10,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $46.14, up $0.36, or 0.77% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Dow Chemical has been 10.8 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dow Chemical has a market cap of $55.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products for use as raw materials worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.23%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.5. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Dow Chemical a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Dow Chemical as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Dow Chemical Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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