Insider Trading Alert - ALGN, KNX, MTB, PBI And UNM 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:

Align Technology (ALGN) - FREE Research Report

Erfurth Jennifer who is VP, Global HR at Align Technology sold 3,144 shares at $55.34 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the VP, Global HR owned 0 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 100% with the 3,144-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.93, down $0.41, or 0.74% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Align Technology go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 32,692
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 38,692
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 4.7 million

The average volume for Align Technology has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Align Technology has a market cap of $4.4 billion and is part of the health care sector and health services industry. Shares are down 3.41% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Align Technology, Inc. operates as a medical device company primarily in the United States and internationally. The company has a P/E ratio of 70.5. Currently there are 5 analysts that rate Align Technology a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Align 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, growth in earnings per share, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. 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 Align Technology Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Knight Transportation (KNX) - FREE Research Report

Knight Kevin P who is Chief Executive Officer at Knight Transportation sold 3,118 shares at $21.51 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Executive Officer owned 4.4 million shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.07% with the 3,118-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $21.49, down $0.02, or 0.09% since the insider transaction.

The average volume for Knight Transportation has been 656,000 shares per day over the past 30 days. Knight Transportation has a market cap of $1.7 billion and is part of the services sector and transportation industry. Shares are up 17.94% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Knight Transportation, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a short to medium-haul truckload carrier of general commodities primarily in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.11%. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.1. Currently there are 8 analysts that rate Knight Transportation a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Knight Transportation 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, increase in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Knight Transportation 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 7,000 shares at $112.50 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 1,091 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 86.52% with the 7,000-share transaction.

Martocci Gino A. who is Executive Vice President at M&T Bank sold 534 shares at $113.01 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Executive Vice President owned 11,268 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.52% with the 534-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $113.76, up $0.75, or 0.66% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for M&T Bank go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 17,352
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 17,352
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 17,352

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 $14.7 billion and is part of the financial sector and banking industry. Shares are down 2.09% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

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 2.48%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.0. 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, increase in stock price during the past year, notable return on equity and reasonable valuation levels. 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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Pitney Bowes (PBI) - FREE Research Report

Hutcheson Stewart D who is Director at Pitney Bowes bought 5,000 shares at $25.26 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 9,256 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 117.48% with the 5,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $24.87, down $0.39, or 1.58% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Pitney Bowes go as follows:

  • 24-Week # shares bought: 15,000

The average volume for Pitney Bowes has been 3.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Pitney Bowes has a market cap of $5.1 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer durables industry. Shares are up 8.07% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Pitney Bowes Inc. provides software, hardware, and services to enable physical and digital communications in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.99%. The company has a P/E ratio of 13.3. Currently there is 1 analyst that rates Pitney Bowes a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 2 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Pitney Bowes as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, expanding profit margins 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 Pitney Bowes Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Unum Group (UNM) - FREE Research Report

MacMillan A S who is Director at Unum Group sold 1,000 shares at $32.83 on Feb. 11, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 19,413 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 4.9% with the 1,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $33.44, up $0.61, or 1.81% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Unum Group go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 62,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 72,655
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 133,991

The average volume for Unum Group has been 1.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Unum Group has a market cap of $8.6 billion and is part of the financial sector and insurance industry. Shares are down 5.39% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Unum Group, together with its subsidiaries, provides group and individual disability insurance products primarily in the United States and the United Kingdom. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.76%. The company has a P/E ratio of 10.2. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Unum Group a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Unum Group as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, attractive valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full Unum Group Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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