Insider Trading Alert - TUP, NOC And MAA Traded By Insiders

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Yesterday, Feb. 13, 2014, 117 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $1,198.88 to $4,397,881,850,959.55.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

Tupperware Brands Corporation (TUP) - FREE Research Report

Parker David R who is Director at Tupperware Brands Corporation sold 500 shares at $77.84 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 25,982 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 1.89% with the 500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $77.69, down $0.15, or 0.19% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Tupperware Brands Corporation go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 31,246
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 35,246
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 46,246

The average volume for Tupperware Brands Corporation has been 573,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. Tupperware Brands Corporation has a market cap of $3.9 billion and is part of the consumer goods sector and consumer non-durables industry. Shares are down 17.63% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Tupperware Brands Corporation operates as a direct seller of various products across a range of brands and categories through an independent sales force worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 3.5%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.6. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Tupperware Brands Corporation a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 5 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Tupperware Brands Corporation as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, revenue growth, notable return on equity, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had generally high debt management risk by most measures that we evaluated. Get the full Tupperware Brands Corporation Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Northrop Grumman (NOC) - FREE Research Report

Palmer James F who is Corp. VP & CFO at Northrop Grumman sold 21,190 shares at $115.93 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Corp. VP & CFO owned 175,704 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 10.76% with the 21,190-share transaction.

Bush Wesley G who is Chairman, CEO and President at Northrop Grumman sold 30,000 shares at $115.92 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chairman, CEO and President owned 60,000 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 33.33% with the 30,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $119.19, up $3.27, or 2.75% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Northrop Grumman go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 12,090
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 12,090
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 1,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 29,703

The average volume for Northrop Grumman has been 1.5 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Northrop Grumman has a market cap of $25.6 billion and is part of the industrial goods sector and aerospace/defense industry. Shares are up 3.71% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Northrop Grumman Corporation provides systems, products, and solutions in aerospace, electronics, information systems, and technical service areas to government and commercial customers worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.07%. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.1. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Northrop Grumman a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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

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Mid-America Apartment Communities (MAA) - FREE Research Report

Lowder Thomas H who is Director at Mid-America Apartment Communities sold 140,000 shares at $67.18 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 193,571 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 41.97% with the 140,000-share transaction.

Lowder James K who is Director at Mid-America Apartment Communities sold 70,000 shares at $67.14 on Feb. 13, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 77,287 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 47.53% with the 70,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $67.49, up $0.35, or 0.52% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Mid-America Apartment Communities go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares bought: 96
  • 4-Week # shares sold: 280,000
  • 12-Week # shares bought: 10,096
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 280,000
  • 24-Week # shares bought: 10,096
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 280,000

The average volume for Mid-America Apartment Communities has been 530,800 shares per day over the past 30 days. Mid-America Apartment Communities has a market cap of $5.0 billion and is part of the financial sector and real estate industry. Shares are up 11.11% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday.

Mid-America Apartment Communities, Inc. is an independent real estate investment trust. The firm invests in the real estate markets of the United States. It is engaged in acquisition, redevelopment, new development, property management, and disposition of multifamily apartment communities. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 4.33%. The company has a P/E ratio of 30.0. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Mid-America Apartment Communities a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Mid-America Apartment Communities as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth and increase in stock price during the past year. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including unimpressive growth in net income, disappointing return on equity and poor profit margins. Get the full Mid-America Apartment Communities Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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