Insider Trading Alert - LPLA, AMP And TER Traded By Insiders

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Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, 110 U.S. common stocks issued filings of shares being bought or sold by insiders. The transactions ranged in value from $2,636.40 to $128,200,000.00.

Highlighted Stocks Traded by Insiders:

LPL Financial Holdings (LPLA) - FREE Research Report

Arnold Dan H. who is Chief Financial Officer at LPL Financial Holdings sold 70,000 shares at $52.00 on Feb. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Chief Financial Officer owned 173,521 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 28.74% with the 70,000-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $54.58, up $2.58, or 4.73% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for LPL Financial Holdings go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 70,000
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 190,000
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 251,000

The average volume for LPL Financial Holdings has been 860,600 shares per day over the past 30 days. LPL Financial Holdings has a market cap of $5.4 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are up 13.3% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

LPL Financial Holdings Inc. provides an integrated platform of brokerage and investment advisory services to independent financial advisors and financial advisors at financial institutions in the United States. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.8%. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.9. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate LPL Financial Holdings a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates LPL Financial Holdings 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 solid stock price performance. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full LPL Financial Holdings Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Ameriprise Financial (AMP) - FREE Research Report

Hunter Kelli A who is Exec VP of Human Resources at Ameriprise Financial sold 6,300 shares at $106.63 on Feb. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Exec VP of Human Resources owned 31,073 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 16.86% with the 6,300-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $108.02, up $1.39, or 1.29% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Ameriprise Financial go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 23,678
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 52,476
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 160,334

The average volume for Ameriprise Financial has been 1.2 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Ameriprise Financial has a market cap of $20.8 billion and is part of the financial sector and financial services industry. Shares are down 6.92% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Ameriprise Financial, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides a range of financial products and services in the United States and internationally. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.94%. The company has a P/E ratio of 15.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Ameriprise Financial a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Ameriprise Financial 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, solid stock price performance 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 Ameriprise Financial Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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Teradyne (TER) - FREE Research Report

Bradley Michael A who is Director at Teradyne sold 1,500 shares at $19.49 on Feb. 14, 2014. Following this transaction, the Director owned 480,922 shares meaning that the stake was reduced by 0.31% with the 1,500-share transaction.

The shares most recently traded at $19.82, up $0.33, or 1.65% since the insider transaction. Historical insider transactions for Teradyne go as follows:

  • 4-Week # shares sold: 82,078
  • 12-Week # shares sold: 82,078
  • 24-Week # shares sold: 82,078

The average volume for Teradyne has been 3.4 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Teradyne has a market cap of $3.8 billion and is part of the technology sector and electronics industry. Shares are up 12.77% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday.

Bytewise: its subsidiary is a major supplier to the auto industry. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 1.21%. The company has a P/E ratio of 18.8. Currently there are 7 analysts that rate Teradyne a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

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TheStreet Quant Ratings rates Teradyne 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 net income, good cash flow from operations and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat disappointing return on equity. Get the full Teradyne Ratings Report from TheStreet Quant Ratings now.

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